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Nature Crafts: Clay Sculptures

| May 28, 2014
Nature Crafts: Clay Sculptures

Today’s Nature Craft, is something that we have wanted to have a go at for a looong looong time: creating clay sculptures in nature. Clay sculpturs become part of the trees and the environment around us – a great way for connecting with nature. This a great art activity of all ages. We had 4, […]

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Button Crafts: Button Art & Button Cards!

| April 2, 2014 | 3 Comments
Button Crafts: Button Art & Button Cards!

I love buttons! Buttons are just so tactile and irrestsitble and fun. I can sort through a tin of buttons for hours… We had a mixed back of self adhesive “craft” buttons, that I thought would be just perfect for the kids to get arty with. So I got them sheets of paper, some pens […]

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Kids Get Arty: Textile Art for Kids with Janet Bolton

| January 22, 2014 | 4 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Textile Art for Kids with Janet Bolton

Welcome back to Kids Get Arty! I can’t believe we only do ONE Art project every two months and yet the time whizzes by and it is time to do and share our next Great Artist art project with you. This month we are looking at Textile Art and a British Artists called Janet Bolton. […]

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Walking With Dinosaurs – How to Draw Troodon

| December 3, 2013 | 2 Comments
Walking With Dinosaurs – How to Draw Troodon

We LOVE going to the movies. We don’t watch much television at home generally, but we do have a Movie Night once a week with treats to the cinema every so often, instead of a regular “TV slot”. We also love to get creative when we have been inspired by something we have read or […]

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Daily Creativity: Junk Modelling

| September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Daily Creativity: Junk Modelling

Welcome back to our little creative challenges, getting you and your kids to do more creative, but easy and open ended projects.  The idea behind “Daily Creativity“, is that you nurture you child’s creativity, with simple projects, requiring little set up time from you, as well as little intervention (just make sure they don’t eat […]

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Daily Creativity: Mix Media

| September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Daily Creativity: Mix Media

You may have seen some of our “Daily Creativity” posts before – they are simple posts showing different but VERY SIMPLE ways that you can nurture and develop the creativity in your children. The idea is to do things regularly – but simple. So that you don’t tear your hair out worrying about “set up” […]

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Daily Creativity – Leaf Face

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Daily Creativity – Leaf Face

It has been a while since I have posted a “daily creativity” project – we do a lot and I forget to write about it. They idea behind “daily creativity”, is doing simple creative projects on a regular basis. Sometimes suggested or set up by you the parent/ carer, other times letting your child lead […]

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Daily Creativity: Nurturing the Artists Within – Memory

| July 8, 2012 | 13 Comments
Daily Creativity: Nurturing the Artists Within – Memory

Today’s Daily Creativity (see below re info on Daily Creativity) topic is MEMORY! Memory is just as important to a creative mind, as imagination is. Well.. maybe not just as important. But very important too. Afterall, from memory we recall shapes and colours, things we have seen, like landscapes, animals and patterns. We recall stories, smells and […]

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Daily Creativity: Nurturing The Artist Within: Cutting Skills

| July 1, 2012 | 5 Comments
Daily Creativity: Nurturing The Artist Within: Cutting Skills

Welcome back to this week’s “Daily Creativity“. Today we look at the oh so simple and yet very difficult cutting skills! You think, what is so special about that? Well… pretty much any artwork involving collages will involve cutting skills – you will want to out special things to add to your artwork and neat […]

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Daily Creativity: Nurturing The Artists Within: Cloud Spotting

| June 24, 2012 | 5 Comments
Daily Creativity: Nurturing The Artists Within: Cloud Spotting

Welcome to my next installment in the “Daily Creativity” series. Last week, I explained what I aim to achieve with the Daily Creativity series and how simple it can be to nurture your young artists. We also explored potato print making in an “open ended” environment (and met with some anxiety!). Learning about skills and […]

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Book Reviews – Activity Books for Kids

| February 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Book Reviews – Activity Books for Kids

Hello! I haven’t done a “straight review” of kids’ books for a while and then when I do you get 4 at once, a bit like British public buses!! Flossie Crums and the Royal Spotty Dotty Cake: A Flossie Crums Baking Adventure, Helen Nathan Here is a cute and quirky book that is a little […]

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Review – Possum Magic, How to Train a Viking & Birds

| September 20, 2010 | 3 Comments
Review – Possum Magic, How to Train a Viking & Birds

Welcome back to Review Monday. Today I bring you books for under 5s, as well a book for over 5s. As my children are still little, the over 5s will be brought to you by Guest Posters – lovely children in my network of friends and readers aged 7-11yrs old. These are their favourite books and their […]

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Book Blogger Appreciation Week 2010

| July 13, 2010 | 2 Comments
Book Blogger Appreciation Week 2010

  Wow! I am taking part in the Book Blogger Appreciation Week! It really is very exciting, as we love books here at Red Ted Headquarters and I love to share what we are reading. Unfortunately I got it all back to front and the wrong link was sent to BBAW. THIS is the correct […]

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Books x3 – The Garden: Planting a Rainbow, Up, Down, and Around & "The Apple & The Butterfly"

| June 28, 2010 | 8 Comments
Books x3 – The Garden: Planting a Rainbow, Up, Down, and Around & "The Apple & The Butterfly"

I have three lovely garden books for you this week. There are so many wonderful garden books out there, that it was really hard to choose. I hope these are a reasonably good selection! Ones that appeal to different age groups – the last one especially appealing to mummies and daddies that love a bit […]

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