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Boxtrolls Crafts – Make a Boxtroll Costume

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Boxtrolls Crafts – Make a Boxtroll Costume

Bless his cotton socks… Red Ted can get rather carried away when he falls “in love with” a new movie – some of you may have seen the recent Boxtrolls Movie (we already made a TP Roll Boxtroll Craft a couple of weeks ago) and if you are like us, you will find all those […]

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Halloween Bride: Costumes Kids Can Make

| August 29, 2013 | 2 Comments
Halloween Bride: Costumes Kids Can Make

Last year, I created a set of Halloween Costume ideas for the children’s supplement of The Times – the costume ideas are aimed at 8- 12 yrs old to make themselves (or younger kids to make with an adult) and that don’t cost the earth to make. I thought now would be a good time to […]

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Despicable Me Minions Cupcakes

| June 13, 2013 | 5 Comments
Despicable Me Minions Cupcakes

Our Despicable Me fever continues. We recently shared our easy Minion Finger Puppets with you and today we have some Minion CUPCAKES! Clearly the kids were VERY excited about this activity as it involved treats and they adore baking and decorating and of course EATING these Minions. (Own your Despicable Me DVD today). Look at […]

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Kids Crafts: Superhero Masks (+ Template)

| February 13, 2013 | 48 Comments
Kids Crafts: Superhero Masks (+ Template)

  Welcome back to this weeks Kids Crafts – things for kids to make. Today, we are sharing our DIY Superhero Masks! Some of you may know that Red Ted recently turned 5 (Happy Birthday dear Boy!) and that he had a SUPERHERO birthday party! I really wanted to do a birthday party craft activity […]

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DIY Wrapping Paper – Fairies

| February 9, 2013 | 3 Comments
DIY Wrapping Paper – Fairies

It looks like this is becoming an “unofficial year of buying no wrapping paper”. Before Christmas we had a glut of Birthday parties and had great fun making our own DIY Wrapping Paper, so we are continuing that trend now!! We were invited to a Fairy party so needed FAIRY wrapping paper. The options were […]

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Superhero Cupcake Toppers

| February 6, 2013 | 9 Comments
Superhero Cupcake Toppers

When you have a boy in the house, it is quite likely that you will have a superhero party at some point or another (having said that I do know one little girl who LOVES being superman too). Anyway, so superhero party it is. And with that we need some superhero party ideas and superhero […]

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New Year’s Eve Traditions – Wave Jumping in Brazil

| December 17, 2012 | 3 Comments
New Year’s Eve Traditions – Wave Jumping in Brazil

 Welcome to today’s featured New Year’s Eve Tradition: Wave Jumping in Brazil. A good friend (and reader of Red Ted Art!) told me about this fun tradition. The Brazilians do love to party and as New Year’s Eve falls in their summer, outdoor parties and a dip in the sea provide for a pleasant activity. […]

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Quick DIY Wrapping Paper 2

| October 24, 2012 | 12 Comments
Quick DIY Wrapping Paper 2

Well.. I did say we had hit Birthday Party season here at Red Ted HQ. And since our last Birthday Party (5 days ago). when I needed some emergency DIY Wrapping Paper, we still haven’t had the chance to get some more wrapping paper, and the next party is TOMORROW. Yikes. Our Car Print Potato […]

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Weekly Photo: Post Party Playdough Play

| February 9, 2012 | 6 Comments
Weekly Photo: Post Party Playdough Play

Aaah I couldn’t resist sharing this photo with you! After our Cars Party Bonanza yesterday, we “rescued” all the cake decorations (flags and candles basically) and taking our Party Bag Playdough gift, Pip Squeak has been making cake, singing Happy Birthday to Mummy and blowing out candles: What is your favourite Playdough Play?  Linking to

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Kids Crafts: Paperbag Craft Challenge

| February 6, 2012 | 57 Comments
Kids Crafts: Paperbag Craft Challenge

You may have seen the magazine craft challenge a couple of month’s ago, now there is a fabulous Paperbag Craft challenge by Tinkerlab. I always get into a creative tizz when it comes to Tinkerlab’s challenges, as all the blogs taking part have such wonderfully creative ideas. After much pondering, we finally came up with […]

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How to… make Cookie Cutter Candles

| February 3, 2012 | 41 Comments
How to… make Cookie Cutter Candles

 You may have seen my post about how to make candle wicks and a brief intro to making your own “test candles” (aka ice cube tray candles!). Since then I had a little play and started making all sorts of different candles in a variety of colours! I had heard before, but not believed, that […]

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How To… Make Halloween Skull Cake Pops (Guest Post)

| October 14, 2011 | 35 Comments
How To… Make Halloween Skull Cake Pops (Guest Post)

Welcome to  this week’s How to make Halloween Skull Cake Pops! Brought to you by the lovely Ruth From The Pink Whisk.. where you will find baking, recipe and tutorials. I have to say, DON’T go and visit Ruth.. if you visit The Pink Whisk… you will never leave again, or at least not in […]

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How to… make a Balloon Poodle!

| March 26, 2010 | 0 Comments
How to… make a Balloon Poodle!

Here we go… the latest “How to..” . We are all familiar with Balloon Animals at parties and fairs. The magic that is created from one long balloon, leaves the little ones amongst us awestruck. Be awestruck no more and learn to make one yourself. Go on! Have a go!!!     PS I learnt […]

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