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Snow Day Activities (Outdoors)

| December 9, 2014 | 1 Comment
Snow Day Activities (Outdoors)

This is a post for those days that catch you unprepared – SNOW DAYS! Be sure to pin it for that cold cold day.. and also stock up on a item or two be ready for the great snow day (in particularly hot chocolate and marshmallows!!). So, the cold weather has finally hit us.. The […]

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Nature Play Ideas – only nature needed

| July 3, 2014 | 6 Comments
Nature Play Ideas – only nature needed

So, the Summer Holidays are upon us. The long warm days stretch ahead of us and the kids will be running riot. On our last holiday, we decided to take some books, pens & notebad, a pack of cards and nothing else. Our kids are 6yrs and 4yrs old. We brought no toys. We decided […]

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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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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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Foraging Tips, Tricks and Recipes

| September 13, 2013 | 5 Comments
Foraging Tips, Tricks and Recipes

A slightly more unusual topic for us here at Red Ted Art, but one that I LOVE: Foraging – going into the great outdoors with empty buckets and containers.. and coming back with nature’s gifts of blackberries, apples, elderberry and whatever else you can find! Foraging is a wonderful activity to do with kids. Helps […]

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Crafts Fun: Giving The Garden Shed A Makeover

| February 10, 2012 | 2 Comments
Crafts Fun: Giving The Garden Shed A Makeover

We have a “different” sort of guest post today – a fun idea of turning your garden shed into a creative space…  Crafts are great fun for kids, and they’re always keen for new ideas and new projects in which they can get themselves covered in paint. I’m sure at least some of the time, […]

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Love the Outdoors! Love your Hands!

| May 13, 2011 | 2 Comments
Love the Outdoors! Love your Hands!

Sponsored post Hello hello hello! Ooh today I have a lovely topic to talk about – the great outdoors! As a crafty mum.. you probably think, I spend the whole time “indoors” with my family… well no, that would proove a great disaster – we need to go out and run and skip and breath […]

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