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11th
Jun 2012

Children’s Activity 44: Finger Puppets

An Arts and Crafts Activity

Looking for a way to simultaneously create a toy for your toddler and keep your older child decked out for Halloween?

Materials Required:

  • Old gloves or peanut shells, Band-Aids or Thimbles
  • Decorating supplies

Optional Materials:

  • Cardboard box

Looking for a way to simultaneously create a toy for your toddler and keep your older child decked out for Halloween?
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10th
Jun 2012

Children’s Activity 43: Feed The Birds

An Arts and Crafts Activity

There’s a lot more to taking care of the birds than simply tossing birdseed onto the ground or into a feeder.

Materials Required:

  • Peanut butter
  • Pine cones
  • Meat drippings
  • Bird seed or bread crumbs
  • Yogurt container
  • String

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30th
May 2012

Children’s Activity 37: Family Flag

An Arts and Crafts Activity

What banner does your household fly under? Let your child decide – then make a flag.

Materials Required:

  • Piece of cloth or old pillowcase
  • Fabric paints
  • Stapler or sewing gear
  • Dowel or cardboard tube

Optional Materials:

  • Paper and pen or pencil

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25th
May 2012

Children’s Activity 35: Family Calendar

An Arts and Crafts Activity

Here’s a way to make a calendar that truly revolves around your child’s sense of what’s important.

Materials Required:

  • Large sheets of construction paper
  • Sheet of posterboard
  • Glue or double¬≠stick tape
  • Crayons or markers
  • Photographs

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23rd
May 2012

Children’s Activity 33: Family Book of Records

An Arts and Crafts Activity

Your family no doubt has some astounding tales of strength, courage, and ability that should be recorded for posterity.

Materials Required:

  • 3-ring notebook
  • Scrap paper/hole punch
  • Dividers or construction paper
  • Kraft paper

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