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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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CREATION STATION: RAIN CLOUD CRAFT

Source: blog.vickybarone.com April showers bring May flowers! While the weather is bad, stay indoors and make a cute craft celebrating spring. Materials Blue cardstock or construction paper Scissors Glue White mini pompoms or cotton balls Blue embroidery floss or string Tape Directions Cut a cloud shape out of a big piece of cardstock or construction […]

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EASTER BUNNY MASK

Source: sightandsoundreading.com Celebrate spring by making a bunny mask! Materials Paper plate Pink construction paper Pink pom pom Craft stick Glue stick Scissors Markers Directions The key to this mask is to use every part of the paper plate. The inner part of the plate becomes the mask, while the outer part becomes the ears. […]

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SPRING-Y FRIENDS

Spring into action this season as you discover some tasty treats for your playful pal! Materials Construction Paper Felt Glue Scissors Craft (popsicle) stick Markers Directions Cut a long rectangle from your construction paper. We made ours 16 centimeters long and 7 centimeters wide, but the size is up to you. Fold your paper like […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: babbledabbledo.com/easy-art-projects-for-kids-watercolors-oil Combining watercolours and oil is a fun way to explore science and art at the same time! Materials Liquid Watercolours Watercolour Paper Eye Droppers (you’d be surprised at how fun they are for art-making!) Cooking Oil Trays or plates Paint containers Directions Mix your liquid watercolours and water in individual containers. Pour cooking […]

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BEST SPACE PALS

Let’s make a new friend who’s totally out of this world! Materials Construction Paper White Paper Paper Plate Aluminium foil Markers Scissors Glue Directions Take a paper plate and cut it in half. Spread your fingers apart and place them on a piece of construction paper. Trace your hand on the paper and use your […]

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CACTUS PET ROCKS

Source: thebestideasforkids.com Make a family of pet rocks! Part of the fun is choosing rocks that are suited to becoming little cactus characters. Materials Rocks – choose them based on the size of your terracotta pot. A flat surface area is needed for the googly eyes. Googly eyes Outdoor acrylic paint – green, white, and […]

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SUPER SPEECH BUBBLES

Celebrate I Love to Read Month by making some speech bubbles you can use over and over again! Materials Dowels Cardstock Packing Tape Markers Scissors Washi Tape Dry Erase Marker Directions Draw a speech bubble on a piece of cardstock. Use the scissors to cut it out. Cover the entire front of your speech bubble […]

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