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January 2011. Easter Craft: Yarn Eggs (Easter Decorations) This photo originally appeared in FamilyFun Magazine Total Time weekend projects Ages school-age These bright and funky eggs are a blast for kids to make -- and they're a great party decoration too.

Easter Craft: Yarn Eggs (Easter Decorations)

If packed away carefully, they should last for years. What you'll need. Catherine Hernandez / Pinterest. Tween gift idea: Pucker up. Confession: I love Valentine's Day.

Tween gift idea: Pucker up

The candy, the decorations, the card exchanges. They all make me swoon. I've (happily) passed this adoration on to my children, and one of our favorite things to do together is make Valentine's Day gifts for our friends and family. There's nothing like receiving a thoughtful, homemade gift. And there's truly nothing like bonding with your tween making that gift! What you'll need. 100% recycled & upcycled. Happy Earth day, everybody!

100% recycled & upcycled

If you like recycled, repurposed things that are kind of minimal, keep reading! What happened is that Tuesday is recycle night here in my street.And, as usual, I completely forgot about it, until Wednesday morning, which was obviously too late. My entry looked this way ... pretty ugly. Considering also that we'll have guests over the week end. Put together the fact that I wanted to reduce this pile of boxes, and the fact that I love things made out of cardboard, means some craft action to me!

Yearbook Printing Prices. How to Build a Milk Jug Igloo. Here is some news coverage about children building iglus from empty plastc milk cartons: Building an Igloo, Jug by Jug – Angie Grayson’s first-grade class at Fairlawn Elementary School (Evansville, IN) spent three months drinking a lot of milk to build this 499-jug igloo.

How to Build a Milk Jug Igloo

Library Builds Igloo to Celebrate Visit by Author – Otsego County Library in Gaylord, Michigan built a milk jug igloo to celebrate a visit by author Jan Brett. Milk Jug Igloo by Theresa Primary Pre-K – The Theresa (NY) Primary Pre-K Class built an igloo with the help of their teachers, Mrs. Rotundo, Ms. Cole and Mrs. Cooper West kindergarten class uses milk carton igloo to emphasize fun, importance of reading – Erin Hill’s kindergarten students at Lubbock-Cooper West Elementary (Lubbock, TX) enjoy selecting books and crawling inside an igloo to read them because reading is cool. Artful Artsy Amy. DREAM DRAW CREATE Art Lessons for Children. Tempera painting. Isn't this gorgeous?

tempera painting

The piece above is an example of a process I call 'toothpaste batik', and was created by a 5th grader in my DragonWing Arts after-school art program. She started with a resist made of a 50/50 mix of toothpaste and aloe vera lotion. I have previously blogged about this fun process here and here and here and here. Check each of them out to see images inspired by Matisse, by Victorian architecture, and by dragons and castles and fantasy! PAINTED PAPER. Plastic bottle caps, found objects & recycled art materials. Artist in residence at Buckeye Valley-East Elementary School, art teacher: Robin Clay, Ashley, OH, 2011, free-standing bottle cap sculptures © Michelle Stitzlein.

Plastic bottle caps, found objects & recycled art materials

Recycled Bottle Art. The finished pieces in the morning light Gluing the painted bottles to the plywood base The first step-- taking a bunch of bottles and creating a nice design We made these as a part of a Sharing the Planet unit with Grade 2/3.

Recycled Bottle Art

The visual arts line of inquiry was "reusing and recycling different materials. " Create a Creature. Grades 3-5 Overview: Students learn that animals undergo adaptations—changes to body parts and behaviors—that help them survive.

Create a Creature

In Activity 1, students learn how scientists name all living things—including animals and plants that lived in prehistoric times. In Activity 2, students investigate adaptations in modern and prehistoric animals. In the Closing Activity, students apply what they have learned to produce a drawing, a description, and a correctly named imaginary prehistoric sea creature.

This lesson is one in a series designed to accompany the National Geographic film, Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure . Connections to the Curriculum: Paper Bat Puppet – Halloween Kids Craft. We’re having a beautiful October so far here in Portland, and the kids are very excited about Halloween!

