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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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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: WATERMELON SPONGE PAINTING

Source: fantasticfunandlearning.com This watermelon sponge painting art activity will invigorate the senses, spark creativity, and add in a little bit of math! Materials Sponges cut in various sizes of triangles White cardstock Tempera paint Small paper plates Paintbrush Directions Preliminary steps include cutting several sponges into triangle (or wedge) shapes, rounding the bottoms to give […]

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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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CREATION STATION: SHOE FISH

Source: kinderart.com Use the outline of your shoe as the template for making a school of fish! Materials Shoes Pencil 9×12 paper (or bigger if you want to make an aquarium) Crayons or markers Watercolour or tempera paint (optional) Directions Have the kids take off one of their shoes and trace the bottom of it […]

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CREATION STATION: FATHER’S DAY POPCORN CARD

Source: raisingveggielovers.com This Father’s Day craft is really cute, fun and easy to make. All you need are a few household supplies, and your kids will have a gift that Dad is sure to love! Materials Coffee filters Washable markers Construction paper Card stock Scissors Glue Spray bottle Directions Use a yellow washable marker to […]

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CREATION STATION: EGG HEAD PLANTERS

Source: playdoughtoplato.com With a quick trip to the grocery store or your refrigerator, you can create these funny egg heads! Materials Eggs Seeds (lentils, chia, or mung beans work well) Soil Permanent markers Card stock Directions Make a small hole in the top of the egg by tapping it gently with the edge of a […]

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CREATION STATION: DUCK FINGER PUPPETS

Source: iheartcraftythings.com These cute duck finger puppets are super easy for preschoolers and kids of all ages to make, and they make a fantastic spring craft for kids. Materials Orange, yellow, green and brown cardstock paper Three-quarter inch circle hole punch Green and yellow mini cupcake liners Googly eyes Scissors Glue Directions Start by cutting […]

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CREATION STATION: PAPER PLATE CATERPILLARS

Source: intheplayroom.co.uk These paper plate caterpillars are super cute, and will be perfect for spring time when the kids start to spend lots of time in the garden. Materials Paper Plate (unwaxed) – one plate makes two caterpillars Markers Pipe Cleaners Glue Directions Cut the paper plate in half. Then, cut out the middle circle […]

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