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Pom Pom Owl Craft & 10 Gorgeous Owl Books

Pom Pom Owl Craft & 10 Gorgeous Owl Books

| July 16, 2014 | 5 Comments

I am under strict order of Pip Squeak (4yrs) to share this Pom Pom Owl Craft and write “Pom Pom Owl Craft by Pip Squeak ages 4yrs” for everyone to see on the internet. So here you… here is Pip Squeak’s Pom Pom Owl! We are quite some pom pom fans in our house right […]

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How to Make Fork Pom Poms

How to Make Fork Pom Poms

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

It has been a while now since we made these super cute and simple little Fork Pom Poms. We LOVE pom poms in our house and I love trying out different ways to make them and seeing which way is easiest for the kids. I confess for KIDS a pom pom maker really is great, though a rectangular piece […]

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25+ DIY Gifts for Kids – Make Your Gifts Special!

25+ DIY Gifts for Kids – Make Your Gifts Special!

| July 11, 2014 | 3 Comments

I have to say, one of the things I have REALLY enjoyed since having kids in my life, is having the opportunity to MAKE for them. Whether it is my own kids, my close friends’ kids or kids in the family, making your own presents for them is just wonderfully fun. Whether it is a […]

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Paper Plate Flying Saucer Craft + 15 Books About Space

Paper Plate Flying Saucer Craft + 15 Books About Space

| July 10, 2014 | 5 Comments

Clearly I am TERRIBLY bias, but I do love the crafts that Pip Squeak brings home from nursery. Recently, they made these adorable Paper Plate Flying saucers – such a wonderfully “classic” craft for kids and the kids adored making them as part of the “space lesson plans”. I love how they made it easy […]

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Frozen Elsa Clothes Pin Doll

Frozen Elsa Clothes Pin Doll

| July 7, 2014 | 5 Comments

A few months ago, I was in Vienna doing a workshop to celebrate the launch of my book into German. I am so pleased to see it German print (some of you may remember that I am half Austrian!) and published by a fantastic German Publisher – Loewe Verlag. It forms part of a “Natur […]

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Kids craft ideas from Pinterest

Kids craft ideas from Pinterest

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the summer officially here and long days to fill up with fun rapidly approaching, it is always a good idea to have some craft ideas for kids handy. Making crafts and being creative does not require any special talent or settings – it’s all about quality family-time and having fun with your little ones. […]

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Nature Play Ideas – only nature needed

Nature Play Ideas – only nature needed

| July 3, 2014 | 6 Comments

So, the Summer Holidays are upon us. The long warm days stretch ahead of us and the kids will be running riot. On our last holiday, we decided to take some books, pens & notebad, a pack of cards and nothing else. Our kids are 6yrs and 4yrs old. We brought no toys. We decided […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Hama Bead Keyring Owls

Gifts Kids Can Make: Hama Bead Keyring Owls

| July 2, 2014 | 8 Comments

So, we are coming to the end of our school year and I wanted Red Ted to make some small gifts for some of his “extra curricular” teachers. He has some lovely teachers, doing extra classes such as a writing workshop and “multi sports” with him and he loves the classes sooooo much. I thought […]

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Stationery Craft Ideas – #GetYourCraftOn

Stationery Craft Ideas – #GetYourCraftOn

| July 1, 2014 | 5 Comments

UPDATED: The stationery crafts #GetYourCraftOn Challenge is now CLOSED (see the original post down below, along with all the FABULOUS stationery crafts linked up). And now it is time to celebrate the stationery crafts shared, as well as announce the UK crafter that won the fabulous Roald Dahl craft packs outlined below. The following image […]

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Pine Cone Owls

Pine Cone Owls

| June 30, 2014

We do have a soft spot for Owl crafts here on Red Ted Art and I particularly love combing “nature crafts” with this adorable animal.. A pine cone is a brilliant nature craft material all year round – our local park seems to always have some. It looks wonderful, is tactile and can be turned into […]

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25 Milk Carton Crafts (or Juice / Tetra pack crafts!)

25 Milk Carton Crafts (or Juice / Tetra pack crafts!)

| June 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

Finally, it is here.. our Juice Carton or Milk Carton Craft Round Up.. we actually have been working on this for weeks.. but somehow we got side tracked one way or another. But finally, our juice carton video has been made, and we have lots of lovely additional links and milk carton craft ideas to […]

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Snail Crafts using Clay

Snail Crafts using Clay

| June 25, 2014 | 5 Comments

Ok, so today’s kids craft, I would call a little, uhm eccentric.. either you have to LOVE snails, or you have to be looking for an S for Ssssssnail craft (this is indeed a GREAT snail craft for preschoolers) or you are after an easy craft for kids using clay – especially since clay can […]

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Cute Owl Cupcakes

Cute Owl Cupcakes

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

We love baking with the kids and we love getting crafty in the kitchen… especially when it comes to cookies and cupcakes (have you seen our easy to decorate 4th July Cookies? We had great fun making those). Today we have a “guest post” from Life At The Zoo,  were we LOVE to bake with […]

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World Cup Crafts – Poppy Cat Finger Football

World Cup Crafts – Poppy Cat Finger Football

| June 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

With the World Cup open us and Football (Soccer!) Fever hitting our school playgrounds and homes, we thought it would be fun to have a little football craft. And it is time to invite Poppy Cat back for a visit. Poppy Cat loves nothing better than playing with all her friends! She loves going to […]

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