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Craft Stick Paper Stars

Craft Stick Paper Stars

| June 2, 2015 | 7 Comments

So, this post today is a joint effort by one of my readers (Katie H), our sister site Fun Crafts Kids and my Youtube channel….. and combined we made these wonderful little Craft Stick Stars – don’t they look adorable? I love Katie’s photos of them displayed on her window and how these little tissue […]

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Pine Cone Crafts – Rainbow Mouse Family

Pine Cone Crafts – Rainbow Mouse Family

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here is a super duper quick little craft we made the other day.. just a bit of fun. We found some of those tiny tiny little pine cones (are they even pine cones??? I am not sure) – they still had little branches attached to them and though the general shape of them would make […]

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Join us at Camp Playful (it is FREE) – Week 1

Join us at Camp Playful (it is FREE) – Week 1

| May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

As the Summer Holidays approach I have gotten together with fabulous fellow bloggers come VLOGGERS to create a fantastic set of (free) video resources this Summer – Camp Playful! The idea is simple – each week you will receive an email with 3 great video projects that you can do with the kids from Inner […]

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Free Butterfly Colouring Pages for Spring & Summer

Free Butterfly Colouring Pages for Spring & Summer

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

My kids ADORE colouring. It is a funny old thing colouring – as they do really enjoy creating and drawing “free hand too”.. but I think colouring pages, give them the chance to be creative, but also “switch off a little” and go into some sort of “meditative” state (I love watching their facial expressions […]

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Knitted Heart Gifts (free pattern) – Garlands, Bookmarks and Key chains

Knitted Heart Gifts (free pattern) – Garlands, Bookmarks and Key chains

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

So.. a while back the lovely Liz from Me and My Shadow shared a gorgeous little Knitted Heart Parttern. I confess, that I hadn’t had a chance to make it.. and after only about 18 months, I finally had a go at knitting my own little knitted hearts! And the funny thing was – once […]

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Easy Origami Cats – Paper Crafts for Kids

Easy Origami Cats – Paper Crafts for Kids

| May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Aaaah yes.. here we are again MORE Origami for Kids.. more EASY Origami for Kids.. as my kids hit 5 and 7yrs old, I find that they can do more and more origami type projects. And we particularly love the “easy and simple” origami patterns, that only need a few steps to complete – much […]

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Stone Crafts – Easy Ladybird Stones

Stone Crafts – Easy Ladybird Stones

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Some of you may know, or may not know, that my kids have launched their very own YouTube channel! Hooray. It is all rather exciting and lots and lots of fun. Their channel is all about kids creating videos for kids – i.e. it is all about stuff for kids BY KIDS. Today, they (I) […]

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How to Make a Catapult Toy from Craft Sticks

How to Make a Catapult Toy from Craft Sticks

| May 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Today we will show you how to make a catapult using popsicle sticks aka craft sticks and LOOM BANDS (yes, loom bands.. you may be left with tons of them after the recent loom band crave… here is one use for a handful of them!). We used multi coloured craft sticks for this – but of […]

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Pony Bead Loom Band Patterns – Finger Looming

Pony Bead Loom Band Patterns – Finger Looming

| May 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

You may have noticed that we have had a little Rainbow Loom Band revival in our house. It started off with our Rainbow Loom Bouncy Balls – which the kids simply adore.. and once the loom bands were out.. the kids started making again. Always looking for new and SIMPLE ideas for the kids to […]

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30 Shoe Box Craft Ideas

30 Shoe Box Craft Ideas

| May 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Oh I am a bit of a hoarder of Shoe Boxes.. I don’t know what it is about them, I just love them – they come in that perfect “little size”, you can put things IN a shoebox, shoe boxes stack neatly and they come in all sorts of colours. We particularly shoe boxes, as […]

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Pom Pom Fairies (Decorations & Ornaments)

Pom Pom Fairies (Decorations & Ornaments)

| May 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

Welcome back to another crafty project from Red Ted Art.. well actually, THIS time our craft is presented to you by Pip Squeak.. at the tender age of 5, she came up with this Pom Pom Fairy craft all on her own. And though I want to bask in her pom pom fairy creativity glory, […]

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Bird Watching & Identification (FREE PRINTABLE)

Bird Watching & Identification (FREE PRINTABLE)

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

As Spring is in the air, and the weather gets warmer, the kids and I are spending more and more time outdoors. We have been watching the flowers blossom and the green leaves shoot. We have seen little birds building nests and hunting for worms for their young! I have to confess though, that I […]

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How To Make an Origami Budgie

How To Make an Origami Budgie

| May 6, 2015 | 5 Comments

You may have noticed our recent love for paper crafts – or more specifically Origami for kids. My kids are now 7yrs and 5yrs old and it is a great age to start introducing them to paper folding techniques and simple Origami crafts. To date, I have found my kids enthusiasm hit and miss – […]

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How to Make a Magic Wallet

How to Make a Magic Wallet

| May 5, 2015 | 9 Comments

We love a bit of magic in our house. Red Ted aged 7, is just at the age, where is loving having a go at Magic Tricks himself and showing off his magicians skills to family. And then of course, magic is even MORE FUN when you can make it yourself. So this on is […]

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