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Kids Crafts - Inspiration for Children of all Ages

Kids Crafts - Inspiration for Children of all Ages
Bunting is a quick and fun way to decorate the house or classroom for any occasion. It also... It is amazing what fun can be had and what can be created from a few basic ingredients. We have... Decorating lanterns and candles is great fun for older children. They make lovely gifts or... There is something very therapeutic about playing with clay even as an adult. Collages are an excellent way to fill a wet afternoon and use up the odds and ends in your craft... We all know that kids love to dress up - whether on a rainy afternoon, with a gang of friends, or... Crafting with craft foam is safe for even the youngest children, and cutting and sticking the foam... Here are all of Activity Village's felt crafts for kids. We have recently had lots of fun making felt - felt pictures, felt beads and felt balls - and,... Fuse beads are not only fun to do, but they provide children an opportunity to be creative while... Explore our collection of jewellery crafts for kids!

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Autumn Crafts Don't worry about the evenings getting longer - gather together your supplies and use the time to enjoy these fantastic autumn crafts for kids! Quick to make but great fun for younger children, this apple collage makes a super autumn or healthy eating craft. Instead of potato printing with your kids, why not try your hand at these apple prints? Create a new strip You are using an ancient web browser, Stripgenerator does not work properly in it.Get rid of Internet Explorer 6! Upgrade to a new version or use another browser like Chrome, Opera, Safari or Firefox. StripGenerator Say hello to manoli_martin 384,965 Members 966,002 Strips Sign in

Ladybugs from Egg Cartons Ladybugs! I love ladybug crafts because they are really easy for kids to make, teenagers think they are cute, and you can vary the colors to make just about anyone smile. As you already know, using recycled items in my craft tutorials is a big thing with me, so it should be no surprise that these little sweeties are made from painted recycled egg cartons. I actually made these several years ago for the website I used to own, FamilyCorner.com. I wanted to share them here because they really are one of my favorites and I’m always happy to add to my arsenal of ladybug crafts.

Paper Crafts for Children » Games and Toys You will need card in two shades and all the usual crafty bits like a pencil, scissors, glue stick, googly eyes and sticky tape Draw two circles on the light green card so they overlap a little. I drew round a side-plate and a mug to get the size I wanted. Draw on the legs, tail and a bit extra for the nose. Cut out leaving the overlap uncut. 25 Easy Art Techniques for Preschoolers It’s no secret – my daycare hooligans love creating art! For me, the funnest thing about art for kids, is finding unique and interesting ways for my toddlers and preschoolers to get creative. The kids and I have tried a lot of creative processes over the years, and today, I’m sharing with you, 25 easy art techniques for kids! They’re easy, inexpensive, super-cool, and each of these projects can be done using things you have in your kitchen cupboards and around your home!

Learn to Draw Animals Print and enjoy our Learn to Draw Animals pages for kids of all ages. Kids can use our step by step illustrations to discover how to draw all sorts of animals and build up their skills and confidence in the process...plus they are just good fun! You could build up a whole folder of these printable pages for rainy days - teachers might even want to laminate them and keep them ready as a time-filler or reward. And of course many of them tie into classroom themes, too. Friday Art Feature - I Am ... We had our first official art class of the year this week. I decided to start off with an easy one so everyone could feel successful with their project. And the final results couldn't be more beautiful in our classroom!

Build a Dinosaur! Our recent theme for Preschool@Home was DINOSAURS! One of LB's favorite activities was this one. And best of all, it was easy as pie to put together! Free Printable Paper Dolls I know today is a miserable snowy day for much of the country so I thought I'd share a fun project that you can do with your little ones! When I was little, me and my sister used to love to make paper dolls and we'd even make custom clothes for them from cutting out pictures from magazines. They are great, cheap fun. Are you enjoying what you see here? Get new articles sent right to your inbox! Sign up for our weekly newsletters for new articles sent right to your inbox plus get a free copy of my ebook, The Canner's Cookbook, just for signing up!

Art Inspired / Discussing Art The Artful Thinking program takes the image of an artist’s palette as its central metaphor. The artful thinking palette is comprised of 6 thinking dispositions – 6 basic colors, or forms, of intellectual behavior – that have dual power: They are powerful ways of exploring works of art, and powerful ways of exploring subjects across the school curriculum. The Artful Thinking palette comes alive through the use of “thinking routines.” Each thinking disposition has several thinking routines connected to it. Thinking routines are short, easy-to-learn mini-strategies that extend and deepen students’ thinking and become part of the fabric of everyday classroom life.

Genki English » New Christmas Spot the Difference Quizzes Over on the forum Margit was saying how she has used Spot the Difference quizzes to generate lots of conversation in both her kids & adult classes. Margit also also asked for a few more games. So always wanting oblige, here are two new Spot the Difference quizzes, first a really easy one to go with the Let’s make a snowman lesson, where you can say things like “His hat is green” or “The scarf is blue etc

Monsters – toothless, scary and fun to make I cannot understand why kids love to draw monsters – toothless, scary and funny. We haven’t made just one or two… but a lot….. Even at the moment, another one is being created in the backyard. I sincerely advise you to try it – if my kids, fed up with all mom’s experiments

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