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milk carton wallets!

1.scissors2.milk carton template (google it and print it)3.a milk or orange juice 0.5 galon (with a screw cap!) 1. wash out a milk or oj carton (0.5 gallon)2.cut the carton until it is fully laid out and flat 9with the top part!! not the bottom triangles)3.cut the shape of the template4.mark the lines and fold […]

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Home Made Tape Vase

1 Roll of masking tape.1 container either glass or plastic.water color, crayons, or any type of paint will do.News paper to cover craft area. Tear the masking tape into pieces making sure it’s torn with jagged edges which will give a 3 D effect. Apply onto container making sure to cover it well over lapping […]

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Christmas Tree Bottle

2 liter bottle(clear),green pine straw,white spray paint, any decorations. Put the pine straw in the bottle,very lightly spray white spray paint on like snow,then hot glue any sparkles(buttons, etc.)one to the bottle to look like decorations. From jenna, age 12, georgia

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Ocean in a Bottle

1 any size water bottleBlue food coloringMini fish figurine *your choice*Vegetable oilSuper glue Fill water bottle almost to lid with water. Add a little less then 1/4 cup of vegetable oil to make “ocean” thick. Add around 5 drops of blue food coloring to bottle. Less for a lighter ocean or more for a darker […]

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Card Board Ghost

Halloween Ghosts

Cardboard, black, white, and orange paint Cut out the cardboard to look like a ghost,then paint it white let dry enough,next paint on the eyes along with any other doodad’s From jenna, age 12, georgia

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Bean Bag Toss

The great outdoors is a fun place to play, and provides people with hours of fun, but sometimes, the natural beauty and entertainment wears off, and you are in need of a game or two to keep things interesting. Toss games are a traditional way to test your skill at aiming, and enjoy some time […]

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Tissue Box Crafts Galore

Tissue boxes can have a long life long after the tissues inside are gone. Whether the boxes are decorated or plain you can use them in numerous ways for lots of fun crafts. Using tissue boxes after they are empty certainly is easy to do (since who doesn’t run across empty tissue boxes) and you […]

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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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Photo Collage Tissue Box

You can make an under the weather the friend or family member feel better in no time with this clever craft. Allow about 2 to 3 hours to completely finish. What you will need: Scissors or 2-inch circle craft punch, available at craft stores Photographs or digital images Colored paper Mod Podge sealer, (matte or […]

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Sneezy the Tissue Box

This festive craft will delight everyone who sees it. What you will need: Decorative paper Scissors Tissue box Double-sided tape Chenille stems Fast-setting glue Large googly eyes Pom-poms Shredded crinkle paper Cardboard party horn 1.25-ounce clear plastic cups Instructions for the project: Start by wrapping a 5-x-20-inch piece of paper around the tissue box and […]

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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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Halloween is a holiday most kids get really excited about. Why not? They get to dress up, they get to stay up late, and they get to eat candy. So, while you may not need to do much to get them in the spirit and mood of Halloween, a few easy Halloween crafts can never […]

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S’More Maker with A Clay Pot


Supplies needed: Skewers. The wooden skewers you use to make shish-kabobs on your grill will work just fine. You do not want them to be too long; ones that are about 12 inches are ideal. Tea light candles. Get unscented candles. These are cheap and come in bulk, and have the little tin that holds […]

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Toilet Paper Penguin

This winter when it’s cold outside gather your friends and family (especially your kids) to try these easy to do winter crafts. While the weather outside may be frightful there will be lots of fun inside as you create lasting memories of fun and creativity. Here are some ideas for easy to do winter crafts-Toilet […]

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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 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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