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Make a kids ice cream parlour

Kids role play ice cream parlour!

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Mason Jar Lanterns

Create your own decorative lighting

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Floating Paper Lanterns – Sky Lanterns

Make and launch your own sky lantern

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Miniatures

Not everything is big, super sized, and excessive. The small world of miniatures

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Make Bubbles

A classic super fun activity for all ages

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Make a Paper Fortune Teller – Origami

A paper fortune teller is both a game and an origami craft. Simplay

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Draw a Mandala

A fun drawing activity that also has deep cultural and historical meaning.

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Build a Fairy House (or Dino House) Outside with the Kids!

Boost your child’s creativity and problem solving skills by encouraging them to look

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Make Chalk Designs with Tape

Chalk fun

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Make a House of Cards

A classic activity to do at home, all you need is a deck

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papier-mâché piñatas

Emoji piñatas made from balloons, newspaper strips, papier-mâché paste, and paint. A fun,

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Read a non fiction book

A great way to spend some time is to read about a subject

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Read a book

From fantasy to reality, reading a book is a great way to spend

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Make Sun catchers

Here is a really fun and easy activity to do with the kids.

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Sew a Bird

Invite your children to sew a bird.

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Make a paper airplane

Craft a single piece of paper into a plane to fly for distance,

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Silk Tie Dyed Eggs

These make amazing one-of-a-kind designs.

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Gold Leafing

Gold leafing takes the ordinary to extraordinary and the extraordinary to priceless.

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Build Model Ships

So “fly the spinnaker” and “douse the jib”, you ole sea dog! And

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Gingerbread House Day, December 12

Decorating a gingerbread house is a fun christmas tradition. Bake up your own

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Make A Candy Bouquet

A candy bouquet is a very sweet way to say “I have been

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Make popsicle stick art

Become your own architect using popsicle sticks

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Make egg carton animals

Don’t throw away that egg carton! It’s great for crafts, especially when it

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Try Flower Arranging

With a little practice, you may become a super florist—a real gardenista.

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Try Calligraphy

Art In Motion – Can there be a more exquisite combination of beauty

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Create A Wall-Hanging – An Expression Of You

The walls in your house are sometimes not just walls. With a little

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Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

Decorate your eggs with colors created from various foods and spices.

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Colored Easter Eggs with Melted Crayon

Use melted crayola crayon to color warm hard boiled easter eggs instead of

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Decorate Easter Eggs

Decorating Easter eggs is a fun and creative for all ages. They can

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Make Paper Snowfakes

A classic chirstmas decoration craft. Decorate your home, the christmas tree and even

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Hand Shadow Puppetry

With just your two hands, a bright light, a wall, and a few

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Read an eBook

ebooks are light weight, portable and ready when you are.

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Try glass blowing

Glassblowing is a glassforming technique that involves inflating molten glass into a bubble

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Make a Cristmas Wreath

Add a festive touch to your home with a Christmas wreath or make

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Make a Themed Christmas Tree

This year switch from your traditional decorations and go with a theme. Go

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Car Wash Mitt Monster Puppets

Easy to make monster puppets.

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Try pottery

Pottery is made by forming a ceramic (often clay) body into objects of

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Take a ceramics class

Find a local ceramics or pottery class. Make a purple turtle with the

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Make pottery

Make pottery.

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Make ceramics

Make ceramics.

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Take an Etching class

Take an Etching class.

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Etch your glassware

Etch your glassware.

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Engrave some metal

Engrave some metal.

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Emboss some invitations

Emboss some invitations.

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Try glass bead making

Make beautiful glass beads using left over glass from around the house or

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Try engraving some metal

Engraving is the practice of incising a design onto a hard, usually flat

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Try embroidery

Embroidery is the handicraft of decorating fabric or other materials using a needle

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Try embossing

Embossing and debossing are the processes of creating either raised or recessed relief

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Make some origami

Origami (折り紙, from ori meaning “folding”, and kami meaning “paper” (kami changes to

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Build models

Build a replica military plane or a model train set adn so much

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