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Cardboard Tube Minibeasts

| May 29, 2013 | 16 Comments
Cardboard Tube Minibeasts

I have challenged the kids and myself to work with cardboard tubes again more – yes, the humble loo roll, is such a great (virtually free) and versatile craft material it would seem rude not to! Much to my dismay the UK have started manufacturing NARROW tubes. Can you believe it?! I guess it is […]

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Kids Crafts: 3 Kings

| April 24, 2013 | 27 Comments
Kids Crafts: 3 Kings

Yes… that is right, Easter has barely gone and “already” we are making Three Wise Men! Well and a king and a queen and a princess… I think Easter and the Easter story brought Christmas back to front of mind and Red Ted asked if we could make some King. I am not sure of […]

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Toilet Paper Rolls Craft: Sheep

| March 27, 2013 | 15 Comments
Toilet Paper Rolls Craft: Sheep

I feel like we have fallen off the toilet paper rolls craft wagon. I love crafting with toilet paper rolls so much (or loo rolls as we call them here in the uk), because they are free and versatile and great fun! (Do check out our TP Roll Crafts Hangout and round up, linking to 20 ideas!). […]

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10+ Cardboard Tube Crafts (Loo Roll Crafts!)

| March 20, 2013 | 15 Comments
10+ Cardboard Tube Crafts (Loo Roll Crafts!)

Well… it was only a matter of time, before I got together with other crafty bloggers to share our favourite Cardboard Tube crafts (aka Loo Rolls) in another Craft Video. We are having lots of fun creating these craft videos via Google+ “Hangouts and Event” feature – super easy to do and great to “see […]

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Chinese New Year Crafts: Mini Lanterns (from TP Rolls!)

| December 19, 2012 | 2 Comments
Chinese New Year Crafts: Mini Lanterns (from TP Rolls!)

Let’s celebrate Chinese New Year with this some Chinese New Year Crafts ! Every year the Chinese New Year will be on a different date, but it is usually late January to mid February. And I thought it would be nice to share another TP Roll craft… one that we made ages ago, but never shared […]

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Kids Crafts – Paper Roll Mermaids

| August 29, 2012 | 25 Comments
Kids Crafts – Paper Roll Mermaids

Well… I know we made a TP Roll Desk Tidy last week, but I still somehow felt that I had been neglecting our love for TP Rolls. Afterall, TP Rolls are one of Red Ted Art’s “signature” crafts!!! So, Red Ted and I thought we would have another go at “something”. I saw some pretty […]

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Cardboard Tube Crafts – Easy, Fun, Cheap. Perfect!

| April 20, 2012 | 32 Comments
Cardboard Tube Crafts – Easy, Fun, Cheap. Perfect!

As some of you know, I love love love crafting with cardboard tubes – also known as “loo rolls” here in the UK! It is one of those materials that “everyone has”, is free and is there in abundance. So I thought I would do a quick round up of Loo Roll crafts you can […]

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Kids Craft: Cardboard Tube Robot

| January 25, 2012 | 31 Comments
Kids Craft: Cardboard Tube Robot

Welcome back to Kids Crafts and this week’s cardboard tube robot!! I am a huge huge HUGE fan of cardboard tubes.. mainly because we have them in abundance in our house (*cough* I blame the Englishman). We actually made this robot last year and it forms part of my Time On Your Hands ebook. But […]

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Kids Get Crafty – Dog Loo Roll Marionette (Victor van Krumm)

| November 23, 2011 | 35 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Dog Loo Roll Marionette (Victor van Krumm)

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty and our loo roll dog marionette! I actually wrote this post a few weeks ago as Guest Post for Rachel at Sun Scholars! I was very pleased to be asked to stop by and share one of my crafts. I have been regularly visiting Sun Scholars over the past […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Loo Roll Giraffes Revisited

| September 7, 2011 | 10 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Loo Roll Giraffes Revisited

Hello! Guess what.. yes we are having another break here at Red Ted Art…. but if you are linky “Hungry”, I thought I would put it up for you anyway, as wella s share one of my favourite Red Ted Art crafts to date: our Loo Roll Giraffe Marionettes! We made these well over a […]

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Pirates (sneaky photo)

| March 15, 2011 | 29 Comments
Pirates (sneaky photo)

We made Julia Donaldson’s “The Troll” Pirates today. If you want a full post (and how Red Ted helped me) – do let me know!!

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How to… make Cracking Christmas Crackers (Guest Post)

| November 19, 2010 | 18 Comments
How to… make Cracking Christmas Crackers (Guest Post)

If you haven’t met Chris over at Thinly Spread, it is about time you did! She is a wonderful lady with a busy family of 6 (four children that is…) and she still finds time for plenty of hugs, stories, baking, walking, crafting and of course sharing this through blogging! I am pretty certain many […]

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Great stART: Piep Piep Piep or making watches with toddlers

| July 7, 2010 | 58 Comments
Great stART: Piep Piep Piep or making watches with toddlers

Welcome to another story+ art = great stART (for more on “start projects” visit the original A Mommy’s Adventure). I was fretting a little about this week’s story & craft project, as I have a couple of “complicated ones” up my sleeve, but also want to keep encouraging everyone to have a go. Mess is […]

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