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Tin foil and Permanent Marker Abstract Art

Tin foil and Permanent Marker Abstract Art

My boys made these during summer art camp and I thought they were so simple, but looked so complicated that I wanted to share the idea with you. The crumpled tin foil adds such an interesting three dimensional backdrop for your child’s simple abstract art. It has a real “Wow” factor!

Cinco De Mayo Musical Shakers

Cinco De Mayo Musical Shakers

Mexicans have a national holiday that is celebrated on the 5th of May, called Cinco De Mayo in memory of the battle fought between Mexico and France in 1862 when Mexico defended a fort in the town of Peubla and won this important battle. The battlefield is now a city park, with a statue of General Zaragoza on horseback. Today, read more

Toilet Paper Roll Butterfly Craft

Toilet Paper Roll Butterfly Craft

We know that caterpillars change into butterflies.  But this butterfly started out as an empty toilet paper roll.  Who knew? This is a great craft choice to teach preschoolers about reusing and recycling items.

Armed Forces People Puppets

Armed Forces People Puppets

Here’s a patriotic craft to make for National Freedom Day.  This easy to make puppet from an empty toilet paper roll will let children create people puppets for the Navy and Army.  It’s a great craft to celebrate our National Holidays.  Instead of drawing a face, use a photo of your favorite person serving in the Navy or Army. Supplies: read more

Native American Flute Craft

Native American Flute Craft

The Native American flute is one of the oldest instruments in the world. It was commonly used in ceremonies, or for pure entertainment, depending on the tribe. To create your own craft flute, all you need is an empty paper towel roll, a pencil, a small, square piece of paper and a rubber band. Decorate the paper towel roll using read more

Owl Paper Bag Craft

Owl Paper Bag Craft

What a Hoot of a Kid’s Craft What is it about owls, that kids love so much?  It might be their big, wide eyes.  Whatever the reason, this little craft is a hoot to make and simple too! 

Paper Locker Magnet Organizer Craft

Paper Locker Magnet Organizer Craft

Magnet Organizer for Locker or Refrigerator It’s easy to get organized with these fun to make magnetic storage units that stick to lockers or refrigerators.

Tiger Pencil Holder Craft (Printable)

Tiger Pencil Holder Craft (Printable)

Kung Fu Tiger Pencil Holder Martial Arts Craft Project Here a fun and easy martial arts craft to make from toilet paper rolls.  Kids will love to make them and put them on their desk to hold pencils, markers, and other supplies.  Perfect craft to make for martial arts parties.

Karate Monkey Paper Roll Craft (Printables)

Karate Monkey Paper Roll Craft (Printables)

Martial Arts Karate Monkey Toilet Paper Roll Craft Idea This is an easy craft for kids to make at martial arts parties, sports parties, or special Friday night events for martial arts school owners. There are lots of variations to do with this craft. Kids can bring their own pictures and make mini-forms of themselves or you can print out read more

Minnie Mouse Birthday Craft

Minnie Mouse Birthday Craft

Minnie Mouse Birthday Party Purse Craft  – Minnie likes her accessories – she is, after all, a girly, girl mouse. Why not make a simple, but fun craft for the girls. Use this pocketbook template to make cute polka dot pocketbooks for the girls to use when hunting for Minnie’s bows.

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