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Nature Play Ideas – only nature needed

Nature Play Ideas – only nature needed

| July 3, 2014 | 5 Comments

So, the Summer Holidays are upon us. The long warm days stretch ahead of us and the kids will be running riot. On our last holiday, we decided to take some books, pens & notebad, a pack of cards and nothing else. Our kids are 6yrs and 4yrs old. We brought no toys. We decided […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Hama Bead Keyring Owls

Gifts Kids Can Make: Hama Bead Keyring Owls

| July 2, 2014 | 5 Comments

So, we are coming to the end of our school year and I wanted Red Ted to make some small gifts for some of his “extra curricular” teachers. He has some lovely teachers, doing extra classes such as a writing workshop and “multi sports” with him and he loves the classes sooooo much. I thought […]

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Stationery Craft Ideas – #GetYourCraftOn

Stationery Craft Ideas – #GetYourCraftOn

| July 1, 2014 | 2 Comments

UPDATED: The stationery crafts #GetYourCraftOn Challenge is now CLOSED (see the original post down below, along with all the FABULOUS stationery crafts linked up). And now it is time to celebrate the stationery crafts shared, as well as announce the UK crafter that won the fabulous Roald Dahl craft packs outlined below. The following image […]

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Pine Cone Owls

Pine Cone Owls

| June 30, 2014

We do have a soft spot for Owl crafts here on Red Ted Art and I particularly love combing “nature crafts” with this adorable animal.. A pine cone is a brilliant nature craft material all year round – our local park seems to always have some. It looks wonderful, is tactile and can be turned into […]

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25 Milk Carton Crafts (or Juice / Tetra pack crafts!)

25 Milk Carton Crafts (or Juice / Tetra pack crafts!)

| June 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

Finally, it is here.. our Juice Carton or Milk Carton Craft Round Up.. we actually have been working on this for weeks.. but somehow we got side tracked one way or another. But finally, our juice carton video has been made, and we have lots of lovely additional links and milk carton craft ideas to […]

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Snail Crafts using Clay

Snail Crafts using Clay

| June 25, 2014 | 5 Comments

Ok, so today’s kids craft, I would call a little, uhm eccentric.. either you have to LOVE snails, or you have to be looking for an S for Ssssssnail craft (this is indeed a GREAT snail craft for preschoolers) or you are after an easy craft for kids using clay – especially since clay can […]

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Cute Owl Cupcakes

Cute Owl Cupcakes

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

We love baking with the kids and we love getting crafty in the kitchen… especially when it comes to cookies and cupcakes (have you seen our easy to decorate 4th July Cookies? We had great fun making those). Today we have a “guest post” from Life At The Zoo,  were we LOVE to bake with […]

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World Cup Crafts – Poppy Cat Finger Football

World Cup Crafts – Poppy Cat Finger Football

| June 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

With the World Cup open us and Football (Soccer!) Fever hitting our school playgrounds and homes, we thought it would be fun to have a little football craft. And it is time to invite Poppy Cat back for a visit. Poppy Cat loves nothing better than playing with all her friends! She loves going to […]

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Seaside Shell Windchime Craft

Seaside Shell Windchime Craft

| June 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Recently my father (Opapa) was visiting and we decided to head to the seaside in Whitstable for a Sunny Day out. The sound of the waves, crashing on the shore, the crunching of a bebbly beach under foot. The kids adored “finding things” and we spotted lots of little jelly fish, a sea snail (to […]

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Easy 4th July Cookie Decorating Activity for Kids

Easy 4th July Cookie Decorating Activity for Kids

| June 16, 2014 | 3 Comments

I couldn’t resist making these SUPER quick and EASY cookies with the kids. The best part about them, is that you can use plain store bought cookies, or use your family’s favourite basic cookie recipe. And as these 4th July Cookies are so easy to decorate, they make for a great party activity with lots […]

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35 Tin Can Crafts

35 Tin Can Crafts

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Welcome! Finally, we are back in our “craft video content” creating mode (that was a mouthful)… yes, we had a little break and now we are back with avengance.. today we look at Tin Can Crafts – you know, your bake bean  cans or your tuna fish cans? Quite sturdy and strong… with tricky tin […]

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Tinkerlab Book Review

Tinkerlab Book Review

| June 13, 2014 | 5 Comments

We have been eagerly awaiting the release of this wonderful new book – Tinkerlab THE BOOK!!! I have long been a fan of Tinkerlab the blog and it’s owner Rachelle Doorley… not only does Rachelle have wonderful ideas, but she is pretty lovely too. Win win. So, when I heard she was writing  a book, […]

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Alice in Wonderland Crafts – Card Soldiers

Alice in Wonderland Crafts – Card Soldiers

| June 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

My lovely brother and sister in law recently had an “Alice in Wonderland” themed wedding… and they put me in charge of some kids’ activities/ crafts for the “morning after the night before”. So, I had a little ponder and thought it would be good to have a range of different alice in wonderland crafts […]

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Frozen Story Stones

Frozen Story Stones

| June 9, 2014 | 5 Comments

Some of you may have seen our Frozen Puppets last week. The kids had great fun playing with them and then I had some lovely poeple on twitter and instagram share their puppets with me too. One of them – Lisa from Foundation Stage Two – had the great idea to take the free printable […]

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