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Kids Crafts: Penguin Finger Print Cards (Thank You Cards)

| December 31, 2012 | 7 Comments
Kids Crafts: Penguin Finger Print Cards (Thank You Cards)

Sorry – this Kids Craft post went out 2 days early. Apologies. I hope you enjoy it anyway! Now that Christmas is almost over (we are still looking forward to 3 Kings Day), I set the “kids to work” and we made some Fingerprint Penguin cards as Thank You Cards for relatives. I have to […]

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Kids Craft: Bauble Cards

| December 19, 2012 | 23 Comments
Kids Craft: Bauble Cards

I have a super duper simple and last minute Christmas Card Craft for you today. And one that very young children can help with too!!!! We made them, as Pip Squeak, watched me assemble our Teacher Appreciation Card and wanted to colour in some “baubles” too. So I drew some rough circles and let her have a […]

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Teacher Appreciation Card for Christmas

| December 6, 2012 | 7 Comments
Teacher Appreciation Card for Christmas

I just wanted to share with you  the Teacher Christmas Card that the children in Red Ted’s class have been working on. We decided to make a “Christmas Tree” for the teachers, decorated with “photo baubles”, as well as hand coloured in baubles by each of the children. I have to say the children’s baubles […]

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Easy Christmas Card Idea

| November 23, 2012 | 10 Comments
Easy Christmas Card Idea

I like to make my own Christmas Cards each year. And with the arrival of kids, it had to feature photos too. So I always try and come up with a design, that is easy to repeat for a large amount of cards. So if you are looking for an easy Christmas Card idea, you […]

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Quick Craft: Butterfly Cards

| July 15, 2012 | 17 Comments
Quick Craft: Butterfly Cards

Before we rushed off on holiday, I needed 3 last minuted Birthday cards. A twitter friend just shared that they had used our Butterfly Download from our Butterfly Garland Craft and that made me realise that they make perfect quick little cards. So here are two of them!     Hooray for easy butterfly cards!

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20 Card Making Ideas for Kids

| May 11, 2012 | 9 Comments
20 Card Making Ideas for Kids

The kids and I love Card Making. As I have a rather pragmatic streak, I find that making cards for relatives and friends is a great way to have a creative session with the children AND to have a good “use” for the resulting craft. We do keep a lot of artwork, but we can’t […]

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Kids Craft: Valentine’s Handprints & Cards

| February 1, 2012 | 12 Comments
Kids Craft: Valentine’s Handprints & Cards

This week’s Kids Craft Valentine’s Cards are shared the Pre K and K collaborative blog. Pre Kand K is a fantastic resource for anyone that has or takes care of or teach children in Kindergarten age or below. More than 30 writers write daily posts for you on all sorts of topics such as art, […]

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Valentines Get Crafty – Crafts & Ideas to Inspire

| January 14, 2012 | 34 Comments
Valentines Get Crafty – Crafts & Ideas to Inspire

Aaaah don’t we all love a bit of romance around Valentines… even if Valentine’s crafts are not your thing, do stop by and have a look at these “Love You” crafts – you can give them any time of year to make a loved one – be it your “other half”, a good friend or […]

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Quick Craft Post: Snowman Cards

| December 16, 2011 | 15 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Snowman Cards

Look what Red Ted (3.75yrs) made at nursery – a gorgeous snowman card… say aaaaaah. He is so proud of it! And so am I! Materials: Blue card stock, cotton wool pads, googly eyes, scrap white towling, glitter, paint As to the “Snowman Card How To”… I think you can guess how it was made!! […]

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Quick Craft Post: Magazine Craft Challenge

| December 5, 2011 | 27 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Magazine Craft Challenge

A quick Christmas card craft for your kids! Cute. Cheap. Fun. I do love a crafty challenge, so when the gorgeous Tinkerlab said that the next challenge was on, I knew we *had* to take part. This time she set the “magazine” craft challenge. Nothing like a bit of recycling. And at this time of […]

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Kids Crafts: Cookie Cutter Christmas Cards & Decorations

| November 16, 2011 | 23 Comments
Kids Crafts: Cookie Cutter Christmas Cards & Decorations

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty for a crafty 2 in 1 Christmas craft (and how many “crafts” can I fit into one sentence!?!?)…  I love this little craft. It is simple. Easy and adored by recipients: With the help of cookie cutters as templates make simple Christmas cards, which can be used as Christmas […]

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Kids Get Crafty: (London) City Postcards

| June 1, 2011 | 42 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: (London) City Postcards

Hello! Today we made our own potato print city postcards! We had lots of fun making them (well maybe I did more than Red Ted… mmh…) and found a lovely book to go with them. Potato printing is a fabulous craft for kids – it is easy and quick to do at home – and […]

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Kids Get Crafty – Sand Art & Crafts (Contact Paper Card Making)

| April 27, 2011 | 34 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Sand Art & Crafts (Contact Paper Card Making)

Hello! The Uk has been blessed with some beautiful weather over the Easter break. So like many, we headed down to our favourite beach on the South Coast! It is always a wonderful visit, as we go with friends that we don’t see so often. And it is wonderful to see the children play and […]

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How to… make beautiful Ink Stamp Cards & Things (Guest Post)

| February 4, 2011 | 20 Comments
How to… make beautiful Ink Stamp Cards & Things (Guest Post)

I don’t know about you, but I am a bit of a collector and horder of things. Especially all things crafty.. I actually have a number of wonderful and beautiful stamps – some I picked up in the V&A (wonderful wood carvings), some I have been dragging around with me for years (I have a […]

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