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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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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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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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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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BIG NOSE BOOKMARKS

My, my, my…what a big nose you have. All the better to mark your place in your favourite book! Never lose track of where you are with this fun, colourful, big nose bookmark. Materials Cardstock Washi Tape Scissors Markers Pipe cleaner Directions Cut a rectangle out of cardstock. This will be the base of your […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: thebestideasforkids.com Make some glow-in-the-dark slime with today’s STEAM activity! Materials 6 ounces or 3/4 cup of Elmer’s glow-in-the-dark glue 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 tablespoons contact lens solution – Renu Fresh brand recommended Directions Get a bowl to mix your slime ingredients in. Add the Elmer’s glow-in-the-dark glue to the bowl, then add […]

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I LOVE TO TELL STORIES CRAFT

Celebrate I Love to Read Month by creating your own notebook to hold all your terrific tales! Materials Jumbo craft or popsicle sticks Tape  Glue White paper Coloured paper Scissors Yarn Stapler Directions Fold four pieces of white paper into quarters. Using the scissors, cut the folded tops of your papers so that they can […]

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WINTER SILHOUETTES

Materials Craft sticks Glue Paint Paintbrush Black permanent marker Directions Lay two craft sticks down horizontally, one above the other, with enough space between them to lay another stick. Place a line of glue on each of the craft sticks. Lay craft sticks vertically between the two horizontal sticks, each touching the next, to create […]

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PLINK, PLONK, PLINKO

Plink, plonk, can you hear the ball drop? Create your own game and put your math skills to the test! Materials Cardboard Box Scissors Jumbo Craft Sticks Paint Paintbrush Aluminum Foil Small cups/containers Directions Find a large cardboard box and cut off the sides. Using a pair of scissors, carefully create holes on the back […]

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