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Make Play Dough

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Paper Bags

scissors ruler a quarter of a cardboard in any color glue ribbons decorations: ex: googly eyes,ribbons,play dough… a little piece of card board hole puncher 1) fold the cardboard in half. 2) fold both sides twice about 1 inch each fold.Then unfold it once and glue the first one you folded. 3) push the middle […]

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Make a Prop Stick of Dynamite

1 toilet paper rollsome newspappersome red papersome stringand some glue 1) take the toilet paper roll and stuff it full of newspaper2) wrap the roll in some red paper just enough to go around it and glue it3)cut a circle to cover the end4) glue the paper circle at the bottom of each ends5) poke […]

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Newspaper Dragon Hat

If the weather is turning cooler and forcing your kids indoors then you may want to set up some crafts for them to do. Crafts are a great way to beat the after school boredom hours if your kids are stuck indoors. Just make sure that you have everything you need before starting (you do […]

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Recycled Card Decoupage Ornaments

Christmas Ornament

Decoupage just may be the perfect craft for kids. The materials are easy to find and affordable and best of all decoupage can be done by everyone. Even the youngest kids enjoy painting on decoupage glue (which is highly forgiving). So if you are looking for an afternoon of fun with your kids or a […]

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Decoupage Craft Ideas

The true fun of decoupage just may lie in the fact that there are virtually no limits to what you can do with it. Decoupage is fun and easy to do requiring little experience or crafting skills and the result can be a truly spectacular project. Basically the method of decoupage remains the same but […]

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Tissue Box Mosaic

Working with tissue boxes is a lot of fun. They are easy to find and generally affordable. Best of all if you need a lot (for a classroom activity) sending a note home to parents can usually do the trick. Kids love the opportunity to really be creative with tissue box crafts. So if you […]

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Paper Plate Crown

If you are looking for new ways to celebrate the arrival of winter these crafts just might do the trick. Whether you live in a snowy climate where snow is no big deal or you find yourself wishing for a white Christmas you can use these fun paper plate snowflake crafts to welcome in the […]

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Paper Plate Wall Hanging

This craft would make a wonderful holiday gift. What you will need: Paper Plate Paint Ribbon Craft Glue Paint Brush Scissors Instructions for the project: Paint the palm-side of one hand of the child using whatever color you decide on. Press the painted hand directly onto the center of a paper plate. Let the paint […]

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Paper Plate Star Wreath

Why settle for one star on top of the tree when you can have a whole wreath. This delightful star wreath looks lovely in winter or holiday colors but can be adapted to any holiday color scheme. What you will need: construction paper in winter colors (blue/silver or red/green work well) A paper plate Scissors […]

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Paper Plate Snowman

Making paper plate snowman is a fun craft that even young kids can be a part of. Best of all paper plates are affordable and of course easy to find making these crafts a great choice for party or classroom activities. These craft ideas do not require extensive crafting skills or experience. Keep in mind […]

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Paper Plate Poinsettias

These holiday decorations are a darling reminder of how small your child’s hand really are. While they look great in red and green they can be made in any color for any season. What you will need: A paper plate Red construction paper Green construction paper Scissors Glue (or a stapler) Instructions for the project: […]

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Paper Plate Winter Kids

There are many different projects that you can do with paper plates. While many parents and teachers are familiar with the paper plate snowman there is now reason to be stuck doing the same old craft from year to year. Paper plates are a highly versatile craft medium and can be used in a variety […]

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Creative Summer Flower Mask

Whether summer is short and sweet or long and leisurely these craft ideas can add a whole new layer of summertime fun. Taking the time to do a project with your child (and his or her friends) can create summer memories that will last a lifetime. Here are some great creative summer crafts- Flower Mask […]

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Birthday Craft Suggestion

Paper plate, construction paper, scissors, glue. Take a paper plate, then get a piece of construction paper and cut it into a circle…your cake shape. Then cut some more construction paper in to straight pieces for the candles. Then cut orange or yellow flames for the candles. Glue your cake on the plate, then candles […]

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Butterfly Crown

Whether you run a home day care, teach preschool or are just looking for something fun to do with your children one of the best things that you can do is to learn and create at the same time. This is actually rather easy to accomplish with crafts. The reason that it is so easy […]

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Butterfly Mask

Materials Printer Paper Glue Scissors Tape Something to color with Piece of thin cardboard 2 drinking straws or a ruler or an unsharpened pencil Sequins Sparkle glue Feathers Instructions Print out the template from http://www.dltk-kids.com/CRAFTS/mardigras/mmasks.htm (with the templates you have a choice between large or small depending on the child’s size) Color the pieces of […]

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