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Sneaky Craft: Hama Beads

| May 2, 2011 | 17 Comments
Sneaky Craft: Hama Beads

Before I write ANYTHING and bore you with my rambling, the kids LOVE the Hama beads. They made them straight away  the day we got them and then again were at it first thing the following morning. What can I say, save for HOORAY! Hello hello! A quick sneaky craft for you: Hama Beads! I […]

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Royal Get Crafty *special edition*

| April 15, 2011 | 18 Comments
Royal Get Crafty *special edition*

Hello! Welcome to an impromptu and *special* Get Crafty edition! I decided last minute, that a “Royal Get Crafty” may “just be the ticket” – Will and Kate are getting married on the 29th April and in the UK we are celebrating with two extra holidays, street parties and, hopefully, crafting! So to help you […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Egg Birds & Owls (Egg Blowing Part 2)

| April 6, 2011 | 62 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Egg Birds & Owls (Egg Blowing Part 2)

Welcome to Kids Get Crafty! Hooray, how I love getting crafty with my children! Remember how a few weeks ago, I did a post on “Easter Egg Blowing” – how I love the delicate nature of a blown egg?! Well, I think that you can do this with children too – older children can have […]

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Kids Get Crafty – Robot Cards & The Robot & The Blue Bird

| February 16, 2011 | 29 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Robot Cards & The Robot & The Blue Bird

Remember our robots from a few weeks back? Well, Red Ted now ADORES robots, so when we needed some more thank you cards, I thought these could be a nice easy craft for him. The key for this age group (3yrs) is to help them see what the “end result” will look like, so I […]

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Kids Get Crafty – Penguins, Boys, Umbrellas & Card Board Boxes…

| January 19, 2011 | 42 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Penguins, Boys, Umbrellas & Card Board Boxes…

Welcome to Kids Get Crafty! A couple of weeks ago we went to see a “special under threes” theatre production of Oliver Jeffers Lost & Found. It was wonderful and Red Ted loved it. He kept glancing round to me and giving me the biggest smiles and grins. Then turning back to the 30min play […]

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How to… make your own Scrapbook/ Artwork Calendar

| December 31, 2010 | 30 Comments
How to… make your own Scrapbook/ Artwork Calendar

This isn’t a proper tutorial as such, but more a little idea to get your crafty with your children and throughout the year: start the year with making a personalised Scrapbook with your children AND start collecting art for a Calendar to give to Granny and Grandpa in Dec 2011!! Firstly the calendar: The idea […]

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How to… make Austrian Angels: Weihnachtsengerl (Guest Post)

| December 3, 2010 | 27 Comments
How to… make Austrian Angels: Weihnachtsengerl (Guest Post)

Ok ok ok. Maybe these are NOT JUST Austrian.. however, they are made by a very lovely friend of mine, Andrea, who IS Austrian and who lives in Austria, so by default, these are Austrian Angels, aka Weihnachtsengerl. Also, I remember making angels LIKE these when I was younger. Andrea, told me that she sat […]

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Kids Get Crafty – The Snowman

| November 17, 2010 | 17 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – The Snowman

Hello, with winter in the air and Christmas not too far away, we decided to make some snowmen… well actually, I wanted to make some more Christmas Trees for our “Christmas Tree” bunting, but you know what Toddlers are like…. so I whipped out some card and snowmen it is! I reckon alternating these with […]

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Kids Crafts: Stick Man

| September 29, 2010 | 62 Comments
Kids Crafts: Stick Man

Welcome to Kid’s Get Crafty! Today, we have FINALLY gotten round to a lovely autumn craft: making Stick Men. I have been wanting to make these with Red Ted for a while now and have sticks lying around all over the place! But I wasn’t quite sure how to tackle it. How would Red Ted […]

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story + art = great stART – Lost & Found, Oliver Jeffers

| August 11, 2010 | 47 Comments
story + art = great stART – Lost & Found, Oliver Jeffers

I am on a mission to read this book as often and regularly as possible over the next few months, as our local children’s theatre (Polka in Wimbledon) is doing a special under 3s productions of this come Christmas. Tickets have been purchased and I can’t wait to take Red Ted! And I want to […]

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