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I Spy Craft

Crafts

I Spy Craft

If weather has you stuck inside, enlist your kids to make this fun craft and not only will they have something to do, but when it's done they can play with it anytime they are bored! Or bring it along when spending some time in the car, in a waiting room or at the grocery store! We're making an I Spy to

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Shaving Cream Earth

Crafts Earth Day

Shaving Cream Earth

We have another fun shaving cream craft for you, and this one is great to use for Earth Day as it makes a colourful, abstract planet earth! And there is just something so fun about playing with shaving cream! What you need: Shaving cream White paper plates Blue and green craft paint Popsicle stick Straw Cookie sheet How to make it: Squirt shaving cream in a circle on the cookie sheet. Smooth it out with the straw if needed. Put drops of blue and green colour on the shaving cream, in random patterns if you'd like a more abstract design, or...

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Egg Carton Gift Boxes

Crafts Easter

Egg Carton Gift Boxes

Start saving those egg cartons! We have a really cute craft for an easy Easter Gift Box (of course you could use them for gifts all year round)! These are perfect as an alternative to Easter baskets, and just the right size for holding small treats and gifts. Your child would love making them with you too: What you need Empty egg cartons (peel the label off the top) Craft paint of your choice Brushes "Easter grass" or paper shreds Treats and small gifts to fill it with How to make them Get creative! There are no rules! Start by...

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Paper Roll Snowman

Crafts Winter

Paper Roll Snowman

With the cold weather we've been having lately, I thought I'd share a fun craft that will keep the little ones entertained inside. These fun paper roll snowmen can be customized based on what you have on hand, let your child get creative! What you need: Empty toilet paper rolls (or paper towel rolls cut in half) White paint (or a white piece of paper) Outgrown socks or socks that are missing a partner Googly eyes (optional) Miniature pom poms (optional) Buttons (optional) Ribbons, pipe cleaners or felt strips (for the scarf) Markers Glue How to make them: First paint...

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Easy Face Painting Ideas

Crafts Halloween Party Ideas

Easy Face Painting Ideas

Whether you are looking for a fun idea for Halloween, or wanting to make a themed party extra spectacular, face painting is a great option to masks or costumes. And you don't need to be an art major to pull it off either! Here are some tips on making face paint work for you: First, choose face paint that is not oil based which tends to smear and is harder to remove. You should always start by dabbing the sponge or brush in some water before starting to paint. With those tips in mind, here is how to make a... Mermaid...

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