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Bird Watching & Identification (FREE PRINTABLE)

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Bird Watching & Identification (FREE PRINTABLE)

As Spring is in the air, and the weather gets warmer, the kids and I are spending more and more time outdoors. We have been watching the flowers blossom and the green leaves shoot. We have seen little birds building nests and hunting for worms for their young! I have to confess though, that I […]

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How To Make an Origami Budgie

| May 6, 2015 | 5 Comments
How To Make an Origami Budgie

You may have noticed our recent love for paper crafts – or more specifically Origami for kids. My kids are now 7yrs and 5yrs old and it is a great age to start introducing them to paper folding techniques and simple Origami crafts. To date, I have found my kids enthusiasm hit and miss – […]

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Kookaburra Crafts & Song

| December 22, 2014 | 2 Comments
Kookaburra Crafts & Song

Many moons ago we did a video hangout (where several bloggers get together and share their ideas via a skype type recording) about Nursery Rhymes and Nursery Songs. They were all the obvious ones, such as Humpty Dumpty sat on a Wall and Five Little Ducks Went Swimming One Day.. but one that I REALLY […]

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Pine Cone Crafts – Bird Feeders

| November 28, 2014 | 1 Comment
Pine Cone Crafts – Bird Feeders

We are having “more fun with the birdies” this week, with yet MORE Bird Feeders the kids can make. They got really excited about the Cheerio Bird Feeders we made a few days ago and wanted to make MORE. Ever looking for new ideas and things to  try out, we thought we would give these […]

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15 Bird Feeder Crafts

| November 24, 2014 | 5 Comments
15 Bird Feeder Crafts

Welcome back to another Crafty Video with Ali from Kids Chaos and myself! This week, is more of an “ideas chat” (with simple instructions discussed!) as we discuss Bird Feeders! And looking after birds this Winter. The majority of the Bird Feeders discussed are quite simple and need little explanation. There are few things to […]

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Easy Bird Feeders – Cheerio Bird Feeders!

| November 23, 2014 | 5 Comments
Easy Bird Feeders – Cheerio Bird Feeders!

As Winter is drawing nearer, the leaves fall from the tree and the colder weather draws in, we turn some of our attention to the wildlife around us – in particularly our feather friends. Making bird feeders in Winter (or any time of year actually), is a fun and simple activity to do with Kids. […]

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Pine Cone Owls

| June 30, 2014
Pine Cone Owls

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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Juice Carton Crafts: Owl Bird Feeder

| May 6, 2014 | 6 Comments
Juice Carton Crafts: Owl Bird Feeder

Firstly, I need to apologise on this craft post for you – I forgot to take some photos as we went along! Argh. So we have, uhm a “beginning photo” and an “end photo” of this juice carton craft…. to be honest, I think the bird feeder is pretty self explanatory and the additional information, […]

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Pom Pom Birds / Chicks

| March 24, 2014 | 7 Comments
Pom Pom Birds / Chicks

The kids and I are Pom Pom mad right now… I come down in the mornings and our Pom Pom seem to just multiply of their own accord. We have our new Pom Pom Maker to thank for that. Needless to say, you can make pom poms with two circular peices of card, a fork […]

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Kids Easter Crafts: Walnut Nests

| February 20, 2013 | 12 Comments
Kids Easter Crafts: Walnut Nests

I am so excited to share this week’s Kids Craft – our little walnut nests. Walnut crafts are just something I am rather partial too – they really remind me of my childhood and I love the “frugal ness” of saving the shell from walnuts you eat at home. To make these little nests, we […]

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Handprint Alphabet – V for… Vulture

| September 8, 2012 | 8 Comments
Handprint Alphabet – V for… Vulture

Well… today we are at the Handprint V of our Handprint Alphabet series. Gosh, how time has flown. Last week we had a magical Unicorn.. I am not sure how this V for.. Vulture will live up to that. Sigh.   Well.. I still think he is cute!! You will need a whole black hand! […]

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Kids Crafts: Kids Easter Egg Decorating

| February 22, 2012 | 33 Comments
Kids Crafts: Kids Easter Egg Decorating

Aaargh EASTER?! I hear you exclaim? What? But Easter is aaaages away… yes yes, I know, but… the kids don’t really care that we made Easter Eggs Chicks already, they just had fun. If you want to make these, you have to start on some egg blowing (check out how on my How To Make Easter […]

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Quick Craft Post: Angry Birds Eggs Craft

| February 18, 2012 | 32 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Angry Birds Eggs Craft

Ever since we went to Birthday party a few weeks back and Red Ted received an Angry Birds keyring he has been “at me” to make more Angry Birds for him. So finally, I did… we made some Angry Birds Easter eggs. Our favourite the Red Angry Bird egg: I “Blew the Eggs” out. Painted […]

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Quick Kids Craft: Birds of Paradise “Guest Vlog”

| August 25, 2011 | 4 Comments
Quick Kids Craft: Birds of Paradise “Guest Vlog”

Gorgeous gorgeous Jay from Mocha Beanie Mummy tweeted me this Vlog earlier today.. And I just have to share it with you – a) because Noah’s and Isaac’s talking paradise birds are just too cute and b) well I am simply thrilled to bits! We even get told by Noah how they made the birds […]

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