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Nature Play Ideas: Land Art

| May 12, 2014
Nature Play Ideas: Land Art

Our nature play ideas mini series continues! Welcome to day 3! The nature play series is all about simple activities or play ideas you can do using natural materials that you can find on your walk in the park or in the garden or whilst on holiday. The key though – nothing “extra” is needed […]

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Sea Glass Crafts

| May 8, 2014
Sea Glass Crafts

I was actually busy doing something else, when I stumbled across some sea glass photos and sea glass CRAFTS on Pinterest. Before I knew it, I was browsing away, looking at this oh so pretty beach side find. Oh how I love SEA GLASS!! So beautiful. Such a fab find. Needless to say, it isn’t […]

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Cardboard Box Crafts: Computer

| May 7, 2014
Cardboard Box Crafts: Computer

Continuing our celebration of the UK Blogging Awards “BiBs”, we have another lovely guest poster from the Craft Category today. For me, events like the BiBs, is an opportunity to explore and celebrate my peer group and get excited about all things crafty. So I have asked some of the “competition” if they would like to […]

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Poppy Cat Crafts: TP Roll Puppets

| April 28, 2014 | 4 Comments
Poppy Cat Crafts: TP Roll Puppets

Hooray, we do love Poppy Cat! And we are rather excited to say that over the coming months we will be regularly creating some special crafts to go with Poppy Cat and her friends hooray. The creators of Poppy Cat asked us to help “make everyday adventures more extraordinary” and as we LOVE using every […]

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Getting Crafty in the Garden with Outspiration

| April 28, 2014 | 19 Comments
Getting Crafty in the Garden with Outspiration

Sooo, we don’t have a big garden, but we do have a much loved garden. With two young children, you can imagine – that a garden is hugely important. About a year ago, we converted what was a wonderful little “secret garden”, great for lazy Sunday afternoon BBQs and a glass of Pimms, into a […]

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Design Your Own House (Paper House Printable)

| April 23, 2014 | 5 Comments
Design Your Own House (Paper House Printable)

My kids love making little houses for their toys.. sometimes they use the lego bricks, other times, a little bit of tupperware, and some times a pile of stones….. I thought they would enjoy DESIGNING their very own house those. So I created this super simple and straight forward printable. Then I printed them off […]

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Button Craft Ideas

| April 22, 2014 | 18 Comments
Button Craft Ideas

This week we are looking at yet another lovely craft material: BUTTONS and Button Crafts. Buttons is something that I have always loved, ever since I was a child. I remember my grandmother having this box of buttons, that I could spend HOURS sorting through. It contained these tiniest of buttons with three tiny holes, […]

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Easter Craft for Preschoolers: Hen & Chick Nest

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Easter Craft for Preschoolers: Hen & Chick Nest

Here is an adorable craft I stumbled across amongst my German friends… make a Hen & Chick Nest from Egg Cartons, Eggs and a lovely little hen printable! I love this Easter Craft, as it is great for Preschoolers too – nothing too tricky, save for cutting out the hen, but you can help them […]

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Paper Plate Crafts

| April 16, 2014 | 6 Comments
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 | 6 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 | 20 Comments
Garden Crafts Challenge: Get Your Craft On

Garden Crafts Challenge: Highlights! This post has now been updated. A little while ago, we challenged you to create some wonderful Garden Crafts. You came. You saw the Garden Craft challenge. You got crafty!! And I love all the garden craft ideas you came up with. As part of the challenge, over 65 Garden Craft […]

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Nursery Rhyme Activities and Crafts

| March 25, 2014 | 11 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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