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Kids Crafts: Spring Colours

| April 11, 2012 | 20 Comments
Kids Crafts: Spring Colours

You may know, that I am doing a “year long” four Seasons craft project with the kids. We did a bubble wrap and finger print Four Seasons last year and enjoyed the process so much, that we are doing another “set of seasons” this year. We do them every 3 months – first we wait for […]

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How to… Make Blossom Fairy Lights (from Egg Cartons)!

| April 9, 2012 | 48 Comments
How to… Make Blossom Fairy Lights (from Egg Cartons)!

Well well well, this week’s “how to” is a little early in the week (no how to on Friday) AND my kids helped me make it – egg carton blossom fairy lights! I love love love Spring – in particular blossoms – so thought a blossom egg carton craft would be perfect! I thought that […]

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Kids Crafts: Grass Heads

| April 4, 2012 | 77 Comments
Kids Crafts: Grass Heads

 Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty – this week we have our very special Grass Heads – Bill & Ben the Flowerpot men…. we made the grass heads about 3 weeks ago now.. and have been watching the hair grow and chop chop chopping it and trim trim trimming it off. Red Ted LOVES them! […]

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30+ Spring Crafts & Ideas to Inspire You

| March 16, 2012 | 13 Comments
30+ Spring Crafts & Ideas to Inspire You

Spring! Wonderful Spring! Isn’t it great when finally, after the long grey Winter, Spring is finally in the air. The snowdrops and crocuses make an appearance, the trees turn white and pink with blossom, their an undeniable happy freshness in the air. Coinciding with Easter, there is also a lot of lovely crafts out there to choose […]

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Kids Crafts: Easter Bonnets

| March 7, 2012 | 36 Comments
Kids Crafts: Easter Bonnets

Welcome to Netmum’s special “Easter Bonnet week”! Every year us mums get sent home from school with the task to create an Easter Bonnet with our children

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Kids Crafts: Cotton Wool Lambs

| February 28, 2012 | 38 Comments
Kids Crafts: Cotton Wool Lambs

Welcome back to this week’s Kids Crafts – our wooly little lambs. We actually made this lamb craft a year ago for an article in Guardian “Creativity in the Classroom” … and finally it is time to share it here on Red Ted Art too. Hooray. You can make this sheep craft at any time […]

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Kids Crafts: Kids Easter Egg Decorating

| February 22, 2012 | 32 Comments
Kids Crafts: Kids Easter Egg Decorating

Aaargh EASTER?! I hear you exclaim? What? But Easter is aaaages away… yes yes, I know, but… the kids don’t really care that we made Easter Eggs Chicks already, they just had fun. If you want to make these, you have to start on some egg blowing (check out how on my How To Make Easter […]

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40+ Easter Crafts & Ideas to Inspire You

| February 18, 2012 | 29 Comments
40+ Easter Crafts & Ideas to Inspire You

Welcome to Easter Craft Ideas Round Up! You know how I love a good old “Get Crafty” (check out my Easter category for more) and Easter is such a great time of year to really have a go at crafts – either for yourself or with kids. All those beautiful, cheery Spring colours and cute Easter bunnies […]

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How to… Make Juggling Chooks

| February 10, 2012 | 47 Comments
How to… Make Juggling Chooks

Another craft I have been meaning to make for aaaages – this cute and fun juggling bean bag chooks!  And there is nothing quite like a 4 year old’s birthday party to get you crafting (check out the Chook Bean Bag Toss)…… What I love about these chooks, is that they look ADORABLE and are surprisingly easy […]

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Kids Crafts: Flower Collage

| May 25, 2011 | 39 Comments
Kids Crafts: Flower Collage

Welcome back to kids crafts! This week’s craft was inspired by, the kind people at Interflora. About 4-6 weeks ago, they were super lovely and send me a huge bunch of flowers. They were beautiful. And Red Ted thought they were beautiful. So I thought we could make our own bunch! We save all the […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Spring Picture (March Calendar)

| March 30, 2011 | 42 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Spring Picture (March Calendar)

Welcome to Kids Get Crafty! As some of you may be aware, Red Ted and I are “working” on a  Calendar for the end of the year – each month we make set aside one craft for the calendar – so far we have had a “Winter Scene” and a handprint heart… so now we […]

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Kids Get Crafty: 5 Little Ducks went Swimming One Day…

| March 16, 2011 | 58 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: 5 Little Ducks went Swimming One Day…

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! This week we have a very simple and fun craft for you.. it has already provided hours of fun in our house – these little 6 stone ducks! It all started with a walk on the beach. We collect 10s of stones and dragged them home… once home, what […]

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Spring Get Crafty

| March 1, 2011 | 20 Comments
Spring Get Crafty

This post has been sponsored by the lovely people at The crafts remain your usual craft round up, we just have an additional lovely feature below on Smallable Spend 50€ + and get 10€ off  – all you need to do is enter the code REDTEDART* Visit their brand new Spring Summer Magazine for the latest […]

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How to… make a Funny Bunny Sock Pet (Guest Post)

| June 11, 2010 | 39 Comments
How to… make a Funny Bunny Sock Pet (Guest Post)

Well, here we have another lovely lovely Guest Post. This time from The Other Mousie – remember Monsieur Alphonse Poissonnier in Red Get Crafty? Well… here we have a super duper easy bunny version to make with children!  (Scroll down to bottom for my attempt!)***Please note – enjoy the tutorial make these with your kids. Have […]

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