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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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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: babbledabbledo.com/science-engineering-kids-tensile-bubbles Did you know you can make a square bubble? Learn structural engineering by building 3-dimensional bubble wands and making an inverted bubble cube that mimics a tensile structure. Click here to learn more and to find instructions for making other bubble wand shapes. Materials Straight straws Pipe cleaners Bubble solution Tall plastic container […]

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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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