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Paper mache for kids

Paper mache literally means "chewed paper" in French.  The traditional method for making paper mache is soaking strips of paper in glue/paste and then placing them over a base/mould.  Once the paper mache is dry, it can be decorated with paints. ** IMPORTANT ** Make sure the glue is completely dry before painting your paper… Continue reading Paper mache for kids

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Fun with buttons!

Photo credits: Fireflies and mud pies, I heart naptime, A crafty living, Crazy little projects, Just Deanna, Mess for less Buttons are a wonderful craft material, because they can be used for so many different projects and activities, including: button art bookmarks tic tac toe games counting games fine motor skills practice jewellery & hair accessories… Continue reading Fun with buttons!

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Kid friendly Mother’s Day crafts

Here are some of our favourite Mother's Day crafts that are fun and easy for kids to make, including: hand print, fingerprint and footprint crafts jewellery nature art and crafts paper crafts Hand print, fingerprint and footprint crafts Painted hand bouquet from The trendy treehouse Fingerprint flower pot craft from Crafty morning Fingerprint heart keepsake… Continue reading Kid friendly Mother’s Day crafts