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Walnut Owls

| September 4, 2013 | 15 Comments
Walnut Owls

We love Walnut Crafts – walnuts are one of my favourite “craft materials” ever (I may be fibbing there, I am rather partial to Toilet Roll Crafts too) – and probably this stems from early childhood memories of making walnut boats and walnut babies…. Walnut crafts are also part of Autumn for me – as […]

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Kids Easter Crafts: Walnut Nests

| February 20, 2013 | 11 Comments
Kids Easter Crafts: Walnut Nests

I am so excited to share this week’s Kids Craft – our little walnut nests. Walnut crafts are just something I am rather partial too – they really remind me of my childhood and I love the “frugal ness” of saving the shell from walnuts you eat at home. To make these little nests, we […]

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How to… Make Walnut Pin Cushions

| August 3, 2012 | 9 Comments
How to… Make Walnut Pin Cushions

Here is a super easy little walnut pin cushions to make. Perfect for small stocking fillers or a little gift to a crafty friend! Materials: Walnut halves, fabric scraps, ribbons/ brocade, PVA glue A hot glue gun would also be handy for this, but PVA works just fine. You could make these REALLY lovely and […]

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Quick Craft: (More) Walnut Boats

| April 16, 2012 | 9 Comments
Quick Craft: (More) Walnut Boats

Yes yes yes… we have had walnut boats¬†(click through to see that they do float!) before here on Red Ted Art.. but a child’s childhood can never have too many walnut boats. Surely?! They are easy peasy lemon squeasy to make and this time, I used up some multi coloured birthday candle left overs for […]

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Kids Crafts: Walnut Crafts & Link Up Party

| December 7, 2011 | 18 Comments
Kids Crafts: Walnut Crafts & Link Up Party

Aha. Walnut Babies? But didn’t I do a post about this a few days ago.. yes yes yes! I did! But we are very busy here in Red Ted HQ and we had an “extra craft” on Saturday (i.e.¬†Walnut Babies) and ANOTHER extra craft on Monday (The Christmas Cards). And I am afraid we are […]

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Kids Crafts: Traditional Walnut Babies

| December 3, 2011 | 49 Comments
Kids Crafts: Traditional Walnut Babies

Hello! Today we share out little Walnut Babies (aka Walnuss Wiegenkinder or Walnussbaby), yet another classic German/ Austrian childhood craft. This is also very special edition of “Kids Get Crafty”, as it is part of the Kids Craft Group “Advent Calendar Activities”. A number of blogger friends have got together to create an activity a […]

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Kids Get Crafty – Walnut Boats

| February 23, 2011 | 36 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Walnut Boats

Traditional Walnut Boat Craft Our walnuts are back! I did say I had a few walnut crafts up my sleeves… if you liked our little racing walnut mice, you may like our walnut boats too! It is another one of those “super quick” crafts. It is also a VERY exciting craft for a young child, […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Walnut Mouse Racing

| February 2, 2011 | 51 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Walnut Mouse Racing

Welcome to Kids Get Crafty! We have this little craft up our sleeve ever since the 6th December: Saint Nikolaus Day, when the children get nuts, raisins and Satsumas from St Nic during the night. Gently open the walnut shells and save the whole ones for crafting! Today we made some very easy Walnut Mice, […]

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