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CREATION STATION: ROCK GARDEN CATERPILLAR

Source: nelliebellie.com This fun rock craft is a great way to get your kids excited about the garden! Creating their own garden rock caterpillar to “guard” the garden is a fun activity for the whole family. It’s also inexpensive and easy, and children can help gather up the needed supplies. Materials Disposable brushes in various […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: preschoolsteam.com In this STEAM (engineering) activity for preschool-aged kids, help them sort and stack a variety of objects to explore the properties of materials to see how they ‘stack up’ against each other! Materials Small plastic cups Craft sticks Pom poms Empty thread spools Plastic lids Any other materials you want to try stacking […]

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CREATION STATION: EGG HEAD PLANTERS

Source: playdoughtoplato.com With a quick trip to the grocery store or your refrigerator, you can create these funny egg heads! Materials Eggs Seeds (lentils, chia, or mung beans work well) Soil Permanent markers Card stock Directions Make a small hole in the top of the egg by tapping it gently with the edge of a […]

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CREATION STATION: DUCK FINGER PUPPETS

Source: iheartcraftythings.com These cute duck finger puppets are super easy for preschoolers and kids of all ages to make, and they make a fantastic spring craft for kids. Materials Orange, yellow, green and brown cardstock paper Three-quarter inch circle hole punch Green and yellow mini cupcake liners Googly eyes Scissors Glue Directions Start by cutting […]

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CREATION STATION: BEADED WIND CHIME

Source: blog.consumercrafts.com Make a classic wind chime with beads and personalize it to make it your own! Materials Driftwood piece or wood dowels Acrylic craft paint Glass or plastic beads Painter’s tape (optional) Jute or twine Small eye hooks Beading thread Directions Paint the driftwood or wood dowel. You can give it as much or […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: 17apart.com Regrow your own celery in a sunny window this spring! Simply chop the base from a bunch of celery, leaving about 2 inches. Place this 2-inch cutting in a dish of water in a sunny location. You’ll have to wait for about 5-7 days to see new growth starting from the centre of […]

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CREATION STATION: TISSUE PAPER FLOWERS

Source: easypeasyandfun.com You can make a wonderful bouquet for mom with this tissue paper flower craft. Materials Bright pink, light pink, and white tissue paper – or whatever colours you want! Scalloped circle cookie cutter Pen or pencil Scissors Wood craft sticks Green craft paint Stapler White school glue Directions Paint each craft stick with […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: littlebinsforlittlehands.com Learn about the unique properties of salt as you make paintings using this household item! Materials PVA school glue or craft glue Salt Food colouring of your choice Water White card-stock or watercolor paper Template for the shapes you’ll be painting Directions Trace your template onto cardstock. Add glue to outline your shapes. […]

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CREATION STATION: FLOWER NECKLACE

Source: homeschoolantics.com Make a flower necklace to wear to your next party! Materials Drinking straws Yarn Construction paper in a variety of colours Scissors or flower-shaped paper puncher Hole puncher Directions Cut out flowers from the construction paper either with a flower-shaped paper puncher, freehand, or by tracing flower shapes and then cutting them out […]

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CREATION STATION: BUMBLE BEE CRAFT

Source: theinspirationedit.com Do your kids love bugs? You can make a few of these cute wooden bumble bees and hang them as a garland, or make them into magnets for your fridge. Materials Yellow, black, and white card stock Glue stick Scissors Black marker Wooden circles White cupcake liners Paper cutter Directions Make the bee’s […]

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