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Rainbow Looms: Double Fishtail using your Fingers

Rainbow Looms: Double Fishtail using your Fingers

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

So..  after we shared out Inverted Fishtail video you last week, we finally got around to continue the rainbow loom craze in our house, with this slightly simpler loom band patter – the double fishtail – using your fingers. Finger looming is super popular in our house, as my kids are only 6 and 4yrs […]

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Driftwood Crafts – Sail Boats

Driftwood Crafts – Sail Boats

| July 30, 2014 | 6 Comments

Sometimes I am as bad as the kids and I drive The Englishman MAD with our nature finds collecting… I can resist picking up a smooth beautiful stone or some gorgeous sunbleashed driftwood. I encourage the kids to do the same and then we drag it all home with us. We have piles of driftwood, pinecones […]

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Rainbow Looms: Inverted Fishtail using your Fingers

Rainbow Looms: Inverted Fishtail using your Fingers

| July 27, 2014 | 6 Comments

Yes… it has finally happened… the rainbow loom craze has hit the Red Ted Art household. And todaye we have the Inverted Fishtail using your Fingers pattern to share with you. It took us a little longer to get there, as my kids are 4yrs and 6yrs old and though the 6yrs old can JUST […]

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Fairy Tale Craft – TP Roll Castle

Fairy Tale Craft – TP Roll Castle

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Some of you may be aware that we have had LOTS of fun with Fairy Tales and Nursery Rhymes this year – we made some Goldilock Crafts, Little Red Riding Hood (invented by Pip Squeak), some Humpty Dumpties and 3 little pigs.. then we created a HUGE collection of both Fairy Tale Crafts and Nursery […]

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How to Make an Origami Lucky Star

How to Make an Origami Lucky Star

| July 23, 2014 | 3 Comments

Twinkle Twinkle Litte Star… and now it is time to make some of these adorable little Origami Lucky Stars. I am a bit rubbish at  Origami “in general”, as I am too impatient and not neat enough. But there are some great simple little Origami crafts that are great even for the likes of me! […]

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‘Squirrel Yourself’ with THE NUT JOB to win branded goodies!

‘Squirrel Yourself’ with THE NUT JOB to win branded goodies!

| July 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

It’s time to get bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, folks! To celebrate the release of ‘THE NUT JOB’, in cinemas on 1st August, we’re asking you to ‘squirrel yourself’ for a chance to win a film-themed goody bags containing a t-shirt, Frisbee, crayon set and activity sheet. We have 5 to giveaway! To enter, just draw a self-portrait […]

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Earth To Echo – Win A Family Day Out to the SEA LIFE London Aquarium

Earth To Echo – Win A Family Day Out to the SEA LIFE London Aquarium

| July 22, 2014 | 11 Comments

To celebrate the release of the summer’s most exciting adventure, Earth To Echo, in cinemas this FRIDAY, we are offering one lucky winner the chance to enjoy a family day out at the London Aquarium and win an Earth To Echo goody bag! Three runners up will also win a special Earth To Echo goody […]

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15 Owl Crafts

15 Owl Crafts

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

We LOVE Owls here at Red Ted Art, I don’t know what it is about owls, but they are just so cute and adorable and they are PERFECT for crafting – as you have so many distinct features. Browsing my blog recently, I noticed that we did have quite a number of Owl Crafts and […]

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Pom Pom Owl Craft & 10 Gorgeous Owl Books

Pom Pom Owl Craft & 10 Gorgeous Owl Books

| July 16, 2014 | 5 Comments

I am under strict order of Pip Squeak (4yrs) to share this Pom Pom Owl Craft and write “Pom Pom Owl Craft by Pip Squeak ages 4yrs” for everyone to see on the internet. So here you… here is Pip Squeak’s Pom Pom Owl! We are quite some pom pom fans in our house right […]

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How to Make Fork Pom Poms

How to Make Fork Pom Poms

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

It has been a while now since we made these super cute and simple little Fork Pom Poms. We LOVE pom poms in our house and I love trying out different ways to make them and seeing which way is easiest for the kids. I confess for KIDS a pom pom maker really is great, though a rectangular piece […]

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25+ DIY Gifts for Kids – Make Your Gifts Special!

25+ DIY Gifts for Kids – Make Your Gifts Special!

| July 11, 2014 | 2 Comments

I have to say, one of the things I have REALLY enjoyed since having kids in my life, is having the opportunity to MAKE for them. Whether it is my own kids, my close friends’ kids or kids in the family, making your own presents for them is just wonderfully fun. Whether it is a […]

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Paper Plate Flying Saucer Craft + 15 Books About Space

Paper Plate Flying Saucer Craft + 15 Books About Space

| July 10, 2014 | 5 Comments

Clearly I am TERRIBLY bias, but I do love the crafts that Pip Squeak brings home from nursery. Recently, they made these adorable Paper Plate Flying saucers – such a wonderfully “classic” craft for kids and the kids adored making them as part of the “space lesson plans”. I love how they made it easy […]

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Frozen Elsa Clothes Pin Doll

Frozen Elsa Clothes Pin Doll

| July 7, 2014 | 4 Comments

A few months ago, I was in Vienna doing a workshop to celebrate the launch of my book into German. I am so pleased to see it German print (some of you may remember that I am half Austrian!) and published by a fantastic German Publisher – Loewe Verlag. It forms part of a “Natur […]

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Kids craft ideas from Pinterest

Kids craft ideas from Pinterest

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the summer officially here and long days to fill up with fun rapidly approaching, it is always a good idea to have some craft ideas for kids handy. Making crafts and being creative does not require any special talent or settings – it’s all about quality family-time and having fun with your little ones. […]

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