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Tic Tac Toe – Stone Bees & Ladies Birds

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tic Tac Toe – Stone Bees & Ladies Birds

Today, we are sharing another little craft that we made for Poppy Cat and her friends. Poppy Cat loves to head outdoors. How about this craft and activity celebrating one of Poppy Cat’s favourite things to find the garden: Bees and Ladybirds. Then turn them into a game of Noughts & Crosses (Tic Tac Toe) […]

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Seaside Shell Windchime Craft

| June 18, 2014 | 1 Comment
Seaside Shell Windchime Craft

Recently my father (Opapa) was visiting and we decided to head to the seaside in Whitstable for a Sunny Day out. The sound of the waves, crashing on the shore, the crunching of a bebbly beach under foot. The kids adored “finding things” and we spotted lots of little jelly fish, a sea snail (to […]

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Frozen Story Stones

| June 9, 2014 | 5 Comments
Frozen Story Stones

Some of you may have seen our Frozen Puppets last week. The kids had great fun playing with them and then I had some lovely poeple on twitter and instagram share their puppets with me too. One of them – Lisa from Foundation Stage Two – had the great idea to take the free printable […]

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Nature Play Ideas: Land Art

| May 12, 2014
Nature Play Ideas: Land Art

Our nature play ideas mini series continues! Welcome to day 3! The nature play series is all about simple activities or play ideas you can do using natural materials that you can find on your walk in the park or in the garden or whilst on holiday. The key though – nothing “extra” is needed […]

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Nature Play Ideas – Building a Cairn

| May 11, 2014
Nature Play Ideas – Building a Cairn

Welcome back to Day 2 of our Nature Play mini series – sharing nature play ideas from our recent holidays. Our first idea we shared was all about counting & sorting things. Today, we are stacking and construction! My kids LOVE being outdoors, which is wonderful, as it is what childhood should all be about. […]

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Valentine’s Gifts: Heart Stone Crafts

| January 14, 2014 | 5 Comments
Valentine’s Gifts: Heart Stone Crafts

As you know we love all Nature Crafts, especially Stone Crafts! And the upcoming Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to make some of these lovely Heart Stones. What I like the most about these stones, is that they are super tacticle. Slip them in your pocket and know that a loved one is there. […]

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Day of the Dead: Stone Skulls

| October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
Day of the Dead: Stone Skulls

The Day of the Dead in early November (usually the 1st (for children) and 2nd of November (for adults)) is a tradition first started in Mexico, but now often celebrated in other Spanish speaking countries. It is the day to celebrate loved ones who have gone by, to remember them, talk about them – think […]

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Our Crafts on Holiday

| August 21, 2013 | 4 Comments
Our Crafts on Holiday

Some of you may have guessed that we recently went away on holiday. Whilst we are away, of course we like to relax and I usually don’t think too much about Red Ted Art. But in our family it is inevitable that we DO DO just a little crafting on the go. Last year we […]

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Stone Owls

| June 19, 2013 | 20 Comments
Stone Owls

What a Hoot! Can you tell that we rather LOVE owls? Such a fabulous creature to inspire us to get crafty and make these Stone Owls. We chose brightly coloured pens to make them cheerful and fun.We love collecting stones. And we love crafting with stones. The cool smooth surface is just irresistible to hold. […]

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Kids Crafts: Matchbox Stone Pets

| August 15, 2012 | 50 Comments
Kids Crafts: Matchbox Stone Pets

My kids LOVE stones. We have stones stones stones everywhere. As you know we have already made Stone Ducks and Stone Monsters. And there is a Stone Family and some Stone Paperweights coming in my Kids Crafts Book. We needed something new. I wanted a craft that didn’t involved getting out the acrylics (acrylics are […]

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Kids Craft: 8 Rock Monsters & a Ladybird

| January 18, 2012 | 35 Comments
Kids Craft: 8 Rock Monsters & a Ladybird

Well.. today we deWelcome back to today’s Kids Crafts! Today, we have a super duper simple craft, but it is one that my children never tire of.. Stone Monsters!! Nice and easy and lots of fun! They are tactile, bright and suitable for all ages to have a go (just moderate what paint you use). […]

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Kids Crafts: Fairy House (or Woodland Elves House)

| August 24, 2011 | 41 Comments
Kids Crafts: Fairy House (or Woodland Elves House)

Hello welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! Having made our Nature Bag last week, we have been collecting even more “nature things” to craft with on our visits to the park and playground. Even in our very urban environment nature is all around us and we have been making lots of lovely things! One such thing were […]

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Kids Craft: Indigenous Inspired Good Luck Stones

| August 10, 2011 | 43 Comments
Kids Craft: Indigenous Inspired Good Luck Stones

As some of you may know, I recently had a very short trip to Australia! I am fortunate enough that I was able to go down under for a lovely friend’s gorgeous and fun wedding and that my family where able to stay behind and look after the children. Lucky me. Although I had a […]

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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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