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Kids Crafts: Gumnut Octopus

| October 5, 2011 | 35 Comments
Kids Crafts: Gumnut Octopus

Hello! Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! Today I have a gumnut craft for you.. a what? I hear you say.. yes, a gumnut – gumnuts are the “nut” from the Eucalyptus tree – and are very common in Australia. In Australia?! But I don’t live in Australia! I hear you exclaim. I know. I […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Chestnut Streamer Toy

| September 28, 2011 | 37 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Chestnut Streamer Toy

‘Tis the Season to Get Crafty – tra la la la la laaaa… certainly Autumn crafts are all in at the moment.. the trees are starting to change colours, the woods are littlered with Acorns and Chestnuts… Last week we made chestnut creatures and chestnut pencil toppers… this week we have a Chestnut Streamer Toy […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Chestnut Crafts (Pencil Toppers)

| September 21, 2011 | 43 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Chestnut Crafts (Pencil Toppers)

Welcome to this week’s Kids Crafts – this week we share with your our horse chestnut craft – Chestnut Pencil Toppers. Crafting with chestnuts, acorns, leaves and bits and pieces is something that I remember well from early childhood.. mainly we would make little animals, similar to the acorn critters from last week. Chestnuts are slightly […]

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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 | 40 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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Get Crafty with Nature – eBook

| August 23, 2011 | 3 Comments
Get Crafty with Nature – eBook

Since launching Time on Your Hands (Loo Roll Crafts for Throughout the Year) back in December 2010, this wonderful Nature ebook has been brewing.. Each  month, Red Ted and I ventured out into the great outdoors, collected some nature things, sticks, stones, leaves and then came home and Got Crafty. And *finally* we have it finished […]

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Quick Kids Craft: Stick Men

| August 18, 2011 | 29 Comments
Quick Kids Craft: Stick Men

What crafts to make with sticks? Easy! Remember our Stick Men from ages ago? Well we made more! Pip Squeak had a go too – you can see the one with the squished fabric! She added tons of glue and squished it on. I think it looks rather lovely and robe like!! Red Ted now […]

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Kids Craft: Indigenous Inspired Good Luck Stones

| August 10, 2011 | 43 Comments
Kids Craft: Indigenous Inspired Good Luck Stones

As some of you may know, I recently had a very short trip to Australia! I am fortunate enough that I was able to go down under for a lovely friend’s gorgeous and fun wedding and that my family where able to stay behind and look after the children. Lucky me. Although I had a […]

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Kids Crafts: Woodland People

| June 15, 2011 | 43 Comments
Kids Crafts: Woodland People

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! This is a very special kids crafts post – as it was called about by Rashmie from Mommy Labs. As part of World Environment Day (5 June) she wanted to celebrate and get us celebrating by creating a Forest Craft. A great opportunity to talk to our children about […]

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Weekly Photo: Sewing the Seed

| April 9, 2011 | 17 Comments
Weekly Photo: Sewing the Seed

Red Ted sews his Sunflower seeds. And I sew the seed of knowledge. Linking to anything goes at “Alphabet Soup” and

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Kids Crafts – Baby can draw!

| October 6, 2010 | 48 Comments
Kids Crafts – Baby can draw!

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty. Today, I want to write a little about my passion and beliefs when it comes to art and adults and children alike having a go. I do talk about Pip Squeak a lot, but this applies to all ages! I hope I have succeeded incoming across “just passionate” and providing you with food for […]

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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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Kids Crafts – Snowflakes in Autumn – Using Nature to Make Snowflakes

| September 22, 2010 | 45 Comments
Kids Crafts – Snowflakes in Autumn – Using Nature to Make Snowflakes

  Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty. Today we are making snowflakes with nature’s “very own snowflake stamp” – waiting for you to pick it and have a go. Once you have the stamp, you can make pictures, cards, wrapping paper etc etc. Come take a look! Don’t forget Kids Get Crafty is also a link up […]

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Weekly Photo – Nature

| July 24, 2010 | 41 Comments
Weekly Photo – Nature

2 for 1 Saturdays continue… First up the Gallery, where I get a chance to take random photos. Then the Kindness Club, where I get a chance to think about how I am teaching values to my children. I will always try and fulfil the prompt with the help of Red Ted and Pip Squeak! […]

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