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CREATION STATION: PAPER EYEGLASSES CRAFT

Source: firstpalette.com Print and craft a pair of cute paper eyeglasses using First Palette’s six fun-shaped eyeglasses templates. You can make regular-shaped eyeglasses, heart-shaped and star-shaped awesome glasses, sweet flower-shaped ones, and a pair of retro cat-eye glasses! Materials A4 or letter size cardstock Cellophane paper or transparency film Scissors Glue Crayons, coloured pencils, markers, […]

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BOXING DAY AT HOME

Though we’ll miss celebrating Boxing Day with you this year, here are some of our favourite family ideas for an extra special Boxing Day at home! 1. Bundle up and go for a winter walk. Spending time outdoors is a great way to relax, re-energize, and reconnect with nature after a busy festive season. Not […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: steampoweredfamily.com This bath bomb activity is meant to capture the sparkle of freshly-fallen winter snow. With this activity, kids can also study icicles and the way they look and reflect the light and see if they can think of ways to capture that feeling in the design of their bath bombs. Materials 2 cups […]

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CREATION STATION: HEDGEHOG CRAFT

Source: easypeasyandfun.com This simple hedgehog craft is fun to make and, because it has a ton of cutting, it’s perfect for working on fine motor skills with younger kids. As it’s insanely cute – you won’t be able to just make one – older kids will love making them too. Materials Brown and beige construction […]

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CREATION STATION: HANDPRINT REINDEER CRAFT

Source: simpleeverydaymom.com Kids love creating handprint crafts, and this handprint reindeer craft is perfect for young kids of all ages from toddlers to preschoolers to elementary-aged children.  Materials Coloured paper or cardstock (red, dark brown, light brown, pink) White cardstock Glue stick Scissors Reindeer template (optional, and available via subscribing at the bottom of this […]

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CREATION STATION: PAPER SNOWGLOBE

Source: mrsriccaskindergarten.blogspot.com Make a cute paper snowglobe to celebrate the season! Materials Construction paper in blue and black, plus a background colour of your choice Scissors White paint Paintbrush Glue, tape, or a stapler Black and orange markers, plus a colour of your choice for the snowman’s scarf Directions Cut your snowglobe shapes out of […]

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CREATION STATION: NOODLE POODLES

Source: handmadecharlotte.com Try making oodles of poodles covered in noodles! Materials Macaroni noodles White glue Cardboard Pencil Craft knife Cutting mat Precision scissors (optional) Paint (white and black) Paintbrushes Directions Use a pencil to draw out a poodle shape on your piece of cardboard. Draw out as many as you’d like to make and cut […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: littlebinsforlittlehands.com Turn a leftover piece of styrofoam into a geoboard-inspired work of art with your kids. A few simple supplies and you can explore math and art with a bit of engineering as you make a beautiful flower or two. Materials Thick styrofoam, preferably reused – you could trying using electronics packaging if you […]

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CREATION STATION: SNOWMAN CRAFT

Source: cindyderosier.com Make a cute snowman with your child as the weather turns wintery! Materials Buttons Glue Scissors Marker White and coloured construction paper Directions Cut three increasingly-sized circles from the white construction paper to form your snowman’s body and head! Glue the circles together, overlapping slightly, and glue buttons on the middle circle. On […]

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CREATION STATION: SPONGE-PAINTED GHOST

Source: Cooking with Ruthie/I Heart Crafty Things Enjoy this simple sponge-painted ghost craft that young kids will not only have fun creating, but it can add to any spooky home decor as well. Materials Black 12 x 12 cardstock paper White paint Small sponge Paper plate (to pour your paint on) Scissors Glue stick Hole […]

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