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Button Craft Ideas

| April 22, 2014 | 16 Comments
Button Craft Ideas

This week we are looking at yet another lovely craft material: BUTTONS and Button Crafts. Buttons is something that I have always loved, ever since I was a child. I remember my grandmother having this box of buttons, that I could spend HOURS sorting through. It contained these tiniest of buttons with three tiny holes, […]

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Minion Crafts – Weebles made from Kindersurprise Egg Capsules!

| April 16, 2014 | 11 Comments
Minion Crafts – Weebles made from Kindersurprise Egg Capsules!

We have been meaning to make this Minion Craft for AAAAAGES. We have been collecting Kindersurprise Egg capsules for weeks now, and making sure that we are stocked up on Googley eyes, which are just perfect for any Minion Craft. With the Easter holidays upon us, we finally have enough time to get on with […]

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World Book Day: 6 Zoo Books & a TP Roll Craft

| February 19, 2014 | 3 Comments
World Book Day: 6 Zoo Books & a TP Roll Craft

Our love relationship with Toilet Paper Rolls continue. We have always been a fan of TP Rolls and have made many many things from them (check out our whole Loo Roll Category for more!!). They free, versatile and environmentally friendly. And great for kids who like to make more and more and more and more. […]

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Fairy Tale Crafts: Cork People

| February 6, 2014 | 3 Comments
Fairy Tale Crafts: Cork People

So.. how did we end up with this huge set of Fairy Tale Crafts – we have a Rapunzel Craft, a Snow White Craft and a Little Red Riding Hood Craft all in one + an extra Cindrealla (though Pip Squeak did say, she will be making her a prince very soon. Well, the Fairy […]

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Easy Fabric Flowers

| February 4, 2014 | 12 Comments
Easy Fabric Flowers

We recently did a Flower Crafts Ideas Hangout – where crafty bloggers get together online and record a short video discusing lots of craft ideas around one topic – FLOWERS!!!  It is a great way for me to connect with fellow crafters, but also bring you a varied set of ideas – as we all […]

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No Sew Horse Puppet

| January 23, 2014 | 10 Comments
No Sew Horse Puppet

Sooooo we have been thinking about The Year of The Horse for a couple of weeks now and I was determined to make some sort of Horse Craft with the kids… after much oohing and aaahing, we decided on a sock puppet – we used my hot glue gun to have avoid any sewing… which […]

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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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Recycled Crayons: Valentine’s Gifts for Kids

| January 8, 2014 | 13 Comments
Recycled Crayons: Valentine’s Gifts for Kids

After the success of our Christmas Stars Gift that the kids made for their friends, they wanted another go this Valentine’s… well that was easy enough, we hadn’t used any of the other colours – so plenty of Crayons left to recycle. We made a mix of colours this time – blues, greens, reds, oranges […]

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Upcycled Fabric Craft Ideas

| January 7, 2014 | 4 Comments
Upcycled Fabric Craft Ideas

Our thrifty craft ideas continue (we have LOTS of Recycled Craft Ideas here on Red Ted Art). Earlier this month we shared our Cardboard Box Craft ideas with you and now it is time for some Fabric Craft Ideas. Clearly you can use ANY fabric going… but I love nothing better than upcycling those old […]

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20 Cardboard Box Craft Ideas

| January 2, 2014 | 9 Comments
20 Cardboard Box Craft Ideas

We have a bit of a love affair with Cardboard here on Red Ted Art. Similarly to Loo Rolls, it is a free and super versatile material and we have made so many toys from it that the kids love and play with all the time. With Christmas just over, we have an abundance of […]

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Pirate Crafts: Treasure Box & Pirate Boat

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Pirate Crafts: Treasure Box & Pirate Boat

Our love affair with our Pirate Toys continues. You may have seen them in our DIY Cardboard Pirate Boat and Egg Carton Treasure Box posts.  The children were given  more Pirate toys this Christmas. Pip Squeak got a little rowing boat with a treasure box and Red Ted got a little Cannon that fires cannon balls. […]

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Winter Small World Play

| December 26, 2013 | 1 Comment
Winter Small World Play

Small World Play is hugely popular among nurseries and “kid bloggers”. There is something irresistible about setting up small world scenarios to let your kids explore, feel and let their imagination run away with them. I love nothing more, than when my kids PLAY with all their crafty creations. And believe you me, we do! […]

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Toilet Roll Angels

| December 11, 2013 | 9 Comments
Toilet Roll Angels

The Toilet Roll Crafts season continues… this Winter we have had a TP Roll Rudolph, a TP Roll Santa and of course our TP Roll Snowmen (bowling). Busy indeed! Don’t forget our little TP Rolls 3 Kings, which would be a great addition to any nativity scene. I have “meaning to” to make TP Roll […]

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New Year’s Eve Craft: Champagne Cork Chairs

| December 6, 2013 | 1 Comment
New Year’s Eve Craft: Champagne Cork Chairs

Well.. if there was ever a time of year to pop that bottle of Champagne it is New Year’s Eve.. and if we are lucky Christmas. So this is the time of year, when we suddenly have a “surplus” of Champagne corks or similar. A cute craft to do with or for the kids are […]

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