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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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Creative Christmas Day 6 – DIY Christmas Storybooks

| December 6, 2012 | 1 Comment
Creative Christmas Day 6 – DIY Christmas Storybooks

Welcome to Day 6 of the Creative Christmas Countdown – a virtual advent calendar to keep you and your kids busy this advent season (as if you are not busy enough, right?! Hehehe). The activities are designed to be simple, fun things you can do at home to make advent MAGICAL. Brought to you by Creative With […]

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Kids Craft: Easy Mini Gingerbread Houses

| December 5, 2012 | 36 Comments
Kids Craft: Easy Mini Gingerbread Houses

Welcome back to this week’s Kids Craft. How I love the Chirstmas Crafts season. There are so many wonderful and delightful Christmas Crafts to do with the kids. Each one lovelier than the other and a great way to build those wonderful childhood memories! I particularly LOVE LOVE LOVE these mini Gingerbread houses (Mini Knusperhauschen), […]

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Creative Christmas Day 4: Christmas Song

| December 4, 2012 | 7 Comments
Creative Christmas Day 4: Christmas Song

It is Day 4 of our Creative Christmas Countdown – a virtual Advent Calendar to give you activity inspiration throughout the Advent season. Brought to you by Red Ted Art, Creative With Kids and 24 Kids Activities Bloggers. Come back each day to see what we have for you. Today, I have the pleasure to introduce the wonderful Angelique, […]

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Creative Christmas Day 2 – Ornament Making Station

| December 2, 2012 | 7 Comments
Creative Christmas Day 2 – Ornament Making Station

Welcome to Day 2 for the Creative Christmas Countdown – your Virtual Advent Calendar to see you through to Christmas. Each day Creative With Kids and Red Ted Art will feature a new activity for you, right through the 24 days of Advent. There will be crafts, songs, activities and food. A great mix of […]

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Creative Christmas Day 1 – Make Gingerbread Cards

| December 1, 2012 | 23 Comments
Creative Christmas Day 1 – Make Gingerbread Cards

Welcome to DAY 1 of the Virtual Advent Calendar brought to you by, Creative with Kids, Red Ted art, the Creative Christmas Countdown and 24 lovely bloggers from across the world. I am so excited to be the first to kick off our wonderful activities to keep you and your little ones busy this Christmas season. […]

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Papier Mache Christmas Baubles

| November 29, 2012 | 13 Comments
Papier Mache Christmas Baubles

Well.. I gave you a sneaky preview of these Christmas Baubles over on Life At The Zoo a week or so back. You gave it the thumbs up! So here is a quick how to for one our quirkier Christmas Ornament Ideas! They are made from papier mache, hence the wibbly wobbly shape. I love […]

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Kids Craft: Button Snowflake Crafts

| November 28, 2012 | 35 Comments
Kids Craft: Button Snowflake Crafts

You may or may not know, that I am a terrible hoarder and this year, I have been trying really hard to “use things up”, along come these lovely button snowflakes, perfect winter crafts for kids and a great way to use up some of my craft hoard. I saw Thrifty Fun’s snowflakes on pinterest […]

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Creative Christmas Countdown – Our Virtual Advent Calendar!

| November 26, 2012 | 18 Comments
Creative Christmas Countdown – Our Virtual Advent Calendar!

Oooh I do love advent, such a magical time to get ready for Christmas and really enjoy the Christmas season. We love advent calendars too and I am forever trying to steer away from “just sweets” but to something special and magical – planning activities and time together through the advent days – bring on […]

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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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Getting Festive! Tra-la-la-la-la-laaaaaa

| November 23, 2012 | 2 Comments
Getting Festive! Tra-la-la-la-la-laaaaaa

Oh my.. I am certainly getting into the festive spirit now! We went to a lovely event organised by online retailer ACHICA earlier in the week and Pip Squeak and I got to make some wreathes and home traditional decorations, as well as design some GORGEOUS handmade greeting cards. We made a super simple, but lovely wreath […]

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The Day I Met Father Christmas

| November 22, 2012 | 6 Comments
The Day I Met Father Christmas

Aaaah Christmas is in the air. And it is a time to get all nostalgic. I wonder what my children’s early childhood memories will be? We do so many things together and I try really hard to make their childhood special. We get crafty all the time, I try and bake and cook with them […]

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Kids Craft: Kids Art Advent Calendar (for Granny!)

| November 21, 2012 | 32 Comments
Kids Craft: Kids Art Advent Calendar (for Granny!)

I have to say, I think Granny is a very luckily lady.. she is the receiver of much crafty goodness produced by Red Ted and Pip Squeak… and because she is so wonderful about accepting it all, I do like to make her special things with the children too – bring on the Kids Art […]

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DIY Wrapping Paper – Dots with Office Stickers

| November 17, 2012 | 16 Comments
DIY Wrapping Paper – Dots with Office Stickers

Funny, how “one last minute need” for DIY Wrapping Paper, has turned into a mini series and a personal challenge. This is now the 5th wrapping paper craft I share with you in my DIY Wrapping Paper series!! This one is based on some Spotty Eggs we did at Easter. I remember how simple they […]

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