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

| April 6, 2011 | 60 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 | 41 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 | 28 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 | 60 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 | 45 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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