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Minion Crafts – Corner Bookmarks

Minion Crafts – Corner Bookmarks

| July 8, 2015 | 3 Comments

Minion fever is hitting Red Ted HQ. Have you seen the new Minion Movie yet? Did you like it? Either way, we (!) love these yellow little guys. They are just such a giggle and the simplicity of the characters make it a really great craft subject for the kids too. So today, we decided […]

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2 Finger Finger Knitting

2 Finger Finger Knitting

| July 8, 2015 | 2 Comments

Last summer my kids learnt how to finger knit! Yay. It tooks a while and a few sessions (a couple of month apart) and then suddenly it clicked and they were away. Then I remembered that you can actually finger knit using only 2 fingers (doh!!). How silly of me. Of course.. though the resulting […]

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Free Colouring Pages for Grown Ups – Dolphins

Free Colouring Pages for Grown Ups – Dolphins

| July 7, 2015 | 9 Comments

Looking for more glorious colouring pages for grown ups to do? Look no further.. today we have some delightful and gorgeous Dolphin Colouring Pages. Let your mind wander and travel away on the big wide oceans, as you get stuck into colouring these gorgeous dolphins in. We certainly have caught the “colouring bug” and are […]

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Learn with Play – a Fabulous New Book

Learn with Play – a Fabulous New Book

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you have young children and subscribe to the philosophy of “learning through play”, then you simply MUST check out this amazing collaborative book by 94 Authors from around the globe: LEARN WITH PLAY! A GIANT COLLECTION OF HANDS-ON KIDS ACTIVITIES – handpicked and brought to you in a choice of handy formats – ebook, […]

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Bottle Top Castanets

Bottle Top Castanets

| July 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

Oh these cute little click clack toys or Bottle Top Castanets have been on my to do list simply forever. I first spotted this fabulous little idea many moons ago, when I did a 15 Musical Crafts round up. El Hada de Papel made a cute set, and we so wanted to have a go! […]

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Cactus Crafts – Hama Bead Jewellry

Cactus Crafts – Hama Bead Jewellry

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

It is that time of year….. the weather is hotting up and we are thinking about Summer themed crafts. There are so many things that say SUMMER to us – from boats, to shells, to flying kites and sunflowers…. and one such thing is our prickly friend the cactus. I personally have a “bit of […]

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8 Free Bug Colouring Pages, perfect for Preschoolers

8 Free Bug Colouring Pages, perfect for Preschoolers

| July 1, 2015 | 2 Comments

Welcome back! Our Summer of Free Colouring Pages CONTINUES! Would love to hear what you think of the colouring pages to date and whether you would like to continue seeing more here on Red Ted Art! I hope that the colouring pages are proving to be a helpful resource for you. Today, we have some […]

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Easy Origami Swan – a great intro to Origami

Easy Origami Swan – a great intro to Origami

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Welcome back to another day of PAPER CRAFTS!! We have a whole set of EASY ORIGAMI patterns for you to try out either for yourself or the kids – a great way to give origami a go and discover that it isn’t as hard as it looks! Today we have this wonderful and of course […]

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Colouring Pages for Grown Ups – Chameleons

Colouring Pages for Grown Ups – Chameleons

| June 24, 2015 | 2 Comments

I have had wonderful feedback from you all with regards to the Summer Colouring Pages I have been running – curating some fantastic colouring page “guest posts” from wonderful bloggers across the globe. Today, we have a treat for you – some colouring pages for Grown Ups! Yep, we get to colour too… with the […]

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Easy Macrame Dolls (using Paracords)

Easy Macrame Dolls (using Paracords)

| June 23, 2015 | 3 Comments

Sooo I did warn you that we would be having fun with Paracords this Summer!! Here is another little paracord craft – actually it is a macrame craft – but it works perfectly for left over bits and pieces of paracord – little Dollies! We love turning these paracord dolls into Keychains and Zipper Pulls […]

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Paper Chromatography Flowers

Paper Chromatography Flowers

| June 22, 2015 | 5 Comments

Today, I welcome the lovely people behind Whizz Pop Bang – a new and cool Kids’ Science Magazine. They share with us this great Science come Art activity — Chromatography Flowers. Whizz Pop Bang is has a kick starter fund raising campaign (only 11 days left), so if you want to be part of something exciting and […]

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Stacking Origami Gift Boxes – Cute Cats

Stacking Origami Gift Boxes – Cute Cats

| June 19, 2015 | 2 Comments

Today we have a super cute guest post (or guest vlog, depending on how you see it) from Jenny Chan over at Origami Tree. Jenny is a passionate paper and Origami crafter and has a wonderful youtube channel with lots of classic and brand new Origami Patterns. Today, she is sharing with us these super […]

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5 Beach Colouring Pages

5 Beach Colouring Pages

| June 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

Oh we do like be beside the seaside… oh we do like to be beside the seaaaaaaaa… tralalalalala oh yes, the Summer is upon us! And to celebrate the Summer and the glorious sun (not that I can see any of it here! Ha!), we are sharing yet more lovely colouring pages with you today. […]

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How to make Paracord Bracelets (with no Buckle and adjustable strap)

How to make Paracord Bracelets (with no Buckle and adjustable strap)

| June 16, 2015 | 10 Comments

Last year it was all about Rainbow Loom Bands (in fact, my kids still love loom bands and they do get carted out regularly..), but THIS year.. we have discovered PARACORDS! Paracords are those strong, colourful, thick cords, associated with outdoor types, you will find sailors using or climbers, the military… etc. Originally they were designed […]

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