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Paper Plate Crafts

| April 16, 2014 | 1 Comment
Paper Plate Crafts

If you are a regular reader of Red Ted Art, you will have spotted some Paper Plate crafty explosion recently.. we have been making Paper Plate Spring Nests and have been doing some Paper Plate weaving, as well as making little Easter Baskets/ “handbags” (though these are ostentatiously for Easter, they actually work really well as […]

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Glitter Egg Diorama

| April 1, 2014 | 5 Comments
Glitter Egg Diorama

So, it is time for some egg decorating ideas in our house. A while back, this adorable little Glitter Egg Chick from Willow Day caught my eye, and I knew that with my glitter obsessed children, we had to have a go at these adorable little Glitter Egg Dioramas. I encouraged the kids to come […]

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Garden Crafts Challenge: Get Your Craft On

| March 31, 2014 | 10 Comments
Garden Crafts Challenge: Get Your Craft On

This is the 4th month of the #getyourcrafton challenge! Wow! I can’t believe how time is flying. And the #GetYourCraftOn challenge has been so much fun to date. What is “Get Your Craft On”? The challenge is set by 5 bloggers: Domestic Goddesque, Zing Zing Tree, Me and My Shadow, Kids Chaos and Red Ted […]

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Nursery Rhyme Activities and Crafts

| March 25, 2014 | 7 Comments
Nursery Rhyme Activities and Crafts

As we enjoyed our Fairy Tale Crafts video so much, we thought we would get together and do a Nursery Rhyme Crafts and Activities video too! By nursery rhymes, I mean poems and songs – basically any poems or songs that make your childhood special. The children had a great time exploring Nursery Rhymes through […]

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Goldilocks and The Three Bears Craft

| March 5, 2014 | 6 Comments
Goldilocks and The Three Bears Craft

Well… we have a bit of a Fairy Tale thing going here in Red Ted HQ at the moment. I think the kids are just at the right age to really enjoy hearing them, repeating them and then expanding on the Fairy Tales. So we are having a Fairy Tale Crafts bonanza! We have already […]

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A Quick Cat in the Hat HAT!

| February 26, 2014 | 1 Comment
A Quick Cat in the Hat HAT!

Here is a quick craft for you – a Mad Hatters Hat or a Cat in the Hat Hat….  we have been waiting to share this easy craft since the Summer. We went to the Wilderness Festival and the lovely people from the Charles Dickens Museum in London, were making these simple paper hats with […]

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Free Craft Kit for Every Reader*

| February 24, 2014 | 3 Comments
Free Craft Kit for Every Reader*

Some of you may know, that  I receive a LOVELY Toucan Craft Box  during the half term holidays. It arrived beautifully packed (the best craft box box, I have seen in a while and will be kept to house toys going forward) with 4 themed crafts + a great book. Our box’s theme was AFRICA. […]

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World Book Day Craft: Easy Bookmarks

| February 19, 2014 | 4 Comments
World Book Day Craft: Easy Bookmarks

We love our books and what better way to celebrate our love for our books with a craft on World Book Day. The kids were keen to make something that related to ALL of their books. Mmmmmh, so I needed something that could easily be repeated for a number of our favourite books, without of […]

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World Book Day: 6 Zoo Books & a TP Roll Craft

| February 19, 2014 | 1 Comment
World Book Day: 6 Zoo Books & a TP Roll Craft

Our love relationship with Toilet Paper Rolls continue. We have always been a fan of TP Rolls and have made many many things from them (check out our whole Loo Roll Category for more!!). They free, versatile and environmentally friendly. And great for kids who like to make more and more and more and more. […]

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Pine Cone Crafts: Fire Starters

| February 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Pine Cone Crafts: Fire Starters

We are always on the look out for clever crafts and this pine cone craft is just one of these – turn your pinecones into fire starters.  I spotted this in A Green Guide to Country Crafts a few weeks ago. A lovely book, which takes you back to traditional crafting -from soap making to, […]

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Fairy Tale Crafts: 3 Little Pigs

| February 5, 2014 | 21 Comments
Fairy Tale Crafts: 3 Little Pigs

Just as I decide to focus a little more on fairy tales and nusery rhymes and look at what fun Fairy Tale Crafts we can do, Red Ted comes home from school telling me that they are “doing fairy tales”. Perfect timing then! Crafts for Fairy Tales are a great way of bringing the story […]

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Valentine’s Gifts: Heart Stone Crafts

| January 14, 2014 | 5 Comments
Valentine’s Gifts: Heart Stone Crafts

As you know we love all Nature Crafts, especially Stone Crafts! And the upcoming Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to make some of these lovely Heart Stones. What I like the most about these stones, is that they are super tacticle. Slip them in your pocket and know that a loved one is there. […]

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Recycled Crayons: Valentine’s Gifts for Kids

| January 8, 2014 | 13 Comments
Recycled Crayons: Valentine’s Gifts for Kids

After the success of our Christmas Stars Gift that the kids made for their friends, they wanted another go this Valentine’s… well that was easy enough, we hadn’t used any of the other colours – so plenty of Crayons left to recycle. We made a mix of colours this time – blues, greens, reds, oranges […]

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Valentine’s Cards: Squishy Hearts

| January 4, 2014 | 9 Comments
Valentine’s Cards: Squishy Hearts

Celebrating 31 Days of Love this January – because you can say I love You at any time of year and don’t have to “wait” for Valentine’s Day to make Valentine’s Cards or Valentine’s Gifts. We have a fabulous 62 bloggers sharing their love crafts this January. A great for you to explore and discover […]

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