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How to Make an Origami Butterfly (simple)

| March 19, 2015 | 5 Comments
How to Make an Origami Butterfly (simple)

It is wonderful to see my kids get into some basic Origami paper folding crafts – they are now 5yrs and 7yrs and just about able to manage. Interestingly, they do well on these paper crafts for different reasons and depending on the item we are making. My son LOVES making Paper Boats and my […]

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Rainbow Butterfly Cork Crafts

| March 2, 2015 | 3 Comments
Rainbow Butterfly Cork Crafts

Welcome back to more crafty fun! Today, we have an adorable little cork craft, that is super easy for younger kids to make too (in fact, we will be doing this with Pip Squeak’s Reception class sometime soon!). These little cork bugs or butterfly corks are a great way to “use up” some kids art, […]

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Rainbow Crafts & Activities

| January 22, 2014 | 6 Comments
Rainbow Crafts & Activities

So, I think that this is a great time to explore rainbow crafts and activities. We are still stuck in dull, grey winter.. and with the sparkle of Christmas behind us, we need something to cheers us up. Of course, you have St Patricks Day around the corner and rainbow crafts are great as St […]

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Valentine’s Decorations: Paper Hearts

| January 21, 2014 | 13 Comments
Valentine’s Decorations: Paper Hearts

Ali from Kids Chaos shares a paper heart video with us today as the  31 Days of Love series continues – they make lovel Valentine’s Day Decorations. Check out previous posts, such as Valentine’s Cards , Valentines Gifts that Kids can Make and Valentines Treats! These simple paper hearts look WONDERFUL as Rainbow Heart Garlands too.. make them individually or as […]

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Waldorf Math Gnomes

| January 17, 2014 | 4 Comments
Waldorf Math Gnomes

I heard about Waldorf Math Gnomes many moons ago and it something that I have wanted to make for a while. I didn’t want to have to buy “special” wooden pegs – I love NOT using “special” supplies when crafting, so was thinking about how I could make these Waldorf Math Gnomes using ordinary materials.. […]

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Rainbow Fairy Dolly Pegs

| January 15, 2014 | 10 Comments
Rainbow Fairy Dolly Pegs

Ever since we have had Pixies visiting our house, the kids are into everything magical BIG TIME – including of course Fairies. So it was high time we made some mroe Fairy Dolly Pegs (we made some Tinkerbell Dolly Pegs a while back, but we itched for new ones). I started the process off by […]

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Surprise Pinata Rainbow Cake

| November 10, 2013 | 30 Comments
Surprise Pinata Rainbow Cake

I love Pinterest, it is a wonderfully visual place for inspiration and ideas. Two such ideas popping up a lot, are the gorgeous RAINBOW CAKES and more recently the Pinata Cakes (cakes filled with M&Ms or Smarties). I decided that I wanted to have a go at BOTH for Pip Squeak’s 4th Birthday party which […]

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Summer Lanterns

| August 14, 2013 | 5 Comments
Summer Lanterns

Just before we ZOOMED off on holiday, my publisher asked me to run a crafty workshop at the Wilderness Festival. Workshops are a great way to “test run” Red Ted Art, Cute and Easy Crafts for Kids! in groups. Though, the book is designed for crafting in the family – where there is time for things […]

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Book & Cook – Rainbow Cookies (Duckies Rainbow)

| June 9, 2010 | 95 Comments
Book & Cook – Rainbow Cookies (Duckies Rainbow)

It is RAINBOW time in our house. Red Ted has shown an interest in colours for a while. He has a tendency to call EVERYTHING blue, but I do believe (!) he knows his colours. Or at least is starting to. A few weeks back I saw these awesome Rainbow Cookies over at Views from […]

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