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An inexpensive, fun collage to make with the kids using dried foods for color and texture. This is a guide about dried beans and grains owl mosaic.
If you are looking to reduce screen time, these three easy crafts for boys are great for keeping your boys occupied.
This is a guide about pipe cleaner craft ideas. Pipe cleaners are a favorite with young children for crafting. They can also be used in many other craft projects.
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To keep really artistic moments with your grandkids contained, use a plastic swimming pool in your front room. The kids can create without worrying about making a mess on my carpet or furniture.
These pets never have to be fed and no aquarium to clean!
I am doing a lesson plan this week to encourage the children to eat blueberries, which they don't like right now. Blueberries are so good for the brain.
Sometimes a paint by number looks fun and easy until you open up the box and see the picture. One of the best way to get kids started with paint by number crafts is to buy them a set of markers and let them go to town.
This is an easy craft for kids of all ages and something we just did with the kindergarten class that I volunteer in. It does not take much time but makes a beautiful gift for parents, grandparents or someone special. This craft can be done anytime of the year.
My daughters are purse fanatics, and I wanted to find a way to keep them entertained while my younger daycare kids had nap time. So, I went to a local craft store and bought some denim purses in varying sizes...
Try this simple project you can make with things you have around the house.
This fun cardboard shield is created to look like a soldier's shield from ancient Rome. It stays on the simple side, to really look authentic.
This photo came out a little fuzzy, but I think you get the idea. This project is much easier and less time consuming than it initially appears. It's a great way to use up scraps of construction paper, keep little fingers busy, and turn ordinary pens into something special.
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What crafts would a 12 year old girl like?
Where is the best place to find some simple homemade crafts?
I'm in need of some easy summertime crafts to keep the kids occupied for the last part of the summer. I have two boys (8 and 11) that are always "bored" unless they are playing video games or watching TV. As we limit the television time, I hear about the boredom often.
I would appreciate any ideas for simple crafts for 5-11 year old boys and girls. I tutor them during the summer, and thought I would read to them and also, do some craft projects with them.
Does anyone have any thrifty craft ideas for kids ages 5-8?
I am looking for some easy crafts for my 9 year old grandaughter. Her school is having a craft / bazar day next Saturday (Nov. 11th) which the kids can make things to sell at. I want to help her do this but am having a senior moment with this.
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The best craft material is gathered on a hike in the woods or a trip to the beach by the children themselves.