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15 Funny Face Ideas #RedNoseDay

15 Funny Face Ideas #RedNoseDay

| March 3, 2015 | 6 Comments

Oh yes, here in the UK it is the “silly season” again — as Comic Relief hurtles towards us, the whole of the UK, is planning what silly antics they can get up to in the name of charity.. to be honest, I all think it is an excuse.. people just want to get silly….. […]

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Finger Knitting: Simple Mouse Cat Toy Craft

Finger Knitting: Simple Mouse Cat Toy Craft

| March 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

My kids are BIG TIME into Finger Knitting. They learnt how to finger knit a few months ago and now they can’t stop knit knit knitting away. Finger knitting, though a great way to introduce kids to knitting, can be a bit, well uhm.. sausage like. We have made lots and lots of toy scarves […]

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Rainbow Butterfly Cork Crafts

Rainbow Butterfly Cork Crafts

| March 2, 2015 | 3 Comments

Welcome back to more crafty fun! Today, we have an adorable little cork craft, that is super easy for younger kids to make too (in fact, we will be doing this with Pip Squeak’s Reception class sometime soon!). These little cork bugs or butterfly corks are a great way to “use up” some kids art, […]

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25 Fantastic Discovery Bottle Ideas

25 Fantastic Discovery Bottle Ideas

| February 27, 2015 | 3 Comments

Today’s post is ALL ABOUT SENSORY BOTTLES! I have to confess, I didn’t really “know” about sensory or discover bottles, when my kids were little… I wish I did. They are so so soooo simple to make and yet provide hours of entertainment and fun.  Luckily, I can still play “catch up”, as I think […]

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Easy Fondant Sheep How To

Easy Fondant Sheep How To

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

We recently made a Skylander’s Cake for my 7 year old’s Birthday party (full photos and post to follow!). As part of this, we need some little edible sheep decorations. I had some fondant icing left over, but couldn’t get decent black food colouring in time for finishing off the cake… so I came up […]

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3D Paper Shamrocks

3D Paper Shamrocks

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Aaaaah,  I confess, we don’t have many St Patrick’s Day crafts here on Red Ted Art, it isn’t a “big day” here in the Uk, but we do have some Rainbow Crafts dotted around and I do like to pick out some crafts for those of you that DO like to celebrate and decorate for […]

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Skylanders Birthday Party Cake

Skylanders Birthday Party Cake

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

So… this year’s “thing” among the boys in Red Ted’s class is SKYLANDERS. I confess, that we do not own a wii or any sort of games portal, but that my son has a lot of the Skylanders figures. I think they are cool and he loves to play with them. He takes his Skylanders […]

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Simple Pajama Party Teddy Invites (or is it Pyjama ?!)

Simple Pajama Party Teddy Invites (or is it Pyjama ?!)

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Oh the dilemmas of blogging.. here I was, going to do a quick and easy post on “Pyjama party” invites, when I am suddenly faced with the conundrum of international spellings. I believe it is Pajama in the Us and Pyjama in the UK.. maybe I should simply stick with PJs?! Argh. Anyway, I digress. […]

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DIY Spilled Coffee Prank for April Fool’s Day

DIY Spilled Coffee Prank for April Fool’s Day

| February 17, 2015 | 3 Comments

My kids are starting to get old enough to appreciate the fun of “teasing” or “tricking” people – of course, we always emphasise that you need to keep it friendly and nice – and that tricky any one should be fun and not hurtful or disappointing. So with April Fool’s Day coming up, I thought […]

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Melty Bead Suncatchers, Bubble Wands and an Artful Year

Melty Bead Suncatchers, Bubble Wands and an Artful Year

| February 13, 2015 | 8 Comments

I am delighted today, to talk about and share a VERY LOVELY book with you today – it is a book by fellow blogger and friend Jean Van’T Hul – The Artful Year. It is her second (!) book that she has brought out and if you are familiar with the first and her website, […]

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TP Roll DIY Cat Toy

TP Roll DIY Cat Toy

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Now here is a little TP Roll Craft for Cat Lovers.. actually… this little Cat Toy Craft is also nice for hamsters and guinea pigs that like to play. It is super quick and easy to make and will provide hours of fun for your furry friend. Please note: after sharing this Cat Toy How […]

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Heart Felt Board

Heart Felt Board

| February 10, 2015 | 3 Comments

It’s a pleasure to share today’s idea with Red Ted Art readers! My name is Mihaela and I’m mum behind Best Toys 4 Toddlers blog. Our motto is: Playing is serious business! and we love to sneak in a bit of learning in creative playtime! Today we would like to share with all of you […]

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Make Your Own Valentine Card! (Free Printable)

Make Your Own Valentine Card! (Free Printable)

| February 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

Hi! I am thrilled to be here sharing some creative ideas with you today as part of the 30 Days of Love with Red Ted Art! I’ve been a big fan of all the creative inspiration shared here. My name is Jen Goode (that’s goodie, like gumdrops!) and you can find more of my creative […]

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Coffee Filter Snowflakes – Classic Crafts for Kids

Coffee Filter Snowflakes – Classic Crafts for Kids

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Well.. we have been making Coffee Filter Snowflakes for years.. and each time, I take some quick photos here and there and then forget to share them with you! This is such a classic childhood craft, that that is probably why, I never get round to editing the Coffee Filter Snowflake photos and sharing them […]

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