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Pipe Cleaner Bunny Craft

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Pipe Cleaner Bunny Craft

Sneaking in another cute little Easter craft for you.. as I can’t resist making some fun little bunnies… here we have some pipe cleaner bunnies, that are quick and easy to make… I can imagine a whole set of these bouncing around the house. It is probably one of the simplest pipe cleaner bunny crafts […]

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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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Wooden Spoon Bunny

| March 18, 2015 | 1 Comment
Wooden Spoon Bunny

Ah yes, we love nice and simple and we love cute.. here is a cute little Easter Bunny Craft that I made many moons ago for The Guardian (ha, I think you can tell that by the photo.. I would take that picture so differently these days.. but I digress… this is a great little […]

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Bubble Wrap Painting – Puffy Sheep Mobile

| March 10, 2015 | 4 Comments
Bubble Wrap Painting – Puffy Sheep Mobile

Today is all about getting painting. My kids love to paint and we regularly get the watercolours out and they just have a go.. but every so often it is fun to do something different.. possibly a little messier? or quirkier? And today is all about bubble wrap painting and printing.. to be honest, bubble […]

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Coffee Filter Butterfly Crafts for Preschoolers

| March 9, 2015 | 1 Comment
Coffee Filter Butterfly Crafts for Preschoolers

Butterfly Crafts are a wonderful craft for this time of year – they are wonderful for waiting for Spring to arrive and they are fun to make right through the Summer. We finally had a go at some classic “Coffee Filter Butterflies” – great fun exploring colour theory whilst colouring our coffee filters and then […]

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Easy Pikachu Craft for Pokémon Lovers

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Easy Pikachu Craft for Pokémon Lovers

So we have been havig a bit of fun with Origami lately… and had a go at some ADORABLE Origami Bunnies – super cute and easy to make. And as we made a rainbow set of them… the yellow paper bunny suddenly started looking a lot like Pikachu from Pokémon!!! So we made another yellow […]

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Rainbow Butterfly Cork Crafts

| March 2, 2015 | 0 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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Easy Fondant Sheep How To

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Easy Fondant Sheep How To

We recently made a Skylander’s Cake for my 7 year old’s Birthday party (full photos and post to follow!). As part of this, we need some little edible sheep decorations. I had some fondant icing left over, but couldn’t get decent black food colouring in time for finishing off the cake… so I came up […]

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3D Paper Shamrocks

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
3D Paper Shamrocks

Aaaaah,  I confess, we don’t have many St Patrick’s Day crafts here on Red Ted Art, it isn’t a “big day” here in the Uk, but we do have some Rainbow Crafts dotted around and I do like to pick out some crafts for those of you that DO like to celebrate and decorate for […]

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30 Cute Lamb & Sheep Crafts

| February 2, 2015 | 3 Comments
30 Cute Lamb & Sheep Crafts

Baaaaa – YESSSSS! It is that time of year.. we can slowly get all excited about lovely Lamb Crafts and Sheep Crafts (ahem Lamb and Sheep Crafts are usually the same, really, aren’t they!?!? But I can never decide what to call them.. anyway, I digress). As we look ahead to Easter and Spring, I […]

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Rocking Paper Plate Sheep

| February 1, 2015 | 9 Comments
Rocking Paper Plate Sheep

We spotted this lovely little rocking sheep over on Little Crafty Bug and KNEW we had to have a go (btw, do pop over for some rocking chicks and pigs too!). The little Paper Plate sheep are so easy to make and the kids will LOVE having a go! This little sheep of course is […]

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TP Roll Shaun the Sheep Craft

| January 27, 2015 | 4 Comments
TP Roll Shaun the Sheep Craft

We are HUGE Shaun the Sheep fans! And as the new Shaun the Sheep Movie out, we felt inspired to get crafty… and once again our favourite craft material springs to mind – the humble Toilet Paper Roll. Ah yes, so humble, so plentiful and yet so versatile too – we bring our Shaun the […]

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Bee Shooter Craft

| August 6, 2014 | 3 Comments
Bee Shooter Craft

Welllll… now here is a cute little craft – thanks to one of the new mums at our school! I had made “shooters” before – and the kids had a great time playing shooter games  with them. Recenly, the lovely Tinkerlab brought her fantastic new book and this contains some adorable Rocket Shooters – that […]

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Simple Science – Sprout Heads & Sunshine

| May 16, 2014
Simple Science – Sprout Heads & Sunshine

Well, we had great fun with our Egg Cress heads nearer Easter time… but to be honest, you don’t just have to do cress heads (or sprout heads as known in some areas) JUST at Easter. It is a simple science experiment that you can do all year round – to investigate how things grow. […]

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