How to Make a Colored Hands Wreath for Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day is just around the corner. Martin Luther King Day is always the 3rd Monday in January and it marks Martin Luther King’s Birthday. Well, today’s craft is in honor of Martin Luther King’s Birthday. I’m going to show you how to make a colored hands wreath for Martin Luther King Day. This craft is just perfect for the occasion, in celebration of Martin Luther King’s birthday. The colored hands represents children of different races joining hands in peace and unity. A few colored papers, a pair of scissors and a glue is what you need. So, let’s get started.

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How to Make Tin Foil Light Shows

How to Make Tin Foil Light ShowsToday I am going to show you how to have fun with light. Yep, I said light. Using pieces of tin foil and the light inside or outside….. it is reflective fun. The light reflects off the tin foil making a light show all over the walls. Or, grab a friend…. each having their own tin foil cardboard and battle one another. That is just hours of fun waiting to happen.

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How to Make Connecting Building Blocks

How to Make Connecting Building BlocksToday I’m going to show you how to make Connecting Building Blocks. These blocks are made from simple milk cartons or cream containers. This is a great way to teach young children how items can fit together. So, let’s get started.

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How To Make Hand Print Rainbows for St. Patrick’s Day Preschooler Activity

How To Make Hand Print Rainbows for St. PatrickRainbows bring smiles to faces everywhere and these hand print rainbow are very easy for children of all ages to make. This is a perfect activity for toddlers, preschoolers, and Kindergartners. They are fun to make and parents just love handprints from their children.

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Making an Alphabet Letters Memory Game from Milk Jug Caps with Printables and Instructions for Kids

Making a Memory Game from Bottle Caps with Printables and Instructions for KidsToday I will show you how to make a really cool Memory game that is great for any age child, but especially good for preschoolers and Kindergarteners who are still working on Alphabet Letters recognition. If you don’t have enough caps, you could also use coins, checkers, cardboard, or whatever else you have lying around the house.

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Make a Groundhogs Day Board Game Crafts Idea for Kids

This activity starts as a coloring page, then a craft, and finally a board game to play with friends or family. We have provided you with two templates to print out: a game board and a sheet of six movers.

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How to Make Color Wheel Spinning Toys Craft Idea for Kids

How to Make Color Wheel Spinning Toys Craft Idea for KidsThis is a good arts and crafts activity to teach kids about colors (and it is a lot of fun to play with). Kids will be so surprised when they find out that when they spin the toys, the colorful rainbow of colors turns into a charcoal gray. You can teach kids a little bit of science and lit bit of art with the use of this crafts project. Have fun.

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How to Make a Peace Handprints Flower Craft Idea for Martin Luther King Day

Think at Peace as a beautiful flower. How this flower will look like? You can make this to celebrate the great Martin Luther King Jr. on Martin Luther King Day with your child’s hand prints.

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How to Make a People Peace Dance Paper Cutout Craft for Martin Luther King Day

peace danceBecause Martin Luther King Day is approaching, I think we should remember that, even if we are looking different, we are equals and we wish for the same things in life. One of those things is PEACE. Today, Laura from Dacian Moon Handmade will be showing you how to make a Peace Dance out of paper.

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How to Make Chinese Abacus for Chinese New Year or 100th Day of School

How to Make Chinese Abacus fro Chinese New Year or 100th Day of SchoolI noticed that there are 2 holidays / events coming up – The Chinese New Year and The 100th Day of School. I think that the Chinese Abacus could be a craft to tie both of these 2 celebrations together. The Abacus uses 100 beads and was created by the Chinese people who called this calculating instrument a Swan-Pan.

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Make Easter Counting Game Craft Activities for Preschoolers & Young Kids

Here’s a fun game to learn counting this Easter. This craft can also be done as a group activity, every child makes one basket and in the end the kids can play a game of putting the right number of Easter bunnies in each basket.

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George Washington’s Camp Paper Folding Crafts Model Craft for Kids to Make for President’s Day

Presidents Day is coming up on February 15th this year (2010) and I am posting a great project for teachers to do with their classrooms full of students. This is a great group project to celebrate George Washington’s birthday. This project includes paper folding and cutting and the use of clay. See below for the instructions to make George Washington’s camp.

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The Origami Fox Box for the Beginner Paper Folder Child

fox-boxThis is a very simple paper craft and is excellent for a beginner paper folder. It doesn’t require very much skill and only uses simple folding techniques. In addition, the Fox Box is quick to make and you can hide little treasures inside, which are perfect for grab bags.

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How to Make an Alphabet Letters Tactile Guessing Game with Your Preschoolers or Autistic Children

Have the child close his eyes and feel letters to guess for Alphabet Letters Tactile Guessing Game CraftToday we are going to how to play a fun Montessori game that promotes good hand writing skills while also helping kids to learn the alphabet on their own. This is an educational, yet fun arts and craft activity for both you and your young children to do together. This crafts idea is beneficial for preschoolers, kindergarteners, as well as children who are autistic / on the spectrum / or those who have sensory disorders. (even older children enjoy it).

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