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More Puppets: Spoon Puppets and Plenty of People…

June 16th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Supposing you have made a farmer, and a famers wife puppet earlier in the week and you fully intend to put on a show… then you may want to make some kids for your farmer and his wife. We made a bunch of spoon people. Let’s Meet the Players: Fabric scraps Spoons Markers Pipecleaners Project […]

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The Farmer Needs a Wife…

June 15th, 2011 · 2 Comments

On with our puppet project … the farmer sure needs a wife, here she is: Let’s Meet The Players: Fabric scraps Cardboard white project glue, slightly diluted with water, for easier use. A skewer Let’s Play The Game: Select the fabric you want for your farmers wife and cut out the pieces of fabric. Paint […]

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Tags: Fabric Crafts · People/Puppet Crafts · Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

How to Make A Farmer Puppet… Out of A Soda Bottle…

June 14th, 2011 · 8 Comments

Meet our Farmer puppet… Let’s Meet The Players: For the head: A small balloon, we used a water bomb balloon. Wall paper paste glue. Strips of newspaper. For the body: An empty soda bottle. A skewer. Some fabric scraps. Some white project glue, slightly diluted so that it is easier to spread. Let’s Play the […]

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Saturday Spot: It’s Show Time… A Puppet Stage and The Breakfast Show…

June 13th, 2011 · 9 Comments

One of the the things on our rapidly growing list of things to do in Winter… was “Show Time”: And we have been going a bit puppet mad over here just lately… and just supposing you wanted to see us making puppets then this is the week to watch the Expresso Show on SABC3… because […]

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How to Illustrate a Book in Se7en Steps, Augustus and His Smile…

June 10th, 2011 · 6 Comments

While the Crafty Crow is having a month of book loving we have been loving books ourselves. One of our favorite, favorite picture books is: Augustus and His Smile. He pops up all over the place… Even climbing out of the recycling bin… So we decided to do some book illustration…. We began with some […]

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Tags: Book Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Welcomes The Crafty Crow…

June 10th, 2011 · 9 Comments

The Crafty Crow is hosting a couple of weeks of the most fabulous book crafts!!! Some of the cutest crafts I have ever seen are being posted daily over there right now!!! Meanwhile if you would like to know how to make a Stick Man Puppet… From the brilliant book Then head straight over to […]

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Tags: Outdoors · People/Puppet Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Fabulous Fish of the Woven Variety…

June 10th, 2011 · 11 Comments

Yesterday was World Oceans Day… And an easy paper weaving project helped us celebrate. I had visions of spending a couple of hours rock pooling but it was just too freezing for the beach so we headed for the local shark center… to have a look at the baby sharks in their tank… We had […]

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