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Pony Bead Loom Band Patterns – Finger Looming

Pony Bead Loom Band Patterns – Finger Looming

| May 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

You may have noticed that we have had a little Rainbow Loom Band revival in our house. It started off with our Rainbow Loom Bouncy Balls – which the kids simply adore.. and once the loom bands were out.. the kids started making again. Always looking for new and SIMPLE ideas for the kids to […]

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30 Shoe Box Craft Ideas

30 Shoe Box Craft Ideas

| May 13, 2015 | 2 Comments

Oh I am a bit of a hoarder of Shoe Boxes.. I don’t know what it is about them, I just love them – they come in that perfect “little size”, you can put things IN a shoebox, shoe boxes stack neatly and they come in all sorts of colours. We particularly shoe boxes, as […]

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Pom Pom Fairies (Decorations & Ornaments)

Pom Pom Fairies (Decorations & Ornaments)

| May 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

Welcome back to another crafty project from Red Ted Art.. well actually, THIS time our craft is presented to you by Pip Squeak.. at the tender age of 5, she came up with this Pom Pom Fairy craft all on her own. And though I want to bask in her pom pom fairy creativity glory, […]

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Bird Watching & Identification (FREE PRINTABLE)

Bird Watching & Identification (FREE PRINTABLE)

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

As Spring is in the air, and the weather gets warmer, the kids and I are spending more and more time outdoors. We have been watching the flowers blossom and the green leaves shoot. We have seen little birds building nests and hunting for worms for their young! I have to confess though, that I […]

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How To Make an Origami Budgie

How To Make an Origami Budgie

| May 6, 2015 | 5 Comments

You may have noticed our recent love for paper crafts – or more specifically Origami for kids. My kids are now 7yrs and 5yrs old and it is a great age to start introducing them to paper folding techniques and simple Origami crafts. To date, I have found my kids enthusiasm hit and miss – […]

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How to Make a Magic Wallet

How to Make a Magic Wallet

| May 5, 2015 | 9 Comments

We love a bit of magic in our house. Red Ted aged 7, is just at the age, where is loving having a go at Magic Tricks himself and showing off his magicians skills to family. And then of course, magic is even MORE FUN when you can make it yourself. So this on is […]

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DIY Beach Towel Craft – a fantastic gift for Him

DIY Beach Towel Craft – a fantastic gift for Him

| May 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

Here is a craft I made MANY MOONS ago.. as a student, I used to work at the Student Union bar and other pubs. Here in the UK, alcohol companies, especially beer breweries, often have “bar towels” that they give to the pub as part of their marketing material… They are made from regular toweling, […]

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Why Your Kids Need Screen Time

Why Your Kids Need Screen Time

| May 1, 2015 | 3 Comments

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of OurPact. Screen Time… that hotly debating topic of the parenting world. For those of you that know a little more about Red Ted HQ, you will know, that at present, my kids get to have movie night – one night per week and THAT […]

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DIY Bouncy Balls – A Great Way to Use Up Rainbow Loom Bands

DIY Bouncy Balls – A Great Way to Use Up Rainbow Loom Bands

| April 28, 2015 | 7 Comments

Oh my kids ADORE Rainbow Loom Bands.. and last Summer, that was all they did…. rainbow loom bands, rainbow loom bands, rainbow loom bands. They have tons of them. As my kids are still a little younger (7yrs and 5yrs), there are only so many different patterns that they can manage (mainly the inverted fishtail* […]

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Bubble Wrap Crafts – Rainy Cloud

Bubble Wrap Crafts – Rainy Cloud

| April 27, 2015 | 4 Comments

A few weeks ago, we were having exploring with Bubble Wrap Printing. It was something that we hadn’t done in aaages and the kids really enjoyed the process of painting and seeing all those little bubbles “emerge”.. lots of printing was done (and now we have lots of “wrapping paper all readily made”). We also […]

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Free Baby Booties Crochet Pattern

Free Baby Booties Crochet Pattern

| April 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Today, I have the lovely Luz here today to share one of her WONDERFUL Crochet Patterns with you. Luz is a the ingenious lady behind Luz Patterns.com where she shares many of her wonderful Crochet Patterns and designs. Today she is letting Red Ted Art readers have her adorable Baby Booties Pattern for FREE! Isn’t that lovely? […]

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Cardboard Pirate Ship (Photo Booth & Play Ship)

Cardboard Pirate Ship (Photo Booth & Play Ship)

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Both my kids ADORE pretend play… and when we have friends over, they are always dressing up and different characters and “things”. So when Delights asked me to create a Cardboard Box Pirate Ship Photo Booth, I knew I was on to a winner… not only is this cardboard box pirate ship a GREAT prop […]

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Little Red Riding Hood Craft – TP Rolls Again!

Little Red Riding Hood Craft – TP Rolls Again!

| April 20, 2015 | 6 Comments

We do love a good TP Roll craft.. and today, we combine our TP Roll love with our love for Fairy Tales – creating a cute Little Red Riding Hood play set or story telling props. This craft was “designed” especially for the Kids Crafts 101 “Blog Hop” – a special series – bringing together 14 […]

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Kids Crafts 101 – 14 Gorgeous Kids Craft Ideas for Any Time Any Day!

Kids Crafts 101 – 14 Gorgeous Kids Craft Ideas for Any Time Any Day!

| April 20, 2015 | 11 Comments

Welcome! Today we kick off a very special two weeks of crafty fun for you, our Kids Crafts 101. I got together with a total of 14 WONDERFUL Crafty Bloggers from around the world, to bring you daily crafty inspiration – the brief for our ideas was simple: make it fun, make it for kids […]

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