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Stone Owls

| June 19, 2013 | 21 Comments
Stone Owls

What a Hoot! Can you tell that we rather LOVE owls? Such a fabulous creature to inspire us to get crafty and make these Stone Owls. We chose brightly coloured pens to make them cheerful and fun.We love collecting stones. And we love crafting with stones. The cool smooth surface is just irresistible to hold. […]

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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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Kids Crafts: Chestnuts Crafts – Spiderwebs

| October 24, 2012 | 39 Comments
Kids Crafts: Chestnuts Crafts – Spiderwebs

One of my new “favourites sites” is Badut, especially as she is currently doing lovely Chestnuts crafts for kids one after another. Some I remember from my childhood others are quirkily new. The one she “reminded me of”, were today’s Chestnuts Spiderwebs. Last year The Imagination Tree also had a lovely set made with straw […]

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Kids Crafts: Autumn Colours – Stained Glass Windows

| October 17, 2012 | 20 Comments
Kids Crafts: Autumn Colours – Stained Glass Windows

Welcome to this week’s Kids Crafts… this week I am sharing our very last of our 4 Seasons Crafts: Our Autumn Stained Glass. You may have already seen our Winter, Spring and Summer pictures and FINALLY it is time for our Autumn Craft!!! Yay. I do love Autumn. I love the colours, and I love the walks […]

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Kids Crafts: Pinecone Crafts – Fairies

| September 26, 2012 | 42 Comments
Kids Crafts: Pinecone Crafts – Fairies

Oh I we do love Autumn!!!! I think I have gushed about Autumn and Autumn crafts in a number of posts now… but I still can’t get enough. We love conkers, acorns, sticks and pinecones. We drag them all home and then we get crafty… A pinecone craft can be a little tricky – as […]

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Autumn Fairy Lights – Physalis Crafts

| September 21, 2012 | 30 Comments
Autumn Fairy Lights – Physalis Crafts

Oooh one thing I really like in Autumn is that beautifully orange Physalis (aka Chinese Lantern or Japanese Lantern). It is bright orange, delicate (but not too delicate) and quirky. And I love it. But what to make from them? Have you got any favourite Physalis Crafts to share? Well.. I have not one but 3 […]

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Fall Blog Hop – Fall Activities to Inspire You

| September 20, 2012 | 10 Comments
Fall Blog Hop – Fall Activities to Inspire You

Autumn is a special time of year. Warm summer days go, yet we often still have bright blue sunny and fresh days. The leaves start to turn and fall from the trees. And the kids get to collect acorns and chestnuts in the park. Wonderful. A great time to get crafty and get stuck in. […]

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Kids Crafts: Autumn Mobile

| September 5, 2012 | 50 Comments
Kids Crafts: Autumn Mobile

Welcome back to this week’s Kids Craft session. This week, we share with your our “Autumn Mobile” – basically a mobile made from all those wonderful bits and pieces that you can collect when you are out and about on a walk. We used a mix of “newly found” items, as well as some “remnants” […]

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How To… Make (more) Christmas Elves

| November 11, 2011 | 21 Comments
How To… Make (more) Christmas Elves

Hello! Welcome back to this week’s How To… and this week we have even MORE Christmas Elves. I just couldn’t resist. The basic elf is the same as the ones I showed you a couple of weeks ago, but your materials are slightly different. This time instead of gumnuts and pine cones I used the […]

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Quick Craft Post: (Autumn) Sensory Box

| November 9, 2011 | 8 Comments
Quick Craft Post: (Autumn) Sensory Box

Just a quick post to share our Sensory Box with you… I have never ever made a sensory box before (not sure why), but have been joining in with the Play Challenge over at The Imagination Tree and Hands On As We Grow. There are so many different play ideas coming from both the blogs, […]

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Kids Crafts: Leaf Crown

| November 9, 2011 | 40 Comments
Kids Crafts: Leaf Crown

Hello again, welcome back to kids crafty and our leaf crowns this week… now… ever since working on the “Get Crafty with Nature” ebook, we have been wanting to make some leaf crowns. Red Ted loves collecting leaves and autumn has such beautiful colours, that this really is the best time of year. Lucky for […]

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Kids Crafts: 4 Seasons – Autumn

| October 26, 2011 | 50 Comments
Kids Crafts: 4 Seasons – Autumn

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty and our Four Seasons. As you may know I have been working our the 4 Seasons with Red Ted since January. At the time I cut out 4 identical trees and then every 3months or so we made a new seasonal picture – using bubble wrap and finger prints: […]

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How to… make Christmas Elves (from Pine Cones or Gumnuts)

| October 21, 2011 | 35 Comments
How to… make Christmas Elves (from Pine Cones or Gumnuts)

I love Autumn and I love Christmas! And I love that the two come together… Today I have our “Christmas Elf Babies” – some from Australia and some from our local park. I know we still in October, but I collected some gumnuts from Australia MONTHS ago and recently my son found some mini pine […]

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Kids Crafts: Gumnut Octopus

| October 5, 2011 | 35 Comments
Kids Crafts: Gumnut Octopus

Hello! Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! Today I have a gumnut craft for you.. a what? I hear you say.. yes, a gumnut – gumnuts are the “nut” from the Eucalyptus tree – and are very common in Australia. In Australia?! But I don’t live in Australia! I hear you exclaim. I know. I […]

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