Paper Bat Puppet – Halloween Kids Craft

Most of the excitement is about making decorations for the house. My son and I were going to make some paper bats for the window, and I decided to turn one of mine into a puppet. Finger Puppets: Bat. Faux Felted Water Bottle Bracelets. There are currently no images from other crafters. close Terms & Conditions You must enter into this Agreement if you want to submit digital images or other content to Prime Publishing through Sharing Customer Images (the "Service").

Faux Felted Water Bottle Bracelets

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In order to track any changes to this Privacy Policy, we will include a historical reference at the top of this document. This Privacy Policy will tell you, among other things: Your California privacy rights. Michelle my belle: Public Works of Art. While on vacation in San Diego I was able to cross #16 off my infamous LIST! We went and visited artist Niki De Saint Phalle's Queen Califia's Magical Circle in Escondido.

It's funny, but if this wasn't on my "list", as much as I wanted to see it-I don't think we would have. Water Bottle Chandelier. May 7 I’ve wanted to make this chandelier for a few years now so it was especially fun for me to make this project. I first saw water bottle flowers on Magpie Design Studio’s amazing chandeliers. Then I saw a display in Anthropologie a few years ago that used them. They are so easy to make and I love that you are reusing the plastic water bottles. BART - BUTTERFLIES. Art Sub Lessons. Sugar Pie Farmhouse. Happy Spring Sugar Pie! I don’t know about you, but I am sooooo ready for warmer weather! Bright green leaves on the trees, flowers bursting with glorious colors and happy birds chirping!

Here in southern Missouri we’ve had quite a harsh winter…lots of cold and snow… which makes me even more anxious for blissful springtime! SUNDAY BAKER: Book Page Flowers (Tutorial) Boy do I miss flowers. I miss them so much every winter, in fact, that when the first yellow dandelions pop up in our yard I actually sort of enjoy them. They are a color other than white, gray or dismal. I love these fun little paper flowers that are sooo easy to make and cost nothing!

They really create a whimsical and pretty accessory too. You can put them in a vase or wrap them on a package. Freckle PhotoBlog » Art Projects. Newspaper art. By Cathy James on May 16th, 2012 As part of our Kids Art Explorers project this month we are trying out different places to create art. Instead of so often starting out with a small piece of white paper we’re trying out different surfaces. Last week we used a big, flat cardboard box to make an imaginary land. Artistic Ways to Recycle Bottle Caps, Recycled Crafts for Kids. How to recycle plastic bottle caps? Cardboard Face Masks. Paper Mache Pen Creatures. Paul Klee Pastel Portraits. Pattern and Word Collage. Paper Kufi Hats. Materials (4) 1” strips of construction paper per studentStaplesGlueScissorsDecorations Directions. Finger Knit Jersey Knit. Bracelet on left = 4 fingers Bracelet on right = 2 fingers. Dancing Robots. Funky Glasses. Glasses designs by Annie Rogers. Color Wheel Zebra. Watercolor Magic Wet Paintings.

Klee Color Theory. Plastic Water Bottle Flowers. Kandinsky Circle Plastic Cup Mobiles. Fine Lines. School Room Snowmen. How to make 3D paper ornaments. Ciel Libre. Dale Chihuly PowerPoint presentation. Artisan des arts. Swirl Christmas Tree Free Digital Stamp. Rainbows Within Reach - Workshops.

Christmas Art

Smash Book. Paper Roll Turkey. Dale Chihuly. Star Light, Star Bright. Michelle my belle: stick stars, holiday decorating & craft. Birchbark Canoe Detail. Why do we have Seasons? Recycled Crafts - Recyclable Crafts for Kids - Recycling Craft Ideas. POWDER AND PATCH by Georgette Heyer: Bantam 0000000000000 Soft Cover - 1st Wrappers Books. : PBS LearningMedia. Magazine Bead Bracelet. Recycled Crafts - Recyclable Crafts for Kids - Recycling Craft Ideas.

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Recycled Crafts - Recyclable Crafts for Kids - Recycling Craft Ideas. Recycled Piggy Bank. Homemade Bracelet Crafts. Danielle's Place of Crafts and Activities - Christian Crafts and Learning Activities for Children and Kids of all Ages.