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2011 A Year in Review & Blog Hop

| January 2, 2012 | 13 Comments
2011 A Year in Review & Blog Hop

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!!!!!! Wow, I can’t believe that we are already heading into the New Year, 2011 has simply flown by. To mark the event, a number of kid friendly bloggers got together and decided to share their favourite post of 2011. What a lovely way to explore and discover new blogs and get […]

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Quick Craft Post: Cardboard Box Doll’s Bed

| December 23, 2011 | 4 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Cardboard Box Doll’s Bed

A quick craft post to share Pip Squeak’s doll’s bed that she will receive this Christmas. Finally, it is finished – though not sure why it took so long, it was really quick to make: The Bed One pretty cardboard box (this one contained the gingerbread houses that we made) All I did was cut […]

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Quick Craft Post: St Martins Laterne

| November 10, 2011 | 15 Comments
Quick Craft Post: St Martins Laterne

A very very quick post, that I wanted to share, as it means a lot to us.. though the photos are quite poor. We went back to the German Playgroup this evening to celebrate St Martins Day (it is tomorrow, more about it from our post last year!), a day when you traditional go on […]

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Quick Craft Post: Halloween Lanterns (vlog)

| October 20, 2011 | 33 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Halloween Lanterns (vlog)

  A quick and fun Halloween Craft for you – the tissue paper jar lanterns. I am not surprised that these are so popular in the U.S. they are fun, easy and quick to make… as well as being nice and safe for small hands too! Materials: Clean Jam Jar (the bigger the better), orange […]

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Kids Craft: Food Creatures

| October 19, 2011 | 36 Comments
Kids Craft: Food Creatures

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! Today we made lots of funny creatures from FOOD! Before you worry about any “wastage”… all food creatures came to harm in the end… and landed in the soup pot. Modelled with. Played with. And EATEN. Mwahahahahahaha. The mornings activity were inspired or more should I say encouraged by […]

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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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Kids Get Crafty: (London) City Postcards

| June 1, 2011 | 42 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: (London) City Postcards

Hello! Today we made our own potato print city postcards! We had lots of fun making them (well maybe I did more than Red Ted… mmh…) and found a lovely book to go with them. Potato printing is a fabulous craft for kids – it is easy and quick to do at home – and […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Fairy Fish Magic

| April 20, 2011 | 34 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Fairy Fish Magic

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! This week we decided to have a go at recycled materials again… it was prompted by the fact that we received some “Fairy Liquid Washing Gel” and I thought that the bottle looked a bit like a fish… so I looked at the other Fairy bottles and thought… we […]

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Easter Crafts for 2011

| April 1, 2011 | 29 Comments
Easter Crafts for 2011

Hooray! Easter 2011 Get Crafty has been “brewing” for some time now – especially since Easter is so late this year… but fabulously, that means, that we probably have more choice and wonderful crafts to get inspired from! As expected, there are lots of bunnies, chicks, some lambs, as well as lovely spring flowers…. I […]

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Kids Get Crafty – Eric Carle & Homemade Puzzles

| September 8, 2010 | 60 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Eric Carle & Homemade Puzzles

Welcome back to Kid’s Get Crafty – a link up party/ blog hop for all craftiness with and for children! Do take part. Do be inspired! Link up at bottom of post! Hooray! Old posts welcomed. Grab a button an add it to your post or side bar. Please do NOT post things for sale or […]

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How to… make a "Himmel oder Hölle" Spiel (Paper Fortune Teller or a Paper Puppet)

| September 3, 2010 | 32 Comments
How to… make a "Himmel oder Hölle" Spiel (Paper Fortune Teller or a Paper Puppet)

As you all know, I love simple paper crafts that you can do anywhere with any type of paper. I am also Austrian, so have here a simple paper game that is often played by children in “German speaking countries” – known in Austria and Germany as “Himmel oder Hölle” or in Switzerland as Schnipp […]

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story + art = great stART – Drum Roll Please

| August 18, 2010 | 48 Comments
story + art = great stART – Drum Roll Please

  Remember a couple of weeks ago we did some Loo Roll Watches  (these were hugely popular, so if you didn’t see them, do check them out!) after reading Piep Piep Piep? Well, the other day we were looking at that book again and came across this page – “The Drum goes…” (scroll down for […]

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