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Autumn Crafts: Horse Chesnut Spiders (Kastanienspinne)

| October 14, 2013 | 15 Comments
Autumn Crafts: Horse Chesnut Spiders (Kastanienspinne)

We visited friends over the weekend and went to their local park: and found 100s of horse chesnuts or conkers as the Brits would call them. Where we live, we have found a good amount – say 5 or so at a time… but in our friends park: 100s! How could we resist. With bulging […]

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Four Seasons Crafts: Autumn Nature Tree

| October 2, 2013 | 10 Comments
Four Seasons Crafts: Autumn Nature Tree

  We love this time of year! If you haven’t noticed yet we have gone Autumn Craft Mad!!! There are sooo many beautiful shapes and textures and colours out there at the moment: from Horse Chestnuts (aka conkers) to pine cones to the wonderful colours of Autumn Leaves. I mean just take a look at […]

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Nature Crafts: Angel

| September 30, 2013 | 1 Comment
Nature Crafts: Angel

I made this little Acorn Angel a couple of weeks ago, as part of an Autumn Nature Crafts session with the kids. The idea of crafting with nature, is that you collect everything you can find and then when you get home, see “if you can see shapes” in them. Does something remind you of […]

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Acorn Crafts – Nature Crafts for Autumn

| September 25, 2013 | 16 Comments
Acorn Crafts – Nature Crafts for Autumn

I have been going on about Nature Crafts for Autumn for the last couple of weeks now… I simply adore getting the kids to craft with acorns and chestnuts and pine cones. They get to hunt for them in the park and bring them home for some lovely textured crafting. At the same time, they […]

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Nature Crafts for Autumn

| September 23, 2013 | 8 Comments
Nature Crafts for Autumn

Autumn is a BEAUTIFUL time of year for crafting with nature. There are so many Nature Crafts out there to be inspired by and it is a wonderful time of year to get the kids involved in collecting and making. Using nature to craft with is wonderful on so many ways – the kids get […]

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Acorn Crafts: Bracelets

| September 23, 2013 | 2 Comments
Acorn Crafts: Bracelets

A super duper quick craft post for you sharing another acorn craft with you…. a very simple acorn bracelet. It is really quick and easy to make and looks lovely: My model wasn’t too impressed at having to keep her hand still for the photo, so apologies for the slight blurriness! Acorn bracelets are really […]

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Kids Crafts: Peanut Finger Puppets

| December 28, 2011 | 40 Comments
Kids Crafts: Peanut Finger Puppets

Well.. as you know it is Christmas in our dolls’ house too. Last week we made some little Christmas presents. I hope you all enjoyed your Christmas festivities!! Today we have little Peanut Puppet Dwarves for you. I apologies in advance for those of your with Peanut or nut allergies in the family. Please do […]

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Autumn Get Crafty 2011 – Crafts & Ideas for Autumn

| October 1, 2011 | 23 Comments
Autumn Get Crafty 2011 – Crafts & Ideas for Autumn

Hello! It is that beautiful time of the year again, which is simply too fabulous for crafts and ideas: Autumn! The beautiful Autumn colours, the leaves, the chestnuts and the acorns. As you may know, we already have on Autumn Get Crafty from last year as well as some of Red Ted Art’s own Autumn […]

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Kids Get Crafty – Acorn Animals

| September 14, 2011 | 50 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Acorn Animals

There seems to be an explosion of nature crafts on Red Ted Art at the moment.. first we made our Nature Bag, then we finished our Get Crafty with Nature ebook, then we made acorn elves and fairy houses… and now.. now we have acorn animals for you! Hooray! The great thing about fresh acorns, […]

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Kids Crafts: Fairy House (or Woodland Elves House)

| August 24, 2011 | 41 Comments
Kids Crafts: Fairy House (or Woodland Elves House)

Hello welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! Having made our Nature Bag last week, we have been collecting even more “nature things” to craft with on our visits to the park and playground. Even in our very urban environment nature is all around us and we have been making lots of lovely things! One such thing were […]

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Kids Get Crafty: 5 Little Ducks went Swimming One Day…

| March 16, 2011 | 58 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: 5 Little Ducks went Swimming One Day…

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! This week we have a very simple and fun craft for you.. it has already provided hours of fun in our house – these little 6 stone ducks! It all started with a walk on the beach. We collect 10s of stones and dragged them home… once home, what […]

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Kids Get Crafty – Pumpkin Seed Owls

| November 3, 2010 | 37 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Pumpkin Seed Owls

Hello, welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! With the excitement of Halloween over, it is time to “revisit” the left overs and get crafty: Red Ted and I saved some of our Butternut Squash (or Pumpkin) seeds and made this very quick little owl. Sadly, Red Ted decided that it would be GREAT fun to […]

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Get Crafty – June 2010 – Inspired by Nature

| June 1, 2010 | 29 Comments
Get Crafty – June 2010 – Inspired by Nature

Hello! Welcome back to Get Crafty! This month’s theme was “Inspired by Nature”! My interpretation was the loosest possible sense: from drawings of animals and  trees to things made out of sticks and stones. Once again a WONDERFUL collection of crafts to keep you inspired the whole of the summer! If you like the look […]

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