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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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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 | 21 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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