Video Tutorial: Torn Paper Apple Art

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Food craft, Paper Crafts, YouTube tutorial | Posted on 19-04-2016 | 1,163 views

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Torn paper apple art for toddlers

We are starting something new. We’ll be making and sharing videos of the kids crafting.

This is their first ever craft video, making Torn Paper Apple Art. Enjoy 😀

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Simple Paper Twisting Project

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Crafts by Materials, Crepe Paper, Food craft, Paper Crafts | Posted on 05-03-2012 | 6,568 views

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We did a simple paper twisting project today.

Paper Twist Apple

All we need are crepe papers and PVA glue. Twist crepe papers.

Paste and shape according to your liking. He is trying to make an apple there 😀

While another girl did snakes and their nest filled with eggs! Simple but lots of fun! 😀

Egg mold as CUTE bread cutter

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Food craft | Posted on 16-11-2011 | 3,374 views

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Since the little boy started school, it is a headache to think of what to make for him to bring to class.

I made this cute little cheese sandwiches the other day and he super loves it! Read the full entry here.

I have to think creatively now to add ‘excitement’ into his lunch box. I’m not into making a full-fledged bento. Too much hassle and I always believe, the more we handle the food, the more contaminated it can be -__-

Footprint Durian

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Food craft, Hand and Footprint Art | Posted on 26-05-2011 | 5,323 views

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We are enjoying the durian season here now. Durian is a very ‘subjective’ fruit. You either LIKE or HATE it! To those who loves it, you’ll find that it is very fragrant while those who hate it won’t even be able to bear the pungent smell 😀

Anyway, no guessing to which side I’m at as that is what we are doing today 😛

Footprint Durian

Paint your foot yellow

Stamp your painted foot onto a piece of art block

Paint the other foot

Stamp next to the first footprint

Paint the ‘skin’ and thorns

The durian is done 😀

He’s one happy kid with his durian 😀

Fruity Cheerio Rainbow

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Crafty Crafted Friends, Food craft | Posted on 22-03-2011 | 4,226 views

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Jamie of Hands On : As We Grow submitted this yummy looking Fruity Cheerio Rainbow craft.

Fruity Cheerio Rainbow

For full instruction on how to make this interesting rainbow, click here.

Thank you Jamie for sharing this craft with us 😀

Heart Egg

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Father's Day, Festive Crafts, Food craft, Mother's Day, Shapes, Valentine's Day | Posted on 16-02-2011 | 2,977 views

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No.. not talking about heart ACHE here… but Heart Egg 😀

Heart Egg

Heat a pan and place a silicon heart mould on it

Crack an egg into the mould

Pour some water into the pan

Cover it

Remove the silicon mould and decorate as you wish 😀

We decorated ours with lots of ketchup! 😀

Salt Painting

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Art Crafts, Food craft | Posted on 14-10-2010 | 9,397 views

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Let’s do some salt painting today. You’ll need lots of salt, glue and some food colouring. Bare in mind though that this artwork won’t last so be prepared to explain to your kid that he can’t keep this in his gallery 🙂

Salt painting

First, I let him spread glue all over black construction paper.

Place the construction paper in a shallow container and pour salt onto the glue.

Dip a brush into food colouring and slightly touch the tip of the brush on the salt.

Pay attention to the salt. It will suck absorb the food colouring and kids are usually fascinated by it!

Next I spread glue onto a black construction paper. I spelled out his name 🙂 He poured salt all over it 😀

It’s ‘magic’. Kids will be amazed I assure you 😀

Ethan and his masterpiece 🙂 Too bad it will get runny almost immediately though 🙁

Star Egg

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Food craft, Party Craft, Shapes | Posted on 26-03-2010 | 5,049 views

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Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.. Let’s make a star out of an egg today 🙂

Star Egg

We'll need a star shape silicon mould and a non-stick pan.

Break an egg in the middle of the star mould.

Add some water and cover with lid. A couple of minutes is all it takes for the yolk to completely cook. Decorate with sea weeds 🙂

Bread Cup

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Crafty Crafted Friends, Food craft, Party Craft | Posted on 15-03-2010 | 3,644 views

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Finding it a bore to eat bread every morning? Try ‘transforming’ your bread into a cup and the little one will surely be excited for more 😀


A Crafty-Crafted Friend’s submission of a delicious bread cup 🙂

Craft submitted by http://cre8tonebabe.blogspot.com

What you’ll need. Click here for full instructions on how to make the delicious edible cup 😀

Birthday Cake Ideas

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Announcement, Food craft | Posted on 15-02-2010 | 11,587 views

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A loyal reader Kimmy is celebrating his birthday today. I don’t bake so I can’t post up a birthday cake specially baked for him. What I do though is browse for cool birthday cake ideas and found this site instead. So Kimmy, here’s a flip flop birthday cake to give you a smooth journey throughout the many more birthdays to come 🙂

Happy Birthday Kimmy 😀

Fresh Fruit Skewers

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Butterfly, Crafty Crafted Friends, Festive Crafts, Food craft, Insect crafts, Ladybug, Party Craft, Shapes, Valentine's Day | Posted on 05-02-2010 | 20,767 views

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A Crafty-Crafted Friend's submission of refreshing fresh fruit skewers.

Craft submitted by Anney of http://blogniako.blogspot.com/

Anney was planning to arrange the fruit skewers into a terracotta pot but she saw this picket fence planter box and thought it was cute.

She used a floral foam for the base and embellished the planter box with vines and a ladybug.

She used cookie cutters to cut out the shapes.

Pretty.. just too pretty. Use lots of heart shapes for this coming Valentine's Day 🙂

Thank you Anney for sharing this food craft with us. You too can share your craft with us by simply submitting them here and we’ll link it back to you 🙂

Cupcake Bouquet

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Crafty Crafted Friends, Food craft, Party Craft | Posted on 31-12-2009 | 10,470 views

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A Crafty-Crafted Friend's submission of a lovely cupcake bouquet.

Craft submitted by Anney of http://blogniako.blogspot.com/

Anney didn't use buttercream frosting for her cupcakes coz she was afraid it will melt and fall apart due to the hot weather. She used melted chocolate and colorful sprinkles. It set quickly and perfectly!She used a glue gun to attach the styrofoam ball into the embellished terracotta pot. She then glued some strips of green japanese paper all over the styro so it will not be visible and for a grassy effect.

She inserted bamboo skewers into the styrofoam ball and attached the cupcakes all the way around.

Merryn: Anney this is one very lovely food craft. Thank you for sharing it with us. I’m sure many will find this interesting and will be keen to do it for any party coming up 🙂

You too can share your craft with us. Just submit it here and we will link it back to you.