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How to Finger Knit

How to Finger Knit

| March 19, 2014 | 9 Comments

If you’re new here, you may want to join us on Facebook or Google +. Thanks for visiting!So… my kids see me knitting and crocheting on a semi regular basis and are soooo keen to learn. Red Ted is 6yrs old and Pip Squeak is 4yrs old. I think Red Ted is JUST old enough […]

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Egg Decorating Ideas: Yoda Easter Egg

Egg Decorating Ideas: Yoda Easter Egg

| March 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Yep.. first we had Batman and Robin.. then we had a Dalek Egg (for those Dr Who fans out there)… and THEN we had YODA! Yep, non other than Starwars’ favourite character: Yoda! These were all Red Ted’s creations last year.. and he loved every single one of them. We have had some casualities.. as he […]

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Fun with Post-it Notes #fulloflife

Fun with Post-it Notes #fulloflife

| March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

As you know we are a GREAT fan of Post-it Notes in our house…. we already made some Post-it Notes Pinatas (seriously, I know I am bias, but they are sooo cute, you simply have to check them out – our Pinata Owl and our Monsters Inc Pinata here). And the kids are forever using […]

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The Owl and The Pussycat Craft

The Owl and The Pussycat Craft

| March 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

Making toys out of gloves is a great craft for the beginner sewer. Usually there is no cutting of the glove involved, which means no fraying if things are not sewn as neatly as they could be. Also, you can usually choose to glue on some of the details, making the sewing portion of the […]

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A Very Special Postcard… #lastingchange

A Very Special Postcard… #lastingchange

| March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

This is  Eliafura. Eliafura, makes the most beautiful batiks and tie dyed material.  With the support of the Gatsby Trust Eliafura has registered her business and learned important health and safety rules around the chemicals she uses.   Eliafura now also trains other women in the village who bring material to her and she shows them […]

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Humpty Dumpty Crafts – Egg Decorating

Humpty Dumpty Crafts – Egg Decorating

| March 10, 2014 | 3 Comments

So… we had some wonderful Fairy Tales and Fairy Tale Crafts recently.. and I thought it would be fun to explore some Nursery Rhymes and crafts to go with them. We already have a popular 5 Little Ducks Went Swimming One Day craft, as well as some little walnut mice, perfect for a Hickory Dickory […]

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Goldilocks and The Three Bears Craft

Goldilocks and The Three Bears Craft

| March 5, 2014 | 6 Comments

Well… we have a bit of a Fairy Tale thing going here in Red Ted HQ at the moment. I think the kids are just at the right age to really enjoy hearing them, repeating them and then expanding on the Fairy Tales. So we are having a Fairy Tale Crafts bonanza! We have already […]

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Bunny & Rabbit Crafts (and some cheeky Carrots!)

Bunny & Rabbit Crafts (and some cheeky Carrots!)

| March 4, 2014 | 10 Comments

Bunnies and rabbits are BIG in our house. Both the kids “comforters” are and were Rabbits. So it is only natural for us to explore some bunny crafts… and as Easter is around the corner, bunny crafts are just perfect for your Easter craft inspiration too. So I set my fellow crafty bloggers the challenge […]

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Quick Toilet Paper Roll Bunnies – East Crafts for Kids

Quick Toilet Paper Roll Bunnies – East Crafts for Kids

| March 4, 2014 | 9 Comments

Here is probably one of my quickest TP Roll Crafts yet (well, this one and our TP Roll Doodle Owl) – both make the most of the toilet paper roll’s natural colour – so there is no painting or decorating required first. Just a snip and glue and a little pen and done: you have […]

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Carrot Cupcake Decorations

Carrot Cupcake Decorations

| March 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

We love baking over at Life at The Zoo… Cooking with kids is something that I am passionate about, but also need to make more time for. We also like to make things FUN. So we took our easy basic Carrot Cake recipe, turned it into muffins AND then decorated them with little ready roll […]

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Egg Decorating: Easter Bunny Craft

Egg Decorating: Easter Bunny Craft

| March 3, 2014 | 2 Comments

Soooo… around about this time of year we start “blowing out” all our eggs so that we can decorate and keep them (until they break! Ha!). This year Red Ted (6) managed to blow out his very first egg. He was SO proud of himself!! If you pop over to our “egg blowing” post, there […]

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Spring Craft Ideas

Spring Craft Ideas

| February 27, 2014 | 7 Comments

As you may have guessed, we are getting all excited about Spring Crafts at the moment!! Spring is definitely in the air and with that we love to start thinking about garden crafts, planting things, flowers, blossoms and butterflies. So many heart lifting things that Spring brings our way. As usual, I have gotten together […]

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A Quick Cat in the Hat HAT!

A Quick Cat in the Hat HAT!

| February 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

Here is a quick craft for you – a Mad Hatters Hat or a Cat in the Hat Hat….  we have been waiting to share this easy craft since the Summer. We went to the Wilderness Festival and the lovely people from the Charles Dickens Museum in London, were making these simple paper hats with […]

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Pompom Crafts: Angry Birds

Pompom Crafts: Angry Birds

| February 26, 2014 | 4 Comments

Some of you may know, that we have been having LOTS of fun with our PomPom Maker (aff). I have resisted a pompom maker as an “unnecessary” gadget for ages.. after all 2 strips of card/ circles of card or a fork will do nicely. Yes it will. But I found that the pompom make is […]

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