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Milk Carton Woven Basket Craft

| March 16, 2015 | 4 Comments
Milk Carton Woven Basket Craft

Today, we would like to show you how easy and simple it is to turn a plastic milk jug (or juice carton) into a cute little woven basket craft.. This little upcycled basket is perfect to fill with goodies on Mother’s Day or to let the kids use as an Easter Basket.. or make it […]

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Finger Knitting: Simple Mouse Cat Toy Craft

| March 3, 2015 | 1 Comment
Finger Knitting: Simple Mouse Cat Toy Craft

My kids are BIG TIME into Finger Knitting. They learnt how to finger knit a few months ago and now they can’t stop knit knit knitting away. Finger knitting, though a great way to introduce kids to knitting, can be a bit, well uhm.. sausage like. We have made lots and lots of toy scarves […]

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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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Valentine’s Crafts – Yarn Wrapped Hearts

| January 4, 2015 | 4 Comments
Valentine’s Crafts – Yarn Wrapped Hearts

The 31 Days of Love series here on Red Ted Art continues. The series celebrates the fantastic blogging community that I am in – bringing you 40 wonderful Love (or Valentines Day Crafts and activities over the coming weeks. We have all sorts for your from Valentine’s Day Cards, Valentine’s Day Decorations, Valentine’s Day Treats or Valentine’s Day Gifts for […]

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Pom Pom Making Techniques & DIY Pom Pom Scarf

| October 14, 2014 | 4 Comments
Pom Pom Making Techniques & DIY Pom Pom Scarf

So! We are back.. back with yet MORE Pom Poms (this time, I show you how to make a no sew Pom Pom Scarf), as well as another “crafty chat” and craft video with Ali from Kids Chaos. In this week’s crafty chat video, we discuss the WONDERFUL WORLD OF POM POMS. Yes. We have […]

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Yarn Apple Craft & Garland

| September 1, 2014 | 9 Comments
Yarn Apple Craft & Garland

How we love this time of year – the leaves are starting to turn, giving us the opportunity to make lots of wonderful leaf crafts, we are still foraging for berries and of course it is also Apple Season – and with that we get to make lots of lovely Apple Crafts and Apple Activities. […]

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Paper Plate Crafts – Dream Catchers with Hearts

| August 19, 2014 | 2 Comments
Paper Plate Crafts – Dream Catchers with Hearts

A couple of months ago I donated a copy of my Kids’ Craft Book and a “craft session” to out charity auction at school. Finally, the family that bid for it and ours where all free to get together and get crafty. As the kids were all different ages, I wanted to choose a craft […]

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How to Make Fork Pom Poms

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
How to Make Fork Pom Poms

It has been a while now since we made these super cute and simple little Fork Pom Poms. We LOVE pom poms in our house and I love trying out different ways to make them and seeing which way is easiest for the kids. I confess for KIDS a pom pom maker really is great, though a rectangular piece […]

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Paper Plate Weaving How To

| April 16, 2014 | 26 Comments
Paper Plate Weaving How To

I have to confess, that there are not “many paper plate crafts” on Red Ted Art yet. I am not sure why, but paper plates are not something we have in our house. But it was it was time to change that……… especially as it is such a fun material to work with. The first […]

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Pom Pom Birds / Chicks

| March 24, 2014 | 7 Comments
Pom Pom Birds / Chicks

The kids and I are Pom Pom mad right now… I come down in the mornings and our Pom Pom seem to just multiply of their own accord. We have our new Pom Pom Maker to thank for that. Needless to say, you can make pom poms with two circular peices of card, a fork […]

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How to Finger Knit

| March 19, 2014 | 18 Comments
How to Finger Knit

So… my kids see me knitting and crocheting on a semi regular basis and are soooo keen to learn. Red Ted is 6yrs old and Pip Squeak is 4yrs old. I think Red Ted is JUST old enough to learn how to knit, but Pip Squeak is still a little young. So I thought we […]

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How to… make Yarn Ball Lights (Guest Post)

| September 16, 2011 | 25 Comments
How to… make Yarn Ball Lights (Guest Post)

This week we have a fun and crafty idea from Kim and her blog Kims Kandy Kreations. I know Kim from her fun weekend link up parties. Today she shares her clever yarn ball lights… Just make sure you have heat resistant glue OR don’t leave these on over night… or use low heat emmitting fairy […]

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