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CREATION STATION: CANDY CORN MONSTER

Source: craftymorning.com Make a super cute, only slightly scary paper-and-candy monster for Halloween! Materials Orange, black, white, and green (optional) paper Black marker Scissors Glue 6-8 pieces of candy corn Directions Start by cutting out the monster’s main orange body, arms, and legs. Cut a smaller rounded rectangle out of the black paper to be […]

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CREATION STATION: PUMPKIN PIE CRAFT

Source: anightowlblog.com With just some tissue paper, a paper plate, and glue, you can make a slice of pumpkin pie with your child today! Materials Large paper plate Orange tissue paper Brown cardstock or construction paper Glue Scissors Stapler A few cotton balls Directions First, cut your orange tissue paper into squares. Next, cut your […]

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CREATION STATION: MONSTER WINDSOCKS

Source: craftsbyamanda.com Kids love funny and cute monster faces, so these easy-to-make monster windsocks are a great afternoon project! They’re a fun way to celebrate windy weather. Materials Crepe paper streamers Eyeball printable (linked, optional) String or yarn Card stock Plain white paper Glue stick Tape Scissors Directions Print out eyeballs and cut out, or […]

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CREATION STATION: MAKE A PET LADYBUG

Source: momitforward.com Your kids will love creating their own paper pet ladybug – think of it as a (very) low-maintenance pet! Made from basic craft supplies that you might even have on hand, this project is simple and fun. Materials Ladybug template (optional) or red construction paper and a black marker to create the spots […]

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CREATION STATION: RAINY DAY PAPER UMBRELLAS

Source: myteenguide.com You can’t have rain without umbrellas, right? A great umbrella is the best part of a fun rainstorm. So whip up some mini umbrellas of your own to display. Materials Blue construction paper Scissors Cupcake liners Glue Tape Pipe cleaners in any color Markers Directions Start by having your child paint or decorate […]

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CREATION STATION: POOL NOODLE RACETRACK

Source: lindsayandandrew.blogspot.com Materials Pool noodles with a hollow middle Duct tape or electrical tape Utility knife or box cutter (adults only!) Paper, scissors, toothpicks, and markers or pencil crayons to create a finish line sign Marbles Directions With a utility knife or box cutter (adults only!), cut the pool noodles in half lengthwise and line […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: leftbraincraftbrain.com Through the magical chemistry of polymers, you can turn recycled plastic into a beautiful flower garden or bouquet. So save your plastic cups and plates from that party or snacktime at school, and use them to make flowers that are just as delightful as real ones! Materials Clear plastic plates, cups, bowls, shot […]

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CREATION STATION: EGG CARTON BUTTERFLIES

Source: nelliesfreerange.com These DIY butterflies make adorable gifts, or can be added to your garden, propped up next to house plants, or used as decoration in the kids’ bedrooms! Materials Egg cartons Acrylic paint Paintbrushes Small reusable cups Pipe cleaners Scissors Directions Cut egg carton cups into thirds, creating three butterflies each made from four […]

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CREATION STATION: GLOWING CAMPFIRE CRAFT

Source: buggyandbuddy.com This glowing campfire craft is super easy to make and perfect for summer, fire safety week, summer camp, or for imaginative play! Materials Clear plastic cup Tissue paper in red, orange, and yellow Liquid glue LED tealight Twig or thin craft stick Cotton balls Brown construction paper Scissors Directions Cut your tissue paper […]

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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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