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30 Art Projects for Kids – Exploring the Great Artists

| September 3, 2013 | 11 Comments
30 Art Projects for Kids – Exploring the Great Artists

We have been running a Kids Get Arty challenge now for well over a year. Every couple of months, we challenge you to look at a real artist with your child, discuss their work and then be inspired by their technique or inspiration to create your Art Projects for Kids. It has been a wonderful […]

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Kids Crafts: Photoframes (Presents Kids Can Make!)

| November 7, 2012 | 26 Comments
Kids Crafts: Photoframes (Presents Kids Can Make!)

The children made these simple photo frames for Daddy’s Birthday. They were simple, quick and inexpensive to make. We added a nice photo of each of them with Daddy and he now has these up at work. These would make great presents kids can make for Christmas or for Father’s Day too (or indeed make […]

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Kids Craft: Kid’s (Keepsake) Art

| May 30, 2012 | 7 Comments
Kids Craft: Kid’s (Keepsake) Art

We went to visit some very good friends of ours.. and decided to get the kids painting (again – check out our post from almost two years ago – our Keepsake Paintings and Matthew’s Dream). This is not “officially” part of the Kids Get Arty challenge, but of course broadly speaking it is linked to […]

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Exploring The Great Artists – 30+ Art Projects for Kids

| April 13, 2012 | 84 Comments
Exploring The Great Artists – 30+ Art Projects for Kids

Introducing the Great Artist to my kids is something that has been on my agenda for a long long long time. My kids are only 4yrs and 2yrs old, so of course there is still plenty of time. However, this hasn’t stopped me buying lots of wonderful art books for children (amongst our current favourites […]

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Weekly Photo: Paint

| January 14, 2012 | 9 Comments
Weekly Photo: Paint

I know I am a crafty so and so and yet I don’t *really* let them paint often enough. They love it though. I am organising myself so we can do more! To lots more mess and painting this year. Linking to

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Quick Kids Craft: Birds of Paradise “Guest Vlog”

| August 25, 2011 | 4 Comments
Quick Kids Craft: Birds of Paradise “Guest Vlog”

Gorgeous gorgeous Jay from Mocha Beanie Mummy tweeted me this Vlog earlier today.. And I just have to share it with you – a) because Noah’s and Isaac’s talking paradise birds are just too cute and b) well I am simply thrilled to bits! We even get told by Noah how they made the birds […]

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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 Craft: Calendar Project – Summer Review

| August 3, 2011 | 8 Comments
Kids Craft: Calendar Project – Summer Review

Hello hello! As I am off on holiday this week, I thought I would do a quick summary of our calendar project to date… maybe it will inspire you to have a go this summer? We did do this every month, but with 6 weeks of summer holidays, you could maybe do two pictures a […]

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Kids Crafts: Loo Roll Animal Zoo

| July 6, 2011 | 50 Comments
Kids Crafts: Loo Roll Animal Zoo

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! Today, we are using my ever so favourite “household item” for crafting: the humbled loo roll to make a whole Animal Zoo! As you know, I am a fan of loo rolls and have even written a small ebook on. Do go check it out! Today’s craft, was inspired […]

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Kids Crafts: Making Flags with Kids

| June 22, 2011 | 27 Comments
Kids Crafts: Making Flags with Kids

Ever since we had a street party for the Royal Wedding, Red Ted LOVES flags – we had bunting up on the street, as well as big Union Jack by the gazebos. Everywhere we go, he always points out the flags to me… “I love flags, Mummy”. “Let’s count the flags”. “Look Mummy, flags!”. So […]

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Kids Get Crafty: (London) City Postcards

| June 1, 2011 | 42 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: (London) City Postcards

Hello! Today we made our own potato print city postcards! We had lots of fun making them (well maybe I did more than Red Ted… mmh…) and found a lovely book to go with them. Potato printing is a fabulous craft for kids – it is easy and quick to do at home – and […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Loo Roll Monsters

| May 4, 2011 | 52 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Loo Roll Monsters

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! You know Red Ted HQ and Loo Rolls – we LOVE ‘em! I even had to write a whole ebook about them! The ebook is a great way to support this blog – so if you haven’t got one yet… do go and take a look! In the meantime, […]

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

| March 16, 2011 | 56 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: Castles & Loo Roll Men

| March 2, 2011 | 46 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Castles & Loo Roll Men

Well… this is my come uppance post: here I am “forcing” Red Ted to craft with me week in and week out and now… he turns around and turns the tables! It all started with his Birthday: he received a Playmobil toy, which came with a Playmobile mini brochure (Aka my magazine). He has since […]

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