Red Ted Art's Blog https://www.redtedart.com Bringing Colour & Art to Children's Hearts Sat, 16 Feb 2019 20:55:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 Pancake Day Ideas & Activities https://www.redtedart.com/pancake-day-ideas-activities/ https://www.redtedart.com/pancake-day-ideas-activities/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:46:22 +0000 https://www.redtedart.com/?p=62398 Oh hooray! Before we get excited about Easter Crafts, there is Pancake Day. Pancake Day is celebrate the Tuesday before Lent Starts – ie 40 days before Easter. Traditionally, Pancake Day was all about using up all the eggs and butter and rich foods before the period of fasting. It is also known as “Shrove […]

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Frozen 2 – It’s finally happening! https://www.redtedart.com/frozen-2-its-finally-happening/ https://www.redtedart.com/frozen-2-its-finally-happening/#respond Thu, 14 Feb 2019 18:24:06 +0000 https://www.redtedart.com/?p=62434 Frozen! YES! It is back. Finally, I know many of us parent’s simply can’t Let It Go…. that song… in our heads forever. Love it or hate it, I think pretty much every parent with a child between 3yrs old and 11yrs, knows the Disney movie called Frozen! I loved the first movie. A story […]

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No Borax Easy Slime Recipes https://www.redtedart.com/easy-slime-recipes/ https://www.redtedart.com/easy-slime-recipes/#comments Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:00:56 +0000 http://www.redtedart.com/?p=48344 We have long been fascinated with easy slime recipes here on Red Ted Art, but confess to have never really gotten “into it”… mainly because many of the “main” and popular slime recipes use borax or laundry detergent – and a) borax is banned here in the UK and b) laundry detergents vary and c) […]

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Solar System Easter Eggs – Space Eggsplorer https://www.redtedart.com/solar-system-easter-eggs-space-eggsplorer/ https://www.redtedart.com/solar-system-easter-eggs-space-eggsplorer/#respond Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:11:23 +0000 https://www.redtedart.com/?p=61794 The School Egg Decoration Competition is on the horizon, and as part of that we finally have time and the opportunity to show case LAST YEAR’s Egg Decorating Competition entries. Red Ted Art HQ takes the competition seriously.. and we keep our eggs firmly under wrap until AFTER the judging day.. teehee. So. LAST year’s […]

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37 Easy Valentines Cards for Kids https://www.redtedart.com/14-valentines-cards-for-kids/ https://www.redtedart.com/14-valentines-cards-for-kids/#comments Tue, 12 Feb 2019 04:00:28 +0000 http://www.redtedart.com/?p=36352 So, we are back with a GREAT set of 31 Days of Love activities – last year, we had 60 or so bloggers sharing their fantastic love crafts through January. This year, we have some new some old bloggers back to share more lovely Valentine’s Day ideas with you. As part of this, I wanted […]

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No Sew Scrunchie How To https://www.redtedart.com/no-sew-scrunchie-how-to/ https://www.redtedart.com/no-sew-scrunchie-how-to/#respond Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:11:15 +0000 https://www.redtedart.com/?p=61443 A few months ago my daughter and I had a go at making scrunchies. I shared our How To Make a Scrunchie Tutorial and it was well received. We used a sewing machine to make that DIY Scrunchie Tutorial – as it is a great beginners sewing machine project. But also because it is SO […]

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How to make Homemade Squishies that are Slow Rising https://www.redtedart.com/how-to-make-homemade-squishies/ https://www.redtedart.com/how-to-make-homemade-squishies/#respond Mon, 11 Feb 2019 01:19:10 +0000 https://www.redtedart.com/?p=61522 My kids have been asking me how to make homemade squishies for ages.. and not just any hold homemade squishies but SLOW RISING Homeamde Squishies. Ha. And oh.. not just homemade squishies that are slow rising.. but also that are easy (and of course) inexpensive to make. Ha. Not asking for much.. are they. So […]

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Black Glue Heart Art Project https://www.redtedart.com/black-glue-heart-art-project/ https://www.redtedart.com/black-glue-heart-art-project/#comments Mon, 11 Feb 2019 01:14:56 +0000 https://www.redtedart.com/?p=54110 We have shared how to work with Black Glue before.. and have a great how to make black glue post for you to check out should you want to have a go! Today Rachel, from I Heart Crafty Things joins the 31 Days of Love with this wonderful Black Glue Heart Art Project – a […]

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World Book Day – Easy Costume Ideas https://www.redtedart.com/world-book-day-easy-costume-ideas/ https://www.redtedart.com/world-book-day-easy-costume-ideas/#respond Wed, 06 Feb 2019 10:20:41 +0000 https://www.redtedart.com/?p=62202 Aaah World Book Day is just around the corner… normally I like to bury my head in the sand for World Book Day.. yes I am a crafty so and so.. but over time, I have learnt that I can make kids costumes and they simply WILL NOT WEAR them. There is usually a hastily […]

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Creeper Corner Bookmark Minecraft DIY https://www.redtedart.com/creeper-corner-bookmark-minecraft-diy/ https://www.redtedart.com/creeper-corner-bookmark-minecraft-diy/#respond Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:50:48 +0000 https://www.redtedart.com/?p=62149 I can’t believe, that I haven’t shared this Creeper Corner Bookmark before?! We made this Minecraft Bookmark MANY moons ago and then “hid it away” from you on YouTube. Tut tut… and yet this Creeper Bookmark is SO quick and easy to make, that any Minecraft Fan, really MUST have a go!!! And yes.. that […]

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How to make a 3d butterfly out of paper step by step https://www.redtedart.com/how-to-make-a-3d-butterfly-out-of-paper-step-by-step/ https://www.redtedart.com/how-to-make-a-3d-butterfly-out-of-paper-step-by-step/#comments Tue, 05 Feb 2019 01:58:22 +0000 https://www.redtedart.com/?p=61445 We have made many paper butterflies here on red ted art before!! Time for another “How to make a 3d butterfly out of paper step by step“!! They are such a lovely craft for spring.. and there are some great and easy and intermediate butterflye crafts to make. Our favourite butterfly is the easy paper butterfly based on accordion […]

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Pancake Day Facts Fortune Teller https://www.redtedart.com/pancake-day-facts-fortune-teller/ https://www.redtedart.com/pancake-day-facts-fortune-teller/#respond Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:48:01 +0000 https://www.redtedart.com/?p=62031 Woohoo. We love PANCAKE DAY! Soon you will be reminded to buy extra milk and lemons for Pancake Day. Pancake Day is a predominately UK tradition (though I believe other countries and regions within countries celebrate) that marks the beginning of lent. It is an eagerly anticipated day with my kids – well, who doesn’t […]

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THE LEGO MOVIE 2: BUNTING AND CUPCAKE TOPPERS https://www.redtedart.com/the-lego-movie-2-bunting-and-cupcake-toppers/ https://www.redtedart.com/the-lego-movie-2-bunting-and-cupcake-toppers/#respond Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:21:31 +0000 https://www.redtedart.com/?p=61965 Disclaimer: this post is sponsered by Warner Brothers Today **Everything is Awesome**!!! Who is ready for the LEGO Movie 2 to come out?! We most certainly are! We even planned a LEGO Movie 2 Party to go with it!!! If your next Birthday party is LEGO-themed, then you are in the right place! Make your […]

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