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Halloween Tin Can Bowling

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Halloween Tin Can Bowling

Come find us over on Party Delights for some fun fun fun Halloween Tin Can bowling. We had Great fun making this set of ghoulish (or maybe just a little bit cute?!?! Tin Can characters!). I love this project, as it takes your old “tin can”, that you were going to throw away and you […]

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Nature Play Ideas – only nature needed

| July 3, 2014 | 6 Comments
Nature Play Ideas – only nature needed

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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Tinkerlab Book Review

| June 13, 2014 | 5 Comments
Tinkerlab Book Review

We have been eagerly awaiting the release of this wonderful new book – Tinkerlab THE BOOK!!! I have long been a fan of Tinkerlab the blog and it’s owner Rachelle Doorley… not only does Rachelle have wonderful ideas, but she is pretty lovely too. Win win. So, when I heard she was writing  a book, […]

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New Year’s Eve Traditions: Marzipan Pigs (Germany)

| December 19, 2012 | 13 Comments
New Year’s Eve Traditions: Marzipan Pigs (Germany)

Finally we come to one of the New Year’s Eve Traditions that I can combine with a simple how to! In Germany pigs, four leaved clovers, horse shoes, toadstool and a chimney sweep are all signs of good luck. There are lots of theories about why pigs are a symbol of good luck, ranging from pigs […]

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New Year’s Eve Traditions – Grapes from Spain

| December 16, 2012 | 2 Comments
New Year’s Eve Traditions – Grapes from Spain

I hope you don’t mind me going slightly off topic for a few days, as I share with you some New Year’s Eve Traditions from around the world. **Remember, today is the first of a series of New Year’s Eve Traditions, come back daily for more, or subscribe to the site so you don’t miss […]

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Creative Christmas Day 6 – DIY Christmas Storybooks

| December 6, 2012 | 1 Comment
Creative Christmas Day 6 – DIY Christmas Storybooks

Welcome to Day 6 of the Creative Christmas Countdown – a virtual advent calendar to keep you and your kids busy this advent season (as if you are not busy enough, right?! Hehehe). The activities are designed to be simple, fun things you can do at home to make advent MAGICAL. Brought to you by Creative With […]

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Creative Christmas Day 4: Christmas Song

| December 4, 2012 | 7 Comments
Creative Christmas Day 4: Christmas Song

It is Day 4 of our Creative Christmas Countdown – a virtual Advent Calendar to give you activity inspiration throughout the Advent season. Brought to you by Red Ted Art, Creative With Kids and 24 Kids Activities Bloggers. Come back each day to see what we have for you. Today, I have the pleasure to introduce the wonderful Angelique, […]

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30 New Year’s Eve Crafts & Activities for Kids

| November 1, 2012 | 13 Comments
30 New Year’s Eve Crafts & Activities for Kids

Hooray, ’tis the season to be Jolly.. so many wonderful celebrations in Autumn/ Winter from Thanks Giving, to Halloween, to Christmas and the ending in News Year Eve! These are all occasions that are wonderful for establishing family traditions and getting crafty with and for family or kids – find ideas for Halloween, Pumpkin Decorating and Christmas […]

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Art With Kids – Rubbings – Exploring surfaces

| October 28, 2012 | 11 Comments
Art With Kids – Rubbings – Exploring surfaces

As you know there is always an “outcome” to crafts I share with you. Either we are making wrapping paper or something to play with or we are exploring and artists. But there are many things we do that don’t always “make it” to the blog, but which I believe are valid activities in their […]

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Olympic Crafts: 20+ Crafts, Activities & Ideas to Inspire

| May 1, 2012 | 52 Comments
Olympic Crafts: 20+ Crafts, Activities & Ideas to Inspire

The Olympic Games is probably one of the biggest and most well known sporting event in the world – yes, there are others in racing, golfing and tennis – but nothing quite captures the hearts and minds of people as the Olympics. New to Red Ted Art? Why not subscribe to email in the top […]

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Our Homemade Cars Party!

| February 8, 2012 | 38 Comments
Our Homemade Cars Party!

Yay! Finally “The Big Day” came. And it went. You spend weeks looking forward and preparing for something and then it passes in a flash! Today was Red Ted’s long awaited homemade cars party!!! So far we have only ever had “family” parties for the children’s Birthdays and this year was the first time we […]

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Welcome to your Virtual Advent Calendar

| November 30, 2011 | 12 Comments
Welcome to your Virtual Advent Calendar

Sooooo. Do you like advent? Do your children usually have a “traditional” advent calendar? Do you like doing something a little different? How about an activity a day in the run up to Christmas? Everything from reading a story to making popcorn! 24 bloggers from across the globe have gotten together to bring you this virtual Advent […]

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