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Entries Tagged as 'People/Puppet Crafts'

Owl Books – Post 2: Pet Rocks.

September 23rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

The Latest Craze: These have taken over our house and can be found guarding the entrance way, hidden under beds, lurking on book shelves and so on… Big or small: we make them all. Here’s how: you need some river stones, some white-out and a black permanent marker. Then your rock needs: A bed, a […]

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

A Flock of Felty Feathered Friends…

September 16th, 2008 · 5 Comments

We really needed something to do on yet another wintry day in Spring. So I brought out the treasure trove. Fabrics, ribbons, buttons, beads, scooby doo wires, threads and pipe cleaners. We needed scissors for snipping but I never bought out the glue or markers. It is quite unheard of to do a project without […]

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

Woven Camouflage Beasts on Safari.

September 9th, 2008 · No Comments

I was looking for a no stress, mess free craft that would keep everyone happy on a rainy afternoon. And some Safari beasts came to mind:  Hood #4 has been reading a book on camouflage for science for school:   And we have been reading stories of animals from this book :   Also, we have been […]

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

Where the Wild Things Are… Shadow Puppets.

August 26th, 2008 · 6 Comments

I have been wanting to make shadow puppets with my kids for ages but couldn’t think of a good theme – one with intricate shapes and scope for a bit of madness and experimenting… Well this morning I found them all reading: and reading: Aha!!! Wild Things…   I found some great resources for Where […]

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

Pipe-cleaner People…

August 19th, 2008 · 2 Comments

This project is a life-skill. Everyone should know how to make Pipe-cleaner people, if you teach anyone or baby sit or wait in waiting rooms or anywhere that there are idle little hands – then this is the project for you. I love no-sew fabric crafts and this is one of them. I know if […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · People/Puppet Crafts

Kids Rag Doll Craft…

July 29th, 2008 · 4 Comments

My kids just like arty crafty books and I leave tons of them lying around to inspire them. Mind you, I never promise to do any of the projects with them. I also never stop them if they are motivated to get going with something, the tools are readily available to them. In fact, I […]

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