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Kids Art Plates – Gifts Kids Can Make

| November 26, 2014 | 2 Comments
Kids Art Plates – Gifts Kids Can Make

So.. you know me, I LOVE thrifty, economical, recycled crafts – I like crafts that you can more or less do easily at home – using cereal boxes or TP Rolls… or crafts that use things you have collected on a walk to the park… but every so often, I can’t resist a “non thrifty […]

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Kids’ Art Calendar: Gifts That Kids Can Make

| November 24, 2013 | 11 Comments
Kids’ Art Calendar: Gifts That Kids Can Make

Mmmh now HERE is a blast from the past and makes for a GREAT gift for kids to make for loved ones. My mother scanned in an old present I had made her in 1981: it was an “art calendar” for the following year (1982). So I would have been 5-6yrs old (i.e. Red Ted’s […]

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Cereal Box Picture Frames

| April 4, 2013 | 21 Comments
Cereal Box Picture Frames

How do you manage your kids’ art? Well, we try our best, but I know I don’t manage it as well as I could. We save a lot and Granny gets a lot and we recycle a lot (into other things). And then I got together with crafty bloggers to discuss what to “make from […]

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Kids Get Arty: Karel Appel

| March 13, 2013 | 14 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Karel Appel

Welcome back to another Kids Get Arty post -a bi monthly challenge all about exploring real artists, discussing and then having a “go” in the style of that artists! You can find more information on the Kids Get Arty page – including all our previous art projects for kids, which include Andy Warhol, Andy Goldsworthy, David Hockney, […]

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Kids’ Art Keepsakes – 10 Crafty Ideas for preserving your Kids’ Art

| February 27, 2013 | 5 Comments
Kids’ Art Keepsakes – 10 Crafty Ideas for preserving your Kids’ Art

Well… we all know all about Kids’ Art, don’t we? Our little ones have the ability to produce sheets and sheets and sheets of it. But what to do with them all? And what to do with the REALLY special ones that come along every so often? Well. 9 Crafty Bloggers come together in a […]

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The ABC of Art with Kids

| January 6, 2013 | 21 Comments
The ABC of Art with Kids

I love art. Always have and always will. Now having children, I find they are an ideal opportunity to revisit art, go back to basics and learn with them.             A – Art Galleries – If Art is something that you are interested in and that you would like to […]

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Kids Get Arty: Andy Goldsworthy

| November 14, 2012 | 25 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Andy Goldsworthy

Welcome back to Kids Get Arty – our bi-monthly challenge, where we pick and artist, discuss his work and then have a go at something inspired by that artist. This is the 4th challenge. And this time we decided to take a look at British artist, Andy Goldsworthy. Mainly because it is Autumn and I […]

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Kids Get Arty – Exploring Street Art & Banksy

| September 12, 2012 | 37 Comments
Kids Get Arty – Exploring Street Art & Banksy

Welcome back to Kids Get Arty – where every 2 months, we explore an artists, learn about what they do and have a go ourselves. Here we are looking at the British contemporary street artists, Banksy. Now I know that this is a little controversial. Afterall, street art (and graffiti) is illegal and often associated […]

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How to… make a Mini Magnet Art Gallery!

| August 19, 2011 | 24 Comments
How to… make a Mini Magnet Art Gallery!

Welcome back to this week’s how to… ok… so it is rather an “easy” how to, and it is more an idea really, but we, here in Red Ted HQ are rather chuffed to bits: we made a magnetic mini gallery out of Red Ted’s artwork! This idea would also look lovely with family photos […]

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