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Super Simple Christmas Wreath Craft

| December 14, 2012 | 13 Comments
Super Simple Christmas Wreath Craft

Recently, I was asked to write a simple craft idea for Organic Milk and their “No Nonsense Christmas Guide“… the idea being that you give the kids a range of activities to keep them happy and busy, whilst you get on with the last minute Christmas preparations. So today, I would love to share these […]

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Quick Halloween Treats

| October 7, 2012 | 10 Comments
Quick Halloween Treats

Ok, here is another quick halloween treat that I have been making for years and that has been much loved by friends and family: Chocolate Orange “Jack O’Lanterns”. They are so obviously simple, I really do not know why Terry’s Chocolate Orange hasn’t been making these themselves. Especially, as this time of year there are […]

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4th of July: Papercup & Ball Game

| May 23, 2012 | 9 Comments
4th of July: Papercup & Ball Game

Welcome back to this week’s kid crafts and I have a classic kids crafts for you today – our paper cup and ball game – it is a great introduction to Origami or paper folding activities for young children. I did this post for Pre K and K Sharing and you can see all the photos […]

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Quick Craft Post: Easter Chick Cards

| March 12, 2012 | 15 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Easter Chick Cards

I love these little Easter chick cards – they are perfect for preschoolers or toddlers to help with, but I think are cute made by any age group.  I made them for an Easter series at the Guardian last year and haven’t had a chance to post them on Red Ted Art yet. But here […]

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Quick Kids Craft: Stick Men

| August 18, 2011 | 29 Comments
Quick Kids Craft: Stick Men

What crafts to make with sticks? Easy! Remember our Stick Men from ages ago? Well we made more! Pip Squeak had a go too – you can see the one with the squished fabric! She added tons of glue and squished it on. I think it looks rather lovely and robe like!! Red Ted now […]

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Kids Crafts: Sunflower Thank You Cards

| June 29, 2011 | 44 Comments
Kids Crafts: Sunflower Thank You Cards

What isn’t there to love about Sunflowers? What better motif for Fingerprint Thank You Cards! This year we decided to take part in Nurture Store’s Sunflower Challenge, which is also linked to raising funds and awareness for the Compton Hospice. And to celebrate the challenge coming to an end at the end of the month, […]

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Last Minute Crayon Eggs Easter Craft

| April 18, 2011 | 26 Comments
Last Minute Crayon Eggs Easter Craft

We had a go at melting crayons on hot hard boiled eggs at the weekend. It is a craft I have been wanting to try for a while and have seen floating around the web a fair amount! It was fun. Looked fab. But there is definitely a knack to it! And some crayons worked […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Walnut Mouse Racing

| February 2, 2011 | 51 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Walnut Mouse Racing

Welcome to Kids Get Crafty! We have this little craft up our sleeve ever since the 6th December: Saint Nikolaus Day, when the children get nuts, raisins and Satsumas from St Nic during the night. Gently open the walnut shells and save the whole ones for crafting! Today we made some very easy Walnut Mice, […]

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Great stART: Piep Piep Piep or making watches with toddlers

| July 7, 2010 | 58 Comments
Great stART: Piep Piep Piep or making watches with toddlers

Welcome to another story+ art = great stART (for more on “start projects” visit the original A Mommy’s Adventure). I was fretting a little about this week’s story & craft project, as I have a couple of “complicated ones” up my sleeve, but also want to keep encouraging everyone to have a go. Mess is […]

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