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Easy Salt Dough Recipe: Toy Bakery

Easy Salt Dough Recipe: Toy Bakery

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yes, you can tell that we have been busy with salt dough recently, right?! It is easy to make up a big batch of either plain or coloured salt dough and then store it for a couple of weeks and use it up a bit at a time. Today, we used the traditional plain salt […]

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Boxtroll Craft – Make Your Own TP Roll Boxtroll!

Boxtroll Craft – Make Your Own TP Roll Boxtroll!

| September 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

Some of you may have already seen the latest Boxtroll movie.. I confess, that we haven’t yet, but a few of their characters have made their way into our house and Red Ted can’t wait to go and see it… so whilst we await our turn to go, we decided to get crafty and make […]

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20 Apple Craft Ideas

20 Apple Craft Ideas

| September 4, 2014 | 2 Comments

Soooo… you may have noticed that we have gone a little APPLE MAD here recently.. well it IS apple season.. and apple crafts are such a lovely way to celebrate Autumn…. I love the lovely apple reds and apple greens, the round simple shapes, that lend themselves perfectly for creating apple crafts for kids!  Without […]

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Apple Crafts – Apple Pom Poms!!!

Apple Crafts – Apple Pom Poms!!!

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

So.. now that the kids have mastered making pom poms, thanks our pom pom maker (affiliate), we are making more and more and more pom poms. There are rather a lot of pom pom bunnies around our house, as well as pom pom birdies, but today, we are branching out (get it), to APPLE POM POMS. […]

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Yarn Apple Craft & Garland

Yarn Apple Craft & Garland

| September 1, 2014 | 8 Comments

How we love this time of year – the leaves are starting to turn, giving us the opportunity to make lots of wonderful leaf crafts, we are still foraging for berries and of course it is also Apple Season – and with that we get to make lots of lovely Apple Crafts and Apple Activities. […]

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DIY Gift Box for Kids (Recycled Plastic Bottle)

DIY Gift Box for Kids (Recycled Plastic Bottle)

| August 27, 2014 | 3 Comments

As per usual, we do love a cute recycled/ upcycled craft! So when Red Ted had a “charity fun raising day” and the kids were selling these ADORABLE little upcycled gift boxes to raise money for an African charity, I knew I had to share these with you. The teacher was more than happy for […]

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Fairy Houses Nature Craft

Fairy Houses Nature Craft

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Oh how we love to get crafty with nature!! Such a great way to connect with your immediate surroundings! And one activity that my kids never seem to tire of, are our nature fairy houses. We have made many different nature houses before and each time we have adapted the fairy house to our immediate […]

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Suppose.com – Track Prices Effortlessly

Suppose.com – Track Prices Effortlessly

| August 22, 2014 | 11 Comments

When the people at Suppose.com got in touch asking me to review their site, I was intrigued. Suppose allows you to track the price of virtually any product from any retailer. You then receive alerts whenever a price drops, meaning you can get in there before an item sells out. It’s very visual, displaying the […]

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Get Ready for Back to School with Magic Tape

Get Ready for Back to School with Magic Tape

| August 21, 2014 | 2 Comments

Soooo -are you getting ready to get Back to School? Are you looking for things to keep the kids busy in the final weeks of the Summer holidays? Well, why not combine the two and get crafty in the holidays AND get ready for back to school?! 3M Scotch challenged me to get ready with […]

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Paper Plate Crafts – Dream Catchers with Hearts

Paper Plate Crafts – Dream Catchers with Hearts

| August 19, 2014 | 2 Comments

A couple of months ago I donated a copy of my Kids’ Craft Book and a “craft session” to out charity auction at school. Finally, the family that bid for it and ours where all free to get together and get crafty. As the kids were all different ages, I wanted to choose a craft […]

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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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