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Doll in a Box – My Gift to my 5yrd Old

| October 23, 2014 | 13 Comments
Doll in a Box – My Gift to my 5yrd Old

Let me begin by saying.. yes…. I am SHOWING OFF! This post is all about me showing off to you. Because I am really rather, very and totally pleased with myself. There. I hope you don’t mind my smugness, but sometimes, I think you just have to be, right?!?! A few months ago, we received […]

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Personalised Gifts from Stuck On You & #Giveaway

| September 16, 2014 | 146 Comments
Personalised Gifts from Stuck On You & #Giveaway

Ooooh… well, there are LOTS of companies out there, that “do school labels”.. but I tell, I bet there aren’t many that make you squeal in delight, when their “school labels” do indeed turn up.. and also, there are few companies out there, that offer quite such a wide range of colourful and cute designs […]

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Cute Owl Cupcakes

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Cute Owl Cupcakes

We love baking with the kids and we love getting crafty in the kitchen… especially when it comes to cookies and cupcakes (have you seen our easy to decorate 4th July Cookies? We had great fun making those). Today we have a “guest post” from Life At The Zoo,  were we LOVE to bake with […]

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Cereal Box Puppet Theatre with Poppy Cat

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Cereal Box Puppet Theatre with Poppy Cat

As part of our ongoing work with the lovely Poppy Cat, we got crafty again today. Check out our other Poppy Cat Crafts to date and watch this space for more to come! This time we will be making a Puppet Theatre out of an old cereal box and  some old fabric (e.g. an old […]

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Nature Play Ideas – Making Music

| May 17, 2014
Nature Play Ideas – Making Music

Welcome back for MORE Nature Play Ideas.  I hope you have een enjoying this mini series as much as we have been enjoying sharing our nature play ideas! In case you missed the background to this series – I thought I would share some of the little things we got up to whilst on holiday […]

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Nature Play Ideas: Construct

| May 15, 2014
Nature Play Ideas: Construct

Nature is such a wonderful thing for you and the kids to experience. I love to encourage my kids to explore and to find and for us to collect all sorts of nature items from our walks (within reason of course!). We even sewed some little nature bags for us to collect our finds in […]

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Nature Play Ideas: Pinecone Bowling

| May 14, 2014
Nature Play Ideas: Pinecone Bowling

We love nature and I love encouraging my children to enjoy nature. We are always collecting sticks and stones, much to The Englishman’s dismay (they end up all overthe house). But I just can’t resist them. Tactile, beautiful and well, simply nature. This time round, I decided to come up with a number of nature […]

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Nature Play Ideas: Treasure Hunt

| May 13, 2014
Nature Play Ideas: Treasure Hunt

Welcome back for some more Nature Play Ideas – our little nature play mini series that we are sharing with you after our family holiday. Where the kids got busy collecting nature items and then playing with them LOTS! I captured some of our activity and thought I would share them with you. The idea […]

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Nature Play Ideas – Building a Cairn

| May 11, 2014
Nature Play Ideas – Building a Cairn

Welcome back to Day 2 of our Nature Play mini series – sharing nature play ideas from our recent holidays. Our first idea we shared was all about counting & sorting things. Today, we are stacking and construction! My kids LOVE being outdoors, which is wonderful, as it is what childhood should all be about. […]

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Nature Play Ideas – Counting & Sorting

| May 10, 2014
Nature Play Ideas – Counting & Sorting

Recently, we went on holiday! Yay to holidays. We have a tendency for stay-cations or “just” visiting family. On this holiday, we went to Cyprus – we have never been there before and it was nice to go somewhere different. Whilst out there we went to the beach and for lovely rocky-rugget terrain walks. We […]

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Poppy Cat Crafts: TP Roll Puppets

| April 28, 2014 | 4 Comments
Poppy Cat Crafts: TP Roll Puppets

Hooray, we do love Poppy Cat! And we are rather excited to say that over the coming months we will be regularly creating some special crafts to go with Poppy Cat and her friends hooray. The creators of Poppy Cat asked us to help “make everyday adventures more extraordinary” and as we LOVE using every […]

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Getting Crafty in the Garden with Outspiration

| April 28, 2014 | 19 Comments
Getting Crafty in the Garden with Outspiration

Sooo, we don’t have a big garden, but we do have a much loved garden. With two young children, you can imagine – that a garden is hugely important. About a year ago, we converted what was a wonderful little “secret garden”, great for lazy Sunday afternoon BBQs and a glass of Pimms, into a […]

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Button Craft Ideas

| April 22, 2014 | 16 Comments
Button Craft Ideas

This week we are looking at yet another lovely craft material: BUTTONS and Button Crafts. Buttons is something that I have always loved, ever since I was a child. I remember my grandmother having this box of buttons, that I could spend HOURS sorting through. It contained these tiniest of buttons with three tiny holes, […]

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Paper Plate Crafts

| April 16, 2014 | 6 Comments
Paper Plate Crafts

If you are a regular reader of Red Ted Art, you will have spotted some Paper Plate crafty explosion recently.. we have been making Paper Plate Spring Nests and have been doing some Paper Plate weaving, as well as making little Easter Baskets/ “handbags” (though these are ostentatiously for Easter, they actually work really well as […]

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