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Snow Day Activities (Outdoors)

| December 9, 2014 | 3 Comments
Snow Day Activities (Outdoors)

This is a post for those days that catch you unprepared – SNOW DAYS! Be sure to pin it for that cold cold day.. and also stock up on a item or two be ready for the great snow day (in particularly hot chocolate and marshmallows!!). So, the cold weather has finally hit us.. The […]

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20 Snowflake Craft Ideas

| October 20, 2014 | 11 Comments
20 Snowflake Craft Ideas

Snowflake. Snowflake. Little Snowflake. Little Snowflake. Falling-from-the-sky…… Snowflake. Snowflake.. aaaah. How my kids are desperate for it to snow this coming Winter. Last year, we didn’t see a single snowflake. So, we decided that we had to create our own little snowflake scene indoors. Maybe this year, the weather will allow the kids to have […]

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Hedgehog Pom Pom Craft

| September 15, 2014 | 8 Comments
Hedgehog Pom Pom Craft

Well.. I do apologise in advance, you may be seeing a number of pom pom crafts coming from Red Ted Art HQ… after I bought the biggest stash of wool EVER, the kids and I can’t get enough of creating and inventing new pom poms! How sick we were of the bright red and green […]

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Valentine’s Day Craft Ideas

| January 14, 2014 | 13 Comments
Valentine’s Day Craft Ideas

It is VALENTINE’S DAY a go go here on Red Ted Art. We have kicked off a 31 Days of Love series and have already had 28 Bloggers share their Valentines Crafts with us – check out all the wonderful and ecclectic Valentine’s Cards, Valentines Gifts and Valentines Treats!! But I digress, today is all about our Valentine’s Day […]

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Toilet Roll Snowman

| October 30, 2013 | 29 Comments
Toilet Roll Snowman

There isn’t an inch of snow in sight yet.. in fact, we never really get much snow here… but the kids where drawing the “school Christmas cards” this week and came home wanting to make snowmen…. so snowmen it was and what else than a TOILET ROLL SNOWMAN! You know us and loo rolls.. can’t […]

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New Year’s Eve Traditions: Marzipan Pigs (Germany)

| December 19, 2012 | 18 Comments
New Year’s Eve Traditions: Marzipan Pigs (Germany)

Finally we come to one of the New Year’s Eve Traditions that I can combine with a simple how to! In Germany pigs, four leaved clovers, horse shoes, toadstool and a chimney sweep are all signs of good luck. There are lots of theories about why pigs are a symbol of good luck, ranging from pigs […]

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Valentines Get Crafty – Crafts & Ideas to Inspire

| January 14, 2012 | 36 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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Happy New Year!!! (And a Cheeky Activity)

| December 31, 2011 | 24 Comments
Happy New Year!!! (And a Cheeky Activity)

Last year I saw wonderful Time Capsule over at Kelli Crowe and her wonderful photos of her time capsule (and family) have since being doing the internet rounds. This year I wanted to have a go with my family too. Today, on New Year’s Eve, we had a busy afternoon out in the park with […]

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How to… Make a Mini Robot

| December 30, 2011 | 52 Comments
How to… Make a Mini Robot

Today I have a fabulous fun little Mini Robot craft for you! It is absolutely riveting and both my little ones love the final result, as well as the tweens next door. I think this really is something for all age groups! A few weeks ago, Em from Unruly Media invited me to one of their events […]

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How To… make Delicious (No Dairy) Marmalade Ginger Cupcakes (Guest Post)

| April 1, 2011 | 26 Comments
How To… make Delicious (No Dairy) Marmalade Ginger Cupcakes (Guest Post)

Aaaaah today we have an extra special Guest Post for you -not only is it scrummily delicious, but it is by the lovely Bev from I Bake Without! As you will find out below, Bev started baking “without” when discovering that her young son had a number of food allergies – rather than take the […]

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How to make… a Six Pointed Snowflake

| September 24, 2010 | 20 Comments
How to make… a Six Pointed Snowflake

Well, how wonderful, yet another chance to bring you those, oh so simple, paper crafts. Today I will show you how to make lovely paper six pointed snowflakes. Unlike the previous crafts, this one does require cutting skills, so you will have to make these yourself or with slightly older children. Snowflakes are such a […]

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How to.. make felt donuts! More felt food!

| July 30, 2010 | 38 Comments
How to.. make felt donuts! More felt food!

I am on a mission to make a whole grocery bag full of Felt Food for Pip Squeak’s 1st Birthday – so far I have one Gingerbread Man, 8 gorgeous Strawberries and 3 donuts (or doughnuts, depending from which side of the pond you are visiting)! I am yet to make some Cream!!! Here I will […]

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How to… make a Paper Boat

| April 23, 2010 | 26 Comments
How to… make a Paper Boat

I LOVE paper craft, as you can do it whenever wherever with whatever piece of paper you have! Get the hang of it and you can entertain your kids on a bus, a plane or in the car. Making paper boats is such a wonderful “childhood classic activity”. Make these paper boats out of any […]

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