The illustrations in The Very Hungry Caterpillar seem to capture the attention of almost every young child. Simple yet complex, they are colorful and eye-catching. Recreating the look is fun and easy for any child who is old enough to use a pair of scissors.…Continue
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Pour the 1/2 cup of warm water into the glue. You can use less. This is where it gets fun to play around with the amounts and how it changes the consistency. Keep the conversation, and laughs going with the kids.
Once the water is in, you can now add the Borax solution. You can see in the picture below, it immediately starts blobbing. Colin was not all for putting his hands in…Continue
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Since we home school there are little things that we don’t do. We don’t dress up for the 100th day of school. We don’t have a crazy dress day. And we don’t usually exchange Valentine’s Day cards with a class.
This year we are involved in a home school co-op and the kids are exchanging Valentine’s. I knew I wanted to do something a little fun, a little different. I wanted this to be something that Genghis would remember doing.
I got an email introducing me to…Continue
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Now here's the party of all parties! Talk about economical, creative, interactive and downright fun ... this birthday party idea will be the hit of the neighborhood for children ages 3 - 8. The joy just won't be in designing their own cardboard car, but whatever movie you select and snack you…Continue
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Attention all you crafty folks!!!
I've come up with a brilliant business idea. Let me just preface it by saying yours truly would NEVER be the CEO but I'd absolutely be a return customer!!!! LOL.
Allow me to explain...
I have three kids. Do you know what that means? A heck of a lot of SCHOOL PROJECTS...models of solar systems, shoebox dioramas, book jackets, crossword puzzles, etc. etc. etc. The list can go on and on, depending on the teacher.
I digress for a…Continue
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To the untrained eye old milk cartons, keyboards and T-shirts appear to be identical to other items you might find in your everyday trash. But did you know that beautiful and amazing things could be made from the stuff you throw away? It’s called Upcycling.
Upcycling is the process of converting…Continue
The Easter is almost here! If you are (just like I am!) tired of just dying eggs and by thus complete every fun concerning Easter - here are some interesting and funny crafts! Great ideas on how to make an unforgettable Easter for the kids: http://www.billylids.com.au/blog/item/11-hippity-hippity-hop-easy-easter-crafts-for-kids.html
If you have more ideas - share them in…Continue
Added by Mary Stedul on April 7, 2014 at 2:39am — No Comments
Just because something says DIY...doesn't always mean I am capable of actually doing it myself! But the next project I wanted to take on was a unique and interesting wine rack. So I went searching. Here I have compiled a list of 10 that I think I could actually do myself! Take a look!
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Halloween and Thanksgiving are quickly approaching, so I decided to get my youngest son to help me make some cute pumpkin table decorations using construction paper. I laid newspaper down on the kitchen table so that my youngest son wouldn’t get glue all over the table. I keep a stash of craft and supplies in my …Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on October 21, 2013 at 3:16pm — No Comments
A fabulous toddler and preschooler activity that teaches about colors, sorting, math and art!
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While the boys were out on a Home Depot run (arh! arh! arh!) Mama and baby girl got to spend some much needed quality 1:1 time. Earlier in the week, I noticed I have an…Continue
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This was going to be a post about our experience painting with tennis balls. But there's not much to say, because we never got very far.
I put some paint on a paper plate and Kay rolled the tennis ball in it, then bounced it hard onto the paper I'd placed on the ground. She bounced it one more time, then said, "It makes an ugly design." Then, "Can I paint with my feet?" Does all of our painting projects have to devolve into body painting? Apparently. …
Added by Emma Craig on August 3, 2013 at 7:31pm — No Comments
I found some leftover colored sand, and I left it up to Kay to decide what to do with it. She had an answer right away, "We could put glue on the paper and make pictures." Okay, works for me. I got the glue and paper, she carried the sand and we brought everything outside. (This definitely seemed like one of those 'outdoor crafts.') She started by mixing all the colors together, making a less-than-attractive combination, but the glitter that was also included at least made it sparkly. She…Continue
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