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Entries Tagged as 'Holiday Crafts'

Se7en’s Visual Diary – “What We Did Last Summer…”

March 26th, 2010 · 13 Comments

Just last week I blogged about what we did this past summer and a couple of folk asked about the Visual Diary. Well, we started this year with the usual Bang, Whizz, Fizz of a family on the go… and I needed to a way to preserve our memories in a way we could all […]

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Tags: Book Crafts · Crafts for Kids · Holiday Crafts

Se7en Hearts and Then Some More…

February 6th, 2010 · 18 Comments

It is that time of year when everywhere is going heart mad and so today we joined the fray… Scrap Heart: Because everyone needs something pretty. Make a heart shape out of florist wire (it is soft and bendy), cut fabric scraps into strips, tie them onto your heart frame, the more the merrier. Bark […]

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Se7en Do Christmas Decorating and Crafting…

December 24th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Welcome to the world of glitter and glue and pompoms and tissue paper and Christmas Crafting. And we are having a day of it!!! Today was the day of our Kids Christmas Craft Party and I know I usually invite a couple of friends over but I decided that “se7en + 1” was actually enough!!! […]

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Se7en’s Christmas Nativity…

December 24th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a Nativity and we make a fresh one every year as we read through the story… Let’s Meet The Players: All we needed this year was some fabric scraps, pegs, pipe cleaners and pompoms… Let’s Play The Game: Mary and Joseph: Some shepherds and their sheep: Three wise men and […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · Holiday Crafts · People/Puppet Crafts

Se7en Make Elf Doors…

December 17th, 2009 · 9 Comments

This is one of those crafts that my kids have wanted to make for years. While I have something elaborate in mind and… They are waiting for me to get on with it… And then they just do it themselves with some markers and cardboard. This is what they came up with, some little visitors […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · Holiday Crafts · People/Puppet Crafts

Se7en Do Christmas: Step 5 – Gift Wrapping…

December 4th, 2009 · 11 Comments

We got to work on our gift wrap. Now we like to package our gifts with a theme, and don’t faint this is such an easy activity that we can co=ordinate our gift tags and our packaging. Because our gifts are really tiny we will be able to make mini-pinata’s for our friends and if […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · Holiday Crafts · Organizing Se7en

Se7en Create an Advent Village Calendar…

December 3rd, 2009 · 16 Comments

I know we should have done this before but Advent is one of those times of year where kids are forgiving and things always take longer than you are expecting. That being said the blog world is bursting with beautifully crafted advent calendars. Have a look at Whip Up, One Pretty Thing and the Crafty […]

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