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Rainbow Colour Hunt – Rainy Day Activity

Rainbow Colour Hunt – Rainy Day Activity

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

So… some of you may know that I LOVE Instagram.. and the other day, the kids and I where having a bit of “photo fun”… we went on a “colour hunt” around the house and started photographing the things we could find.. oh it was so much fun to see how many different things of […]

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How to Make Oobleck Slime

How to Make Oobleck Slime

| April 6, 2015 | 2 Comments

If you are looking for something fun and simple to do during a rainy Sunday afternoon or if the holidays are upon you and stretching endlessly ahead.. have a go at making some Oobleck or SLIME! This is super fun and fascinating and is quickly and easily set up with every day kitchen materials.. Oobleck […]

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35 Butterfly Crafts

35 Butterfly Crafts

| April 4, 2015 | 7 Comments

Now, my kids adore butterflies, and each year we get our own set of caterpillars, that we watch transform into stunning butterflies. It is amazing to watch the caterpillar/ butterfly life cycle and see those amazing animals emerge. To celebrate this lovely experience we also like to do a butterfly craft! Though we have a […]

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Blossom Craft Ideas for Spring #GetYourCraftOn

Blossom Craft Ideas for Spring #GetYourCraftOn

| April 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Yes! It is that time again for me to hoste this month’s  GET YOUR CRAFT ON challenge. The Get Your Craft On challenge is a bit of monthly crafty fun, to unit Instagramers, Tweeters and Bloggers. Each month, we bring you a different Get Your Craft On Challenge on one of the “host blogs” and […]

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Egg Carton Easter Bunny

Egg Carton Easter Bunny

| April 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Time for some more Easter Crafts for kids and all ages!! Today we have some more Egg Carton crafts for you – some adorable little Egg Carton Bunnies. I totally love that THIS Easter Bunny Craft, comes complete with “bunny basket” to carry around all those Easter Eggs the Easter Bunny has to hand out!!! […]

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Pipe Cleaner Bunny Craft

Pipe Cleaner Bunny Craft

| March 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

Sneaking in another cute little Easter craft for you.. as I can’t resist making some fun little bunnies… here we have some pipe cleaner bunnies, that are quick and easy to make… I can imagine a whole set of these bouncing around the house. It is probably one of the simplest pipe cleaner bunny crafts […]

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35+ Great School Egg Decorating Competition Entries

35+ Great School Egg Decorating Competition Entries

| March 27, 2015 | 2 Comments

Soooo… it is THAT time of year again.. the time of year, when schools around the country (here in the UK ) are hosting either their Easter Bonnet Decorating competitions or their Egg Decorating competitions (or both!). My kids’ school hosts an Egg Decorating competition and Red Ted has been entering the third year running […]

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DIY Wedding Card for Kids to their Teacher (Love is…)

DIY Wedding Card for Kids to their Teacher (Love is…)

| March 26, 2015 | 3 Comments

Soooo  our lovely Reception teacher is getting married!! Woohoo. I do love a good wedding – it is such a special time in someone’s life – a real chance to be a princess for a day! So I am so excited and pleased for her! The children have been excited for too and have been […]

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Mr Men Egg Decorating

Mr Men Egg Decorating

| March 24, 2015 | 6 Comments

It is that time of year again – the kids have their School Egg Decorating competition coming up!!! Red Ted (7rs) LOVES taking part and in the past, we have quickly whipped up something the days before and entered.. but it has taken us 3 years to figure out, that the winning Egg Decorating idea, […]

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Bottle Top Bugs & Mini Beasts

Bottle Top Bugs & Mini Beasts

| March 23, 2015 | 2 Comments

My kids have always enjoyed Junk Modelling. Pip Squeak’s junk modelling tends to consist of tp rolls, cardboard boxes and LOTS of tape. Red Ted, now 7, is gradually moving on and looking for “cooler things” to craft (I say GRADUALLY, as we have plenty of back to basic days too). A session of Bottle […]

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How to Make an Origami Butterfly (simple)

How to Make an Origami Butterfly (simple)

| March 19, 2015 | 5 Comments

It is wonderful to see my kids get into some basic Origami paper folding crafts – they are now 5yrs and 7yrs and just about able to manage. Interestingly, they do well on these paper crafts for different reasons and depending on the item we are making. My son LOVES making Paper Boats and my […]

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Wooden Spoon Bunny

Wooden Spoon Bunny

| March 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Ah yes, we love nice and simple and we love cute.. here is a cute little Easter Bunny Craft that I made many moons ago for The Guardian (ha, I think you can tell that by the photo.. I would take that picture so differently these days.. but I digress… this is a great little […]

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Milk Carton Woven Basket Craft

Milk Carton Woven Basket Craft

| March 16, 2015 | 4 Comments

Today, we would like to show you how easy and simple it is to turn a plastic milk jug (or juice carton) into a cute little woven basket craft.. This little upcycled basket is perfect to fill with goodies on Mother’s Day or to let the kids use as an Easter Basket.. or make it […]

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How to Make a Toothless Dragon Costume

How to Make a Toothless Dragon Costume

| March 12, 2015 | 2 Comments

As you know, every so often, a reader shares some FABULOUS CRAFTY GOODNESS with me.. I then ask if they would mind me sharing it with you, here, on Red Ted Art. Today, is such a day. I was asking my readers about their World Book Day costumes and which book characters their kids had […]

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