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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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Win HOME Goodies!

Win HOME Goodies!

| March 10, 2015 | 2 Comments

To celebrate the cinema release of Home previewing Mother’s Day weekend on 14th & 15th March, we’re giving five lucky readers the chance to win a batch of Home goodies, including a t-shirt, wristband, glotter globe, yo-yo, light-up, pen, headphones, umbrella and more! When Oh (Jim Parsons), a loveable misfit from another planet, lands on Earth and finds himself […]

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Bubble Wrap Painting – Puffy Sheep Mobile

Bubble Wrap Painting – Puffy Sheep Mobile

| March 10, 2015 | 4 Comments

Today is all about getting painting. My kids love to paint and we regularly get the watercolours out and they just have a go.. but every so often it is fun to do something different.. possibly a little messier? or quirkier? And today is all about bubble wrap painting and printing.. to be honest, bubble […]

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Cereal Box to Foldable Doll’s House DIY (perfect take along house)

Cereal Box to Foldable Doll’s House DIY (perfect take along house)

| March 9, 2015 | 17 Comments

I have been challenged by Betta Living Kitchens to come up with a fun box related craft…… and I think I came up with something that you guys will LOVE – a Cereal Box Pop Up Dolls… yes… a dolls house made from cereal boxes, that you can collapse, fold away and take along with you… be […]

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Coffee Filter Butterfly Crafts for Preschoolers

Coffee Filter Butterfly Crafts for Preschoolers

| March 9, 2015 | 2 Comments

Butterfly Crafts are a wonderful craft for this time of year – they are wonderful for waiting for Spring to arrive and they are fun to make right through the Summer. We finally had a go at some classic “Coffee Filter Butterflies” – great fun exploring colour theory whilst colouring our coffee filters and then […]

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Happy Moments In Your Day #DrinkItAllIn

Happy Moments In Your Day #DrinkItAllIn

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

CAUTION: Watch this video only if you are ready to feel all happy and sunshiney… do not watch with small children as they will want to see it over and over again Right, now that we have all experienced that little ray of sunshine, I want to tell you all about the “Drink It All […]

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Easy Pikachu Craft for Pokémon Lovers

Easy Pikachu Craft for Pokémon Lovers

| March 4, 2015 | 3 Comments

So we have been havig a bit of fun with Origami lately… and had a go at some ADORABLE Origami Bunnies – super cute and easy to make. And as we made a rainbow set of them… the yellow paper bunny suddenly started looking a lot like Pikachu from Pokémon!!! So we made another yellow […]

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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 | 4 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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