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Materials Basswood (Chap. III., Par. 31). 8 pcs. 3/8"xl"xl2 1/2" S 2 S Sides . 8 pcs. 3/8"xl"x 7 1/2" S 2 S Cross pieces . 5 pcs. 1/2"x3/4"x9" S 2 S Top pes. 8 pes. 1/4"x3/4"x9" S 2 S Trim . 3 dozen 1" brads.
08.09.09 | by Erik Anderson
“I’m bored!” It’s the two words every parents dread as school lets out for summer.
Happy times with kids call for cheerful cupcakes. Easier to serve than cake, cupcakes require no slicing, no plates, and no forks -- and every child gets her fair share of icing. These sweet treats start as Chocolate Cupcakes or Vanilla Cupcakes iced with Swiss Meringue Buttercream -- perfect for spreading in thin layers or sculpting into thick mounds (and licking from the bowl).
Here's a Good Thing to help keep your children entertained on the way to your destination: a kids' travel kit.
Perhaps because she's always loved things that fly, Martha recalls vividly the day her brother won a kite flying competition. The darting tails and the bright colors against the blue sky were almost magical. One of the nicest things about kite flying is that it's fun for kids of all ages.
Flip-flops adorned with fabric flowers are the perfect accessory for bright-colored shorts and bathing suits.
Wet, wild, and, yes, a little messy, tie-dyeing is the perfect way to keep kids entertained on a summer day. Even adults will appreciate that moment of anticipation just before the unraveling of rubber bands reveals their own vibrant creations.
Make these carefree days even sunnier by creating fun-to-wear children's play-clothes out of colorful bandannas.