Paper Bag Exploring Journals
Next time you are planning a nature hike, consider having everyone make one of these journals to record what they see. I love the rustic look of this paper bag journal, which is accomplished by crumpling the paper bag up …

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Juice Pouch Boats
While you might not have much luck floating these boats, they are a fun project for the kids and a great way to recycle empty juice pouches. Melanie, from It Happens in a Blink, and her husband actually used …

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Squirt Gun Painting
This is a fast and easy outdoor project the kids will love to do. Melissa, from Fire Flies and Mudpies, explains how she helped fight a little bit of summer boredom by letting her boys paint watercolor masterpieces using …

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DIY Painted Walking Sticks
Next time you go camping with the kids, bring along some paint, brushes, and Mod Podge or clear acrylic sealer. Those are all the supplies you need to make your own colorful walking sticks. If you make them the first …

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Pool Noodle Pencil
I know many might think that it is way too early to start thinking about going back to school, but when I ran across this project that is the first thing I thought of.  Don’t you think it would be …

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PVC Pipe Physics Fun
Forget about Legos and Lincoln Logs, give your kids several lengths of PVC pipes and a bunch of connectors and just watch what they come up with. Sandi from Rubber Boots and Elf Shoes did this, and threw in some …

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Roll and Color Game
Follow along with this tutorial and make this simple color matching game. I am willing to bet that the most popular part of this game will be the homemade, over-sized die. PLay this color matching game with the kids and …

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Wiggly Worm Marionette
What can you make from a collection of styrofoam balls? This adorable marionette!

Not only will kids have a lot of fun making one of these inch worm puppets, they will enjoy playing with it. Encourage them to put on …

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Popsicle Stick Stars
Are you still looking for a fun project for Independence Day? If so, this might be perfect. Show the kids how easy it is to make patriotic stars using 5 popsicle sticks and red, white and blue paint.

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Patriotic Paper Flowers
Gather together the kids and make a variety of red, white and blue flowers that can be used as decorations, turned into fashionable barrettes or brooches, and even hostess gifts.  All you need is some fun paper and whatever base …

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Handprint Canada Flags
Americans have their independence on July 4th with barbecues and fireworks, and Canadians have do something similar on Canada Day which is July 1st

On Canada Day, Canadians celebrate the day the British North America Act created the Canadian federal …

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Salad Spinner Fireworks
Learn how to make this fast and easy fireworks picture that can be used as a wonderful 4th of July decoration. Heidi, from Happiness is Homemade, had her son use a salad spinner to make the red, white, and …

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Triple Fish Tail Rainbow Loom Bracelet Without the Loom
Awhile back I shared a link to a tutorial that explains how you can make a rubber band bracelet using a simple popsicle stick and everyone seemed to be anxious to try it… If you were one of those who …

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Let’s Make a Terrarium
A few days ago I shared a tutorial to help you make a fairy house with your kids. I think this amazing mossy terrarium would go along well with it. Donni, from The Magic Onion, shows you step-by-step how …

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Paper Roll and Handprint Bald Eagle Craft
This cute bald eagle is made with little more than a cardboard tube and paper. You simply draw a simple beak and feet and then trace around your child’s hands. Have them paint it all, including the cardboard tube and …

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