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10 Rainbow Loom Charms

10 Rainbow Loom Charms

| August 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Oh how the rainbow loom bug has hit home…… we are so into our rainbow looms and rainbow loom bracelets and the kids are constantly making more and more. One thing we have  NOT yet ventured into, is rainbow loom charms/ rainbow loom characters – things you can make to add as key rings or […]

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Fabulous INSTAGRAM Giveaway! Follow @redtedart

Fabulous INSTAGRAM Giveaway! Follow @redtedart

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The kids are back in school…IT’S TIME TO PLAY GIVEAWAY! WIN: A BlendTec Designer 725 Blender or GO-Pro 3+ Silver Edition or A Gibbons Slackline   Hugs and Kisses to the sites participating that make this giveaway possible. It’s easy to enter. See below! (You HAVE  to use the widget below and you have to […]

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Tic Tac Toe – Stone Bees & Ladies Birds

Tic Tac Toe – Stone Bees & Ladies Birds

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today, we are sharing another little craft that we made for Poppy Cat and her friends. Poppy Cat loves to head outdoors. How about this craft and activity celebrating one of Poppy Cat’s favourite things to find the garden: Bees and Ladybirds. Then turn them into a game of Noughts & Crosses (Tic Tac Toe) […]

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Easy Salt Dough Keepsakes – Shell Pendant

Easy Salt Dough Keepsakes – Shell Pendant

| August 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

One of Pip Squeak’s favourite things is to collect SHELLS – LOTS of Shells. Every seaside we go to, she immediately sets off on a sea shell hunt – any size, big shells or small shells. Whole shells. Or broken shells. When we come home, she plays with the shells. Sorts them. Stacks them. Puts […]

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12 Must Follow Facebook Pages

12 Must Follow Facebook Pages

| August 9, 2014 | 8 Comments

I have been wanting to write this post for aaaaaages. There are so many fabulous social media platforms out there and so many different ways to interact with each other these days and it can be hard to know which one to focus on… I love Instagram, for a peak behind the scences, I love […]

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25 Paper Cup Crafts

25 Paper Cup Crafts

| August 6, 2014 | 6 Comments

Finally, we have a chance to share another one our craft videos with you again – this time we have Paper Cup Crafts – i.e. what can you make out the humble little paper cup?! As per usual, I have the paper cup craft VIDEO, but have also scowered the web to find more paper […]

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Bee Shooter Craft

Bee Shooter Craft

| August 6, 2014 | 3 Comments

Welllll… now here is a cute little craft – thanks to one of the new mums at our school! I had made “shooters” before – and the kids had a great time playing shooter games  with them. Recenly, the lovely Tinkerlab brought her fantastic new book and this contains some adorable Rocket Shooters – that […]

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Upcycled Crocs Boat Craft

Upcycled Crocs Boat Craft

| August 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

Well, I really am lucky, with today’s upcycled crocs craft!  These Croc Boats are so fun and love how well they float. But back to being lucky – I have to confess to having been a little crafty funk recently.. yes, we still make a lot – but a lot of the things we have […]

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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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