Meet Maggy Woodley, founder of “Red Ted Art” & author of “Easy Paper Projects”
Crafter and kids’ author Maggy Woodley is on the #RWYK #Podcast to celebrate family fun. Her new book Easy Paper Projects is filled with great project ideas that your family can create together. We all know the benefits of reading together. Maggy believes that there are also many benefits of creating together.
Maggy Woodley is the creator of the crafts blog Red Ted Art. Her crafts have been featured in Good Housekeeping, Reader’s Digest and Brit + Co. She lives in London, England.
Join us as Maggy talks about her new Easy Paper Projects for Kids craft book, and her goal to provide easy, do-able and fun crafts for all ages!
Learn more about Maggy Woodley
Maggy Woodley created Red Ted art in 2009 to bring easy, doable and low-cost Arts & Crafts to families and teachers. It has since grown its reputation and popularity and expanded to YouTube and Teachers Pay Teacher’s Store. She has written two books – the first aimed at the whole family from preschool to teens, the second, a Paper Projects based books aimed at 8yrs+. The Easy Paper Project books are based on simple materials (ie paper) and aim to teach children skills, techniques but also confidence. Once the children have mastered them, they are encouraged to explore and create their own crafts. Maggy lives in the UK with her husband and two children.
Find Maggy on Social Media
Google + http://plus.google.com/+redtedart
Easy Paper Projects: 60 Crafts You Can Wear, Gift, Use and Admire
Learn just how versatile paper can be when creating fun, colorful crafts. Whether you have plain printer paper, a rainbow array of cardstock or just a few scraps of construction paper, you’ll be able to create inventive paper crafts that require only a few materials you already have, making them a thrifty and accessible alternative to more complicated projects. So grab your paper, scissors, and glue and try these fun projects:
• Origami Corner Bookmarks
• Tin Can Pen Pots
• Paper Pendants
• Llama Cards
• Origami Lucky Stars Bracelets
• 3-D Paper Accordion Flowers
• Kite Birds
• Paper Dog Puppet
• Confetti Bookmarks
• Leaf Wreaths
• Quick Ghost Garlands
• Polar Bear Ornaments
A whole slew of cute, exciting projects makes it easy for you to get your craft on no matter the occasion, and they provide hours of fun all year long. With easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and plenty of photos to guide you, you can be on your way to creating paper masterpieces in no time.
Pre-Order Your Copy of Easy Paper Crafts for Kids! Our brand new kids’ craft book to encourage creativity and learning! All you need is paper, scissors, and glue.. and of you go!
The book is available from these sellers
* Red Ted Art * Life At The Zoo* Theatre, Books and Movies*Fun Crafts Kids*
Interview talking points & Questions:
- Tell us about your book “Easy paper projects”
- How did you get into creating the book?
- Why do you think art and crafts are so important for child development?
- The benefits of engaging your kids in paper crafts
- More about Red Ted Art, a craft blog and YouTube channel where Maggy shares cute, fun and easy crafts for kids and grown-ups alike.
- What’s next for Maggy?
A big thank you to Maggy Woodley for joining us and for sharing her great insights with our listeners!
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