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Toy Bag

Any colered bag with handleFabric paint and/or fabric glueand stencils your choice (optional) Take your bag and decorate it then let sit for 7 hours or less depends on how much paint. Then you could wear it out and put your toys in it. From Asiya, age 11, New Brunswick,NJ

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Macaroni Animals

Macaroni Animals are a fun and easy craft for kids of all ages to do, even as young as preschool age. There are all sorts of Macaroni Animals you can make with all kinds of dry pasta; as long as the pasta can be strung through pipe cleaner it will work for this craft. This […]

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Container Soy Candles

There are many different ways to make soy candles. Here are some great ideas to get you started-Container soy candles-You can purchase all of the supplies you need at your local craft store. These easy to make candles, make a lovely gift. What you will need: 1 pound of soy wax-see *note below 1 Mason […]

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Molded Soy Candles

There are a variety of different candle molds that can be purchased at your local craft store. What you will need: Candle Molds Soy Wax Wick Double Boiler Candle Thermometer Fragrance Dye Instructions for the project: Begin by melting 2 ounces of soybean wax, for each votive sized candle, you wish to make. You will […]

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Jelly Jar Soy Candle

Making soy candles is a great alternative to beeswax. Soy wax is made from soybeans, or more specifically, from hydrogenated soybean oil. Soy candles are preferred by many crafters, because the wax is cheaper than beeswax, it is all-natural and it is more environmentally friendly, than paraffin (which is made from petroleum). In addition, the […]

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Autumn Leaves Soap

Autumn Leaves

This crafty soap will bring a touch of autumn into bathrooms and kitchens. This craft project is a new take on traditional soap and is super easy. Keep in mind that each of the leaves has enough soap on them for a single hand wash. When you’re done, you can just toss them into the […]

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Awesome Alphabet Collages – 4 Great, Creative Ideas

If you are trying to teach your child the alphabet, a simple way to do so is to make an alphabet collage. Your child can enjoy a little arts and crafts time while they are learning the letters of the alphabet and words that are associated with those words. Here are a few suggestions to […]

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Create an Alphabet Collage in 5 Easy Steps!

Creating an alphabet collage with your children can be a fun craft as well as a learning tool. It’s not only a fun, creative activity for you and your children, it’s also a great interactive learning tool that can help you teach your children the alphabet. Once they are familiar with the alphabet, they can […]

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Fun, Practical Placemat Ideas

Children love to create crafts and see their finished product, especially when you display it proudly in your home. Making placemats is a wonderful craft activity that you can share with your children. They’re easy to create and you only need a roll of contact paper and scissors to get started. You can create anything […]

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St. Patrick File Folder Games

File folder games are simple, affordable and incredibly diverse ways of teaching lessons, keeping kids occupied and expressing creativity in productive ways. St. Patrick’s file folder games are as simple to make as finding St. Patrick’s themes you like and putting them on paper. Here are some examples of St. Patrick’s Day file folder games […]

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Fun File Folder Games for The Month of March

File folder games are extremely versatile because they can be created for just about any event or theme. Additionally, file folder games are inexpensive to make and replace if damaged. They are also easy to store in a small space and are ideal for travel. Making file folder games is simple regardless of your budget. […]

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Placemat Crafts: 3 Great Theme Ideas

Making placemats with your children is a wonderful activity. Children love arts and crafts time and it’s always nice to see your home decorated with your children’s artwork. Consider making some fun placemats that can be sent to grandparents and other loved ones for special occasions. Here are some fun placemat craft ideas to try […]

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Animal Face Fridge Magnet

These cute critters can made in a variety of animal types. The first thing you will need to do is decide what type of animal you want to do-bunnies, cats, dogs, elephants, pigs, cows, etc. What you will need: Plastic lids any size Felt in various colors Glue Magnetic strips Wiggle eyes (optional) Fabric paint […]

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Miniature Sundaes

You will find it hard to believe these delicious delicacies are made using pompoms. You will need: Mini Plastic Cups Pompoms that fit inside the cups Assorted Seed Beads Red Pony Bead Tacky Glue and Toothpicks Jewelry Craft Pin and Low Temp Hot Glue (Optional) Instructions for the project: Start by gluing one large or […]

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Venetian Masks

Masks are considered a mainstay of the Mardi Gras celebration. Masks are worn at fancy dress balls to street parades, and nightly parties. These masks are of all sizes, shapes, colors, and variety to help adorn the celebration. If you are looking to celebrate Mardi Gras it can be lots of fun to make your […]

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Cereal Paper Plate Rainbow

Paper plates present a wealth of possibilities when it comes to crafting. You can use paper plates for a variety of projects that fit all seasons and themes. Best of all paper plates are affordable and easy to buy in bulk which makes them a perfect choice for classroom or party activities. Paper plates can […]

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