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Printing with Gelli Plates

Printing with Gelli Plates

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sooo. Today, I have a LOVELY guest post from the peeps over at Gelli Plates! Gelli Plates are a versatile plate for printing techniques – we recently received a set and the kids had great fun experimenting with it. I can see us having many more arty sessions in our house. You can create anything […]

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Stained Glass Cookie Recipe

Stained Glass Cookie Recipe

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier in the year, we tried our hands over at Life at The Zoo at Stained Glass Cookies – made Heart shaped ones, which of course would be perfect for Christmas too… but today we made some Star Cookie Ornaments. Clearly, the kids ADORED these cookies (well, as sweetie and a cookie one? Who wouldn’t?!) […]

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30+ Salt Dough Crafts for Kids

30+ Salt Dough Crafts for Kids

| October 27, 2014 | 3 Comments

We have a long standing “love affair” with salt dough, it is something that we come back to over and over again. Many of our salt dough crafts we don’t even “bother” sharing with you here, as they are variations on the same theme or the children simply modeling, exploring and having fun with salt […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Kid Art Lamps

Gifts Kids Can Make: Kid Art Lamps

| October 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Oh I am so excited to share today’s craft with you!!! It is an idea I spotted in shop for purchase.. and I thought would be fun to recreate in a child friendly way – turning a wineglass into a DIY lamp. The shop one was “all finished” and featured Queen Victoria, but I was […]

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Mini Ghost Pinatas – 5min Paper Cup Craft for Halloween

Mini Ghost Pinatas – 5min Paper Cup Craft for Halloween

| October 24, 2014 | 2 Comments

Welcome back to this special edition of Poppy Cat HALLOWEEN. Oh yes, Halloween can be a little spooky this time of year, but Poppy Cat and her friends¬†know how to the take the spook out of Halloween and make it fun instead. Halloween is an opportunity to play lots of fun games and get dressed […]

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25 Newspaper Craft Ideas

25 Newspaper Craft Ideas

| October 23, 2014 | 9 Comments

Welcome to another crafty chat video and craft demo with Ali from Kids Chaos – today we talk about NEWSPAPERS and what you can make out of them. The most obvious use for newspaper, is to use it for paper mache and in the video we share a few quick ideas for papier mache, but […]

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Doll in a Box – My Gift to my 5yrd Old

Doll in a Box – My Gift to my 5yrd Old

| October 23, 2014 | 19 Comments

Let me begin by saying.. yes…. I am SHOWING OFF! This post is all about me showing off to you. Because I am really rather, very and totally pleased with myself. There. I hope you don’t mind my smugness, but sometimes, I think you just have to be, right?!?! A few months ago, we received […]

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Halloween Tin Can Bowling

Halloween Tin Can Bowling

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Come find us over on Party Delights for some fun fun fun Halloween Tin Can bowling. We had Great fun making this set of ghoulish (or maybe just a little bit cute?!?! Tin Can characters!). I love this project, as it takes your old “tin can”, that you were going to throw away and you […]

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Halloween Crafts: TP Roll Treat Buckets

Halloween Crafts: TP Roll Treat Buckets

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

A quick note to say that we have been having some MONSTER FUN with TP Rolls again this week. This time we have been making little Halloween Treat Buckets – we have made Monsters, Jack O’Lanterns and little Ghosts. So cute! And who would haev thought that this Halloween Craft is made from TP Rolls. […]

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Pom Pom Dolly Peg Fairies

Pom Pom Dolly Peg Fairies

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Many regular readers of my bog will know that we love both Pom Poms and Clothe pins dolls.. so it really it was only a matter of time before i had a go at combing the two. Pom Pom Fairies seem to be everywhere at the moment. I was particularly inspired by this rainbow Pom […]

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Snowflake Craft Ideas

Snowflake Craft Ideas

| October 20, 2014 | 4 Comments

Snowflake. Snowflake. Little Snowflake. Little Snowflake. Falling-from-the-sky…… Snowflake. Snowflake.. aaaah. How my kids are desperate for it to snow this coming Winter. Last year, we didn’t see a single snowflake. So, we decided that we had to create our own little snowflake scene indoors. Maybe this year, the weather will allow the kids to have […]

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Pine Cone Crafts – Snowy Owls

Pine Cone Crafts – Snowy Owls

| October 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

Soooo you know that we adore pine cone crafts, right? And that we have rather a thing about OWLS? Well…. we have made pine cone owls before (which look lovely as little Christmas Tree Decorations). Now Pip Squeak has started school (she is in Reception), her teacher asked if I could come in and craft […]

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Pom Pom Making Techniques & DIY Pom Pom Scarf

Pom Pom Making Techniques & DIY Pom Pom Scarf

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

So! We are back.. back with yet MORE Pom Poms (this time, I show you how to make a no sew Pom Pom Scarf), as well as another “crafty chat” and craft video with Ali from Kids Chaos. In this week’s crafty chat video, we discuss the WONDERFUL WORLD OF POM POMS. Yes. We have […]

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TP Roll Gift Box Ideas

TP Roll Gift Box Ideas

| October 11, 2014 | 2 Comments

Soooo, yes, we do have little spurts of activity and craftiness.. and often one theme sparks another.. you may have noticed a few TP Roll Crafts popping up on Red Ted Art these last few days.. well, if you know us, you know how much we LOVE craft with Loo Rolls! So much so, we […]

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