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Books x 3 – My Cat likes to hide in boxes, There are cats in this book, Mog the forgetful cat

| July 5, 2010 | 18 Comments
Books x 3 – My Cat likes to hide in boxes, There are cats in this book, Mog the forgetful cat

Today we have a cat theme in our book collection! If you don’t like cats, look away now. If you do like cats and have no money to buy books, look away now. Else, read on and get these for your children’s library!!!! All books are available on my amazon store. Proceeds go to charity […]

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Weekly Photo- Emotions

| June 26, 2010 | 21 Comments
Weekly Photo- Emotions

Pip Squeak learning about emotions (in German) Pip Squeak is reading Nicole Smee’s “Gesichter machen”. It is a lovely book – that tells the story of a little boy playing with his ball when the big bear comes… each page or stage of the story is accompanied by a “Happy Face” or a “Surprised Face” […]

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Books x3 – Touchy Feely – Baby Touch, Animal Hide and Seek, Alphabet

| June 21, 2010 | 14 Comments
Books x3 – Touchy Feely – Baby Touch, Animal Hide and Seek, Alphabet

We love touchy feel books in our house! And this is “touchy feel week” over at Red Ted Art! If you like our book reviews, all previously posted books are reviewed again on my Amazon store – proceeds go towards prizes and charity! Also the Amazon store is a little easier to browse, than the […]

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Story + Art = Great stART – Chick

| May 29, 2010 | 27 Comments
Story + Art = Great stART – Chick

Welcome to today’s story + art project with Red Ted. A very sweet and simple pop up book gave us inspiration this week! This craft project is great one for 5yrs+ or any age with a helping parent!!! Chick Greeting Cards chick, Ed Vere. As already said, this is a very sweet and simple pop up book […]

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Book & Cook – Alphabet Book

| May 12, 2010 | 34 Comments
Book & Cook – Alphabet Book

I started this regular craft post in order to do more crafts with Red Ted, as well as to combine my love for crafting with our love for books. There more of these I do, and the more I read what other families are up to, the more I appreciate the power of learning through play […]

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Books x3 – a little German anyone?

| May 10, 2010 | 7 Comments
Books x3 – a little German anyone?

As some of you are aware, I am Austrian and am keen to bring Red Ted & Pip Squeak up bilingually. Key to the success is that I speak lots of German with them, but I also think music and books are important. To me language is also about culture and music and books are integral part […]

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Books x3 – Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler

| April 26, 2010 | 5 Comments
Books x3 – Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler

Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler is another one of our favourites. (We have many favourites by the looks of it!). Here are three of their books:  The Gruffalo – Now I know that this is the “Obvious one”, but there is no way you can do a review of said author and illustrator, without the […]

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Books – Hippos Go Berserk

| April 11, 2010 | 0 Comments
Books – Hippos Go Berserk

Hippos Go Beserk, Sandra Boynton. I love this little board book by Sandra Boynton. I love picking up “something different” by authors I haven’t heard of.. maybe this shows my ignorance. Mmmh. Anyway, musings aside, this again (again again) is a lovely little read. It is a board book and it is all about one […]

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Story + Art = Great stART- Baby Bright Bedtime Star

| April 7, 2010 | 4 Comments
Story + Art = Great stART- Baby Bright Bedtime Star

Our next stART project inspired by Playing By the Book and  A Mommy’s Adventure – who have made some great booky projects! Do take a look, they are fab!!  (and there is a chance to win some fabulous books from Playing By the Book). I decided to choose one of Pip Squeaks books, else this will become […]

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Story+ Art = Great stART- Oliver Jeffers – The Way Back Home

| March 31, 2010 | 9 Comments
Story+ Art = Great stART- Oliver Jeffers – The Way Back Home

Finally, our first stART project inspired by Playing By the Book and  A Mommy’s Adventures – who have made some great booky projects! Do take a look, they are fab. We decided to “honour” Oliver Jeffers with our first arty porject and we picked The Way Back Home. It is a lovely quirky book featuring the […]

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