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30 Art Projects for Kids – Exploring the Great Artists

| September 3, 2013 | 11 Comments
30 Art Projects for Kids – Exploring the Great Artists

We have been running a Kids Get Arty challenge now for well over a year. Every couple of months, we challenge you to look at a real artist with your child, discuss their work and then be inspired by their technique or inspiration to create your Art Projects for Kids. It has been a wonderful […]

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Daily Creativity – Leaf Face

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Daily Creativity – Leaf Face

It has been a while since I have posted a “daily creativity” project – we do a lot and I forget to write about it. They idea behind “daily creativity”, is doing simple creative projects on a regular basis. Sometimes suggested or set up by you the parent/ carer, other times letting your child lead […]

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Kids Get Arty: Lichtenstein for Kids

| July 17, 2013 | 3 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Lichtenstein for Kids

Welcome back to our bi- monthly Kids Get Arty project! Every two months, we explore a Great Artists – today we have Lichtenstein – in a child friendly manner. We looked at Lichtensteins artwork and then had a go in “the style of”.. remember, it isn’t about copying the artwork, but exploring the technique and […]

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London Galleries with Kids

| July 6, 2013 | 14 Comments
London Galleries with Kids

I have been meaning to write about our Gallery visits for AGES now and keep procrastinating about other things, especially since, I just want to write about “the experience” and how you can have “good gallery days” and “bad gallery days” when out and about with children. I think it is really important to not […]

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25 Great Artists for Toddlers

| May 23, 2013 | 17 Comments
25 Great Artists for Toddlers

Today, I share 25 fantastic Art Projects for Toddlers. We have been looking at “Kids Get Arty” for over a year now on Red Ted Art and every two months I have ADORED seeing everyone’s chosen artists and relating art projects! To “celebrate” a whole year’s worth of great artists projects, I am collating our […]

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Kids Get Arty: Paul Klee for Kids

| May 15, 2013 | 13 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Paul Klee for Kids

Well, this Kids Get Arty project, was driven by Red Ted’s homework – he was “doing” Paul Klee at school, which came in rather handy for our Kids Get Arty session. I love Paul Klee myself (his Red and White Domes where one of the first “Art posters” I owned as a Teenager),  I thought that […]

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Cereal Box Picture Frames

| April 4, 2013 | 21 Comments
Cereal Box Picture Frames

How do you manage your kids’ art? Well, we try our best, but I know I don’t manage it as well as I could. We save a lot and Granny gets a lot and we recycle a lot (into other things). And then I got together with crafty bloggers to discuss what to “make from […]

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The Artful Parent – Book Review

| April 1, 2013 | 120 Comments
The Artful Parent – Book Review

The Artful Parent is a long awaited book by the wonderful Jean from The Artful Parent. I have long been an admirer of her creativity and her blog (I remember been smitten by these oh so gorgeous Flower Art Box – how delightfully creative is that?!). She then went on to wow me with her […]

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Kids Get Arty: Karel Appel

| March 13, 2013 | 14 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Karel Appel

Welcome back to another Kids Get Arty post -a bi monthly challenge all about exploring real artists, discussing and then having a “go” in the style of that artists! You can find more information on the Kids Get Arty page – including all our previous art projects for kids, which include Andy Warhol, Andy Goldsworthy, David Hockney, […]

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Kids’ Art Keepsakes – 10 Crafty Ideas for preserving your Kids’ Art

| February 27, 2013 | 5 Comments
Kids’ Art Keepsakes – 10 Crafty Ideas for preserving your Kids’ Art

Well… we all know all about Kids’ Art, don’t we? Our little ones have the ability to produce sheets and sheets and sheets of it. But what to do with them all? And what to do with the REALLY special ones that come along every so often? Well. 9 Crafty Bloggers come together in a […]

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Kids Get Arty: Andy Warhol Art

| January 16, 2013 | 15 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Andy Warhol Art

Hooray, it is time for Kids Get Arty again – the bi monthly challenge to get you exploring Great Artists and their art with your children (read more about it and see our previous projects HERE). Please only link up ART PROJECTS today. Crafts will be back next week! This month we are looking at Andy Warhol Art. […]

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The ABC of Art with Kids

| January 6, 2013 | 21 Comments
The ABC of Art with Kids

I love art. Always have and always will. Now having children, I find they are an ideal opportunity to revisit art, go back to basics and learn with them.             A – Art Galleries – If Art is something that you are interested in and that you would like to […]

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Kids Get Arty: Andy Goldsworthy

| November 14, 2012 | 25 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Andy Goldsworthy

Welcome back to Kids Get Arty – our bi-monthly challenge, where we pick and artist, discuss his work and then have a go at something inspired by that artist. This is the 4th challenge. And this time we decided to take a look at British artist, Andy Goldsworthy. Mainly because it is Autumn and I […]

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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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