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Christmas Tree Upcycling Ideas

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Christmas Tree Upcycling Ideas

I have another LOVELY guest post from Karin at Kayjaysews. I spotted on Instagram some super simple and clever “Christmas Tree upcycle” ideas  – yep, instead of “throwing away your tree”, why not turn parts of your tree into fabulous Christmas family keepsakes, as well as rustic nature gift ideas for family and friends? I […]

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CD Rainbow Fish Craft for Valentines

| January 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
CD Rainbow Fish Craft for Valentines

Hi, my name is Carol and I am the owner of My Bored Toddler. It’s very exciting to be part of Red Ted Art’s 31 Days of Love series and I really hope you enjoy our Valentine’s Day Rainbow Fish craft. My Bored Toddler was founded when I realised that there was a lot of […]

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Recycled Milk Carton Birdhouse Craft for Kids

| January 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Recycled Milk Carton Birdhouse Craft for Kids

Today we have a wonderful Recycled Milk Carton Birdhouse Craft for Kids for your next 31 Days of Love craft in the series. We do love recycled projects here at Red Ted Art – they are a great way to get crafty with kids, who love to go through TONS of materials, whilst also teaching them […]

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Egg Carton Turkey Craft for Thanksgiving

| November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Egg Carton Turkey Craft for Thanksgiving

IT really was only a matter of time before I made this little Thankful Turkey Craft for kids! Many of you will familiar with our (germanic) Egg Carton Chickens – which always tickle me when I see them, but for some reason we only EVER make them at Easter. Ha. Well, I guess it is […]

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DIY Unicorn Costume

| October 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
DIY Unicorn Costume

Yes! It is that time of year again.. time for you (?) and the kids to get dressed up!! I love how in the US Halloween Fancy Dress is NOT just about the spooky and the gory (here in the UK Halloween is exclusively, witches, ghosts, monsters and scary stuff), but that you get to […]

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20 Halloween TP Roll Crafts

| September 16, 2015 | 5 Comments
20 Halloween TP Roll Crafts

Hello hello! Yes, it is that time of year again – Halloween is looming and you feel under pressure to creatue something fun and magical with the children. Your craft supplies are low and you are not sure where to start. But wait. Hang in there. We are here to help. Today it is one again […]

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How to Make a Papier Mache Erupting Volcano for the Science Fair

| July 23, 2015 | 1 Comment
How to Make a Papier Mache Erupting Volcano for the Science Fair

Today we are sharing our very own Papier Mache Erupting Volcano, it was a relatively “quick project” that we made in a “last minute” hurry to celebrate my son’s “Hawaiian Day” at school. My son has been learning all about the Hawaiian Volcanoes – in particularly Mauna Loa and was very excited to recreate a volcanic […]

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Bottle Top Castanets

| July 6, 2015 | 1 Comment
Bottle Top Castanets

Oh these cute little click clack toys or Bottle Top Castanets have been on my to do list simply forever. I first spotted this fabulous little idea many moons ago, when I did a 15 Musical Crafts round up. El Hada de Papel made a cute set, and we so wanted to have a go! […]

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30 Shoe Box Craft Ideas

| May 13, 2015 | 3 Comments
30 Shoe Box Craft Ideas

Oh I am a bit of a hoarder of Shoe Boxes.. I don’t know what it is about them, I just love them – they come in that perfect “little size”, you can put things IN a shoebox, shoe boxes stack neatly and they come in all sorts of colours. We particularly shoe boxes, as […]

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Little Red Riding Hood Craft – TP Rolls Again!

| April 20, 2015 | 6 Comments
Little Red Riding Hood Craft – TP Rolls Again!

We do love a good TP Roll craft.. and today, we combine our TP Roll love with our love for Fairy Tales – creating a cute Little Red Riding Hood play set or story telling props. This craft was “designed” especially for the Kids Crafts 101 “Blog Hop” – a special series – bringing together 14 […]

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How to Make a Taggie Blanket – Easy Sewing Project

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
How to Make a Taggie Blanket – Easy Sewing Project

Aaaah though my kids are now 7yrs and 5yrs… and many of our friends have “done” the baby “thing”, there is a new wave of babies around us… so lovely indeed. And as with previous friend’s babies, I LOVE to make my own baby gifts. In the past, I used to knit an adorable little […]

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DIY Foldable Take Along Train Set

| April 13, 2015 | 1 Comment
DIY Foldable Take Along Train Set

Oh my oh my oh my! How I love it when we make something… and then one of my lovely readers sends me AMAZING photos of their version of our craft.. today we have a Fold Away Take Along Train Track Book by Adriana G! Yep, a bit of a mouthful, but you need it […]

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Egg Carton Easter Bunny

| April 1, 2015 | 1 Comment
Egg Carton Easter Bunny

Time for some more Easter Crafts for kids and all ages!! Today we have some more Egg Carton crafts for you – some adorable little Egg Carton Bunnies. I totally love that THIS Easter Bunny Craft, comes complete with “bunny basket” to carry around all those Easter Eggs the Easter Bunny has to hand out!!! […]

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Milk Carton Woven Basket Craft

| March 16, 2015 | 5 Comments
Milk Carton Woven Basket Craft

Today, we would like to show you how easy and simple it is to turn a plastic milk jug (or juice carton) into a cute little woven basket craft.. This little upcycled basket is perfect to fill with goodies on Mother’s Day or to let the kids use as an Easter Basket.. or make it […]

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