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Winter Small World Play

| December 26, 2013 | 1 Comment
Winter Small World Play

Small World Play is hugely popular among nurseries and “kid bloggers”. There is something irresistible about setting up small world scenarios to let your kids explore, feel and let their imagination run away with them. I love nothing more, than when my kids PLAY with all their crafty creations. And believe you me, we do! […]

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Snow & Ice Activities

| December 17, 2013 | 9 Comments
Snow & Ice Activities

So, Christmas finishes and the Winter drags on. How to make the most of the cold weather and get the kids excited about the low temperatures? Well.. get creative with ice and snow of course. Sharing lots of ice crafts and snow activities to do with the kids this Winter! Hopefully these Winter Activities will […]

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Toilet Roll Snowman

| October 30, 2013 | 22 Comments
Toilet Roll Snowman

There isn’t an inch of snow in sight yet.. in fact, we never really get much snow here… but the kids where drawing the “school Christmas cards” this week and came home wanting to make snowmen…. so snowmen it was and what else than a TOILET ROLL SNOWMAN! You know us and loo rolls.. can’t […]

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Puzzle Pieces Crafts: Snowflakes

| May 8, 2013 | 12 Comments
Puzzle Pieces Crafts: Snowflakes

So.. I was challenged to come up with some Puzzle Pieces Craft ideas.. we all have puzzles with the odd pieces missing. Rather than throw away that puzzle, think of all the puzzle crafts you could make! A tricky one at first, but the more you get into it, the more ideas come to you! […]

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The Four Seasons – Winter Craft

| January 23, 2013 | 24 Comments
The Four Seasons – Winter Craft

Well, without meaning to, I set out 2 years ago and started The Four Seasons Craft tradition here on Red Ted Art! Each season, the kids and I do a “seasonal” picture along a certain theme. Bringing them all together at year end. Of course you can do our four seasons craft all in one […]

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Kids Craft: Button Snowflake Crafts

| November 28, 2012 | 35 Comments
Kids Craft: Button Snowflake Crafts

You may or may not know, that I am a terrible hoarder and this year, I have been trying really hard to “use things up”, along come these lovely button snowflakes, perfect winter crafts for kids and a great way to use up some of my craft hoard. I saw Thrifty Fun’s snowflakes on pinterest […]

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Simple Lanterns for Winter Solstice (or St Martin’s Day!)

| November 4, 2012 | 27 Comments
Simple Lanterns for Winter Solstice (or St Martin’s Day!)

Well.. one thing that is really “just us” each year, are our St Martin’s Day celebrations – it is  classic Autumn celebration in Austrian and German countries and involves remembering St Martin, making lanterns and going for a lantern walk in the dark whilst singing some classic children’s songs! Personally, I love this tradition and […]

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Kids Crafts: 4 Seasons – Winter Colours

| February 15, 2012 | 27 Comments
Kids Crafts: 4 Seasons – Winter Colours

Hello! Remember our Four Seasons of 2011? Well… I wanted to start another set of Four Seasons with both children for 2012. I think it is a wonderful way to explore the seasonal changes and I noticed that Red Ted really enjoyed the process last year and that he gets that something keeps changing in […]

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2011 A Year in Review & Blog Hop

| January 2, 2012 | 13 Comments
2011 A Year in Review & Blog Hop

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!!!!!! Wow, I can’t believe that we are already heading into the New Year, 2011 has simply flown by. To mark the event, a number of kid friendly bloggers got together and decided to share their favourite post of 2011. What a lovely way to explore and discover new blogs and get […]

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Quick Craft Post: Snowman Cards

| December 16, 2011 | 15 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Snowman Cards

Look what Red Ted (3.75yrs) made at nursery – a gorgeous snowman card… say aaaaaah. He is so proud of it! And so am I! Materials: Blue card stock, cotton wool pads, googly eyes, scrap white towling, glitter, paint As to the “Snowman Card How To”… I think you can guess how it was made!! […]

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Kids Craft: Shadow Puppets & Theatre

| November 2, 2011 | 32 Comments
Kids Craft: Shadow Puppets & Theatre

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! This week we have a shadow puppet and theatre for you.. As the afternoons get darker earlier, this is a wonderfully fun activity for kids of all ages! I think it is a great way to embrace the coming winter months and to look forward to the darker evenings […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Winter Scene (for Calendar – January)

| January 26, 2011 | 38 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Winter Scene (for Calendar – January)

As you may have read, we are planning to do a Calendar at the end of the year for 2012, based on pictures, crafts and paintings that we made throughout 2011. So, after seeing these lovely Christmas Scenes over at Ik Zie Ik Zie and Mermaid’s Creations, we decided to have a go. It was […]

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Kids Get Crafty – Winter Trees

| January 12, 2011 | 51 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Winter Trees

Now, I was inspired by the amazing Valerie of the Frugal Family Fun blog. She regularly comes up with beautiful and creative crafts for kids – who says that kids crafts “have to be ugly” or just a load of mess? Valerie made these lovely trees with her girls and I also decided that this […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Ice Ornaments

| December 29, 2010 | 62 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Ice Ornaments

As the UK experiences what some would say is a “proper winter”, let’s embrace the snow and ice and use it to make some beautiful decorations. How I wish this was my idea.. but of course it wasn’t! I saw it as part of a discussion over at Mumsnet – Winter Ice Decorations. They are […]

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