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Stained Glass Cookie Recipe

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Stained Glass Cookie Recipe

Earlier in the year, we tried our hands over at Life at The Zoo at Stained Glass Cookies – made Heart shaped ones, which of course would be perfect for Christmas too… but today we made some Star Cookie Ornaments. Clearly, the kids ADORED these cookies (well, as sweetie and a cookie one? Who wouldn’t?!) […]

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30+ Salt Dough Crafts for Kids

| October 27, 2014 | 3 Comments
30+ Salt Dough Crafts for Kids

We have a long standing “love affair” with salt dough, it is something that we come back to over and over again. Many of our salt dough crafts we don’t even “bother” sharing with you here, as they are variations on the same theme or the children simply modeling, exploring and having fun with salt […]

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Give a Hug – Cute Gifts for Kids to Make

| September 24, 2014 | 2 Comments
Give a Hug – Cute Gifts for Kids to Make

I told you we totally and utterly love Salt Dough (and pom pom making) at the moment, both appear to be high on our crafty agenda. During the Summer we made some Salt Dough Shell Pendants (so pretty) and finished Pip Squeak’s pretend salt dough bakery. Today we looking at creating salt dough letters and […]

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Easy Salt Dough Keepsakes – Shell Pendant

| August 11, 2014 | 1 Comment
Easy Salt Dough Keepsakes – Shell Pendant

One of Pip Squeak’s favourite things is to collect SHELLS – LOTS of Shells. Every seaside we go to, she immediately sets off on a sea shell hunt – any size, big shells or small shells. Whole shells. Or broken shells. When we come home, she plays with the shells. Sorts them. Stacks them. Puts […]

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Easy 4th July Cookie Decorating Activity for Kids

| June 16, 2014 | 3 Comments
Easy 4th July Cookie Decorating Activity for Kids

I couldn’t resist making these SUPER quick and EASY cookies with the kids. The best part about them, is that you can use plain store bought cookies, or use your family’s favourite basic cookie recipe. And as these 4th July Cookies are so easy to decorate, they make for a great party activity with lots […]

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DIY Sidewalk Chalk Recipe

| June 4, 2014 | 1 Comment
DIY Sidewalk Chalk Recipe

We love making our own things – whether it is our own “playthings” or gifts for family or an arty recipe, making you own is a fun experience and makes you enjoy the final product more. And so we decided it was time to have a go at making Sidewalk Chalk. Making Sidealk Chalk is […]

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Carrot Cupcake Decorations

| March 3, 2014 | 1 Comment
Carrot Cupcake Decorations

We love baking over at Life at The Zoo… Cooking with kids is something that I am passionate about, but also need to make more time for. We also like to make things FUN. So we took our easy basic Carrot Cake recipe, turned it into muffins AND then decorated them with little ready roll […]

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Valentine’s Treats: Pink Peppermint Creams

| January 18, 2014 | 8 Comments
Valentine’s Treats: Pink Peppermint Creams

  Welcome  to Chris from Thinly Spread on today’s 31 Days of Love series with her BEAUTIFUL Peppermint Creams. So makes me want to make some! Check out our other guest bloggers with  Valentine’s Cards, Valentines Gifts that Kids can Make and Valentines Treats! How lovely to be able to share our Valentine’s Peppermint Creams here on Red Ted Art’s 31 Days […]

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Valentine’s Treats: Stained Glass Cookies

| January 14, 2014 | 8 Comments
Valentine’s Treats: Stained Glass Cookies

  We have Actually Mummy sharing a 31 Days of Love post with you today.. she is an “avid non crafter” and it my mission to convert her (or at the very least her daughter, mwahahahaha). Today she shares some yummy “Stained Glass Cookies”, kids LOVE making these, and we are so having ago! In case you […]

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Valentine’s Treats – No Bake Cookie Pops

| January 14, 2014 | 2 Comments
Valentine’s Treats – No Bake Cookie Pops

  Welcome back to 31 Days of Love – a series of “lovely” crafts, bakes and activities to do with kids this Valentine’s Day. We have had Valentine’s Cards and Valentines Gifts that Kids can Make now we are moving on Valentines Treat with Lorie from Reading Confetti and these fabulous no bake Cookie Pop Bouquet! Hello! I’m Lorie from Reading Confetti […]

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Surprise Pinata Rainbow Cake

| November 10, 2013 | 26 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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Edible Sparklers

| October 25, 2013 | 11 Comments
Edible Sparklers

We have been meaning to make edible sparklers for like FOREVER. They are great for as a bonfire night activity or for New Year’s Eve or for the 4th of July. Any celebration involving fireworks, and your edible sparkler is the obvious treat for kids to make!! There  all sorts of different types too – […]

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Fruit Leather Recipe

| October 20, 2013 | 20 Comments
Fruit Leather Recipe

I recently saw some Pumpkin Fruit Leather over on Google+ and thought yes! It is about time we made some! Especially since we also love to “want not waste not” – i.e. use everything we have and we also love to forage (we have a great Foraging Tips and Tricks video AND links for you). […]

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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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