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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 | 0 Comments
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 | 25 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 | 18 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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Lavender Ideas – Makes & Bakes

| July 24, 2013 | 4 Comments
Lavender Ideas – Makes & Bakes

Summer is in full swing here in the UK and with Summer comes LAVENDER! We adore lavender – it is has such a pretty purple colour and of course it smells divine. Lavender is ideal for crafting AND for cooking with. So today we share with you a range of lavender make and bake ideas […]

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Fairy Wand Cookies

| July 3, 2013 | 12 Comments
Fairy Wand Cookies

You may have seen our 4th July Cookie Pops a couple of weeks ago. As we were making them, it dawned on me that they would make GREAT Fairy Wand Cookies too! Add our secret ingredient and then you really have a crackling and popping magic wand – popping candy!!! We made a batch, gobbled […]

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Ice Cream Cupcakes

| May 4, 2013 | 9 Comments
Ice Cream Cupcakes

A sneaky post – we made some Ice Cream Cupcakes “just because” (well, because I happen to buy some flat Ice Cream cones and they were perfect). These would be brilliant at a Summer Tea Party, at ANY child’s party and just perfect for April Fool’s Day too (shame we missed it this year!) – […]

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