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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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22nd
May 2012

Children’s Activity 32: Elephant Dance

An Arts and Crafts Activity

An innovative teacher we know once had everyone make elephant head gear and roam the outdoors, attracting great attention from onlookers. Here’s how to make your own elephant gear.

Materials Required:

  • Shopping bag
  • Large piece of kraft paper
  • Piece of thin cardboard
  • Wide masking or packaging tape

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