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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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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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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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Tags: Paper Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Sidewalk Chalk Activities…

May 20th, 2011 · 10 Comments

So we made some giant rainbow sidewalk chalk for Homespun Threads Summer Soireei… You have to click on the button to find out how!!! They turned out great and we had such fun making them that we made a whole batch of chalks… And now what to do with them… I thought I would share […]

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