How to Make a Button Leprechaun for St. Patrick’s Day

How to Make a Button LeprechaunSt. Patrick’s Day is coming up in less than 2 weeks. So, with that being said…. I thought that we could work on a fun craft in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. In this post I will show you how to make a Button Leprechaun. A Leprechaun is supposed to be a fairy type of being that takes the shape of an old man…. he usually wears a green jacket. a Leprechaun is popular in Irish folklore. So, in preparation of the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day Holiday let’s get this craft started.

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How to Make Chalk Sculptures

How to Make Chalk SculpturesI have a fun and creative craft for you today. I’m going to show you how to make Chalk Sculptures simply with a pin and some blackboard chalk. I give you some examples of things to make with your chalk sculptures, but please feel free to use your imagination to make whatever you would like with your chalk sculptures. The choices are virtually endless of the things you can make. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make a Layered Paper Doll

Today I’m going to show you how to make a Layered Paper Doll. This craft can be made with any character you would like. For purposes of explaining this tutorial I will show you how to make this Layered Paper Doll using a Beauty and the Beast Character…. Belle. Once you know the technique of how this is done you can do this to any character. This craft is a lot of fun, so grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make an “I Don’t Want to Stay Down” Doll

Today I’m going to show you how to make a traditional Romanian Toy. It is called a “Hopa Mitica” Doll. But, we will call it an “I Don’t Want to Stay Down” Doll because this doll will not stay down. When you try to lay it down it will pop right back up. It’s a cute, funny toy that will be a ton of fun to make…. almost as much fun as it will be playing with the Doll. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started with the crafting fun.

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How to Make a Kokeshi Doll

Kokeshi are Japanese dolls, originally from northern Japan. They are handmade from wood, have a simple trunk and an enlarged head with a few thin, painted lines to define the face. One characteristic of kokeshi Dolls is their lack of arms or legs. So, with that being said…. today I’m going to show you how to make a Kokeshi Doll. It will be a lot of fun…. almost as much fun as it will be showing to people the Kokeshi Doll you made yourself. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make a Pair of Doll Earrings

I have a fun craft for the girls today. I’m going to show you how to make a Pair of Doll Earrings. These earrings turn out so cute…. they really are fun and playful. These earrings are simply made from a few pieces of ribbon, some crystals and a few other materials. They are simple, but trust me the craft is fun. The Doll Earrings turn out looking like little tiny rag dolls…. just adorable. So, grab the materials needed and meet me back here so we can get started.

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How to Make a Multicultural Kids Around Earth Craft for Martin Luther King Day

Multicultural Kids Around Earth Craft for Martin Luther King Day Martin Luther King Day is this Monday. The Martin Luther King Day Holiday represents what he taught us…. equality in all people…. no matter what color their skin is. That is an amazing thing. So, today we will be honoring Martin Luther King and all he taught us… by making a craft for this Holiday. So, in this post I will be showing you how to make a Multicultural Kids Around Earth craft for Martin Luther King Day. The craft is a lot of fun and has tons of meaning. So, let’s get started, shall we…

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How to Make a Paper Kids Holding Hands Craft for Martin Luther King Day

How to Make a Paper Kids Holding Hands for Martin Luther King Day I have a great craft to share with you today. I’m going to show you how to make a Paper Kids Holding Hands craft for Martin Luther King Day. Martin Luther King Day is about remembering Martin Luther King and what he was all about. This craft is a great way to honor Martin Luther King and to remind the children what the holiday is all about. Today’s craft reminds us that no matter what we look like…. no matter the color of our skin we should all be created equal. So, in honor of that and Martin Luther King let’s make today’s craft together. So, gather up the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make a Nativity Scene for Christmas

How to Make a Nativity Scene for ChristmasAll week long I have been showing you how to make the characters for a Nativity Scene. Well, today you are going to set up your Nativity Scene complete with basket. You have been working hard and today you are going to get to see the results of all your hard work. If you need to still complete the Nativity character crafts…. not a problem. I have all the crafts for the Nativity characters below. So, let’s complete the Nativity Scene for Christmas, shall we….

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How to Weave Mary and Joseph for a Nativity Scene

How to Weave Mary and Joseph for a Nativity SceneFor the past few days I have been showing you how to weave different characters for a Nativity Scene. First, I showed you how to Weave the 3 Wise Men. Next, I showed you how to Weave a Baby Jesus. Today I’m going to continue showing you how to weave a Nativity Scene by showing you how to Weave Mary and Joseph. So, let’s get started.

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How to Weave a Baby Jesus and Cradle for a Nativity Scene

How to Weave a Baby Jesus and Cradle for a Nativity SceneYesterday I showed you how to Weave the 3 Wise Men for a Nativity Scene…. well, today I’m going to continue the weaving fun by showing you how to Weave a Baby Jesus and Cradle. Imagine how proud you will be to have made an entire Nativity Scene yourself… so proud!! So, let’s get started.

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How to Weave the 3 Wise Men for a Nativity Scene

How to Weave the 3 Wise Men for a Nativity SceneToday I have a great craft perfect for the Christmas Holiday Season. I am going to show you how to Weave the 3 Wise Men for a Nativity Scene. There are a lot of steps to this craft, but I don’t want you to be intimidated by that. The craft isn’t too complicated…. there are just a lot of steps because I wanted to be detailed in my instructions for you. And, keep an eye out… I will be showing you how to Weave a Baby Jesus for this Nativity Scene in the next day or so too.

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How to Make Egg Head Christmas People

Image005I have a fun craft for you today. I’m going to show you how to make Egg Head Christmas People out of egg shells. You can even make an entire series of egg people…Use your creativity to make angels, shepherds, Mary and Joseph. These make great tabletop Christmas decorations…. so make a few. Let’s get started.

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How to Make an Indian Boy out of Paper with Printable Foldable Papercraft

How to Make an Indian Boy out of PaperThe Indians were an important part of the first Thanksgiving. After all, if it wasn’t for the Indians the Pilgrims wouldn’t have had such a wonderful Harvest back in 1621. And, if there was no harvest there would have been no Thanksgiving. The Indians taught the Pilgrims how, what and where to plant the food. So, today I’m going to show you how to make an Indian Boy out of Paper.

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How to Make a Pilgrim Boy out of Paper with Printable Foldable Papercraft

How to Make a Pilgrim Boy out of PaperI have a paper craft that is perfect for kids of all ages…. even the youngest of children. In this post I’m going to show you how to make a Pilgrim Boy out of Paper. Just use the included template, cut and paste… that’s it. And, don’t be fooled by the ease of this craft…. it is still a ton of fun Keep an eye out for other Thanksgiving paper crafts as I will be showing you how to make a Pilgrim girl, Indian boy and even an Indian girl.

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How to Make Paper Sculptures – Drawing with Paper

How to Make Paper Sculptures – 3 Techniques If children have not had much experience with 3-dimensional work, you can introduce them to paper sculpture through “drawing” with strips of paper. This method can be the basis for developing an understanding of sculpture, or form in space. Since children are familiar with line drawing, the transition to drawing in space would be logical. Strips of construction paper, cut to one inch widths on the paper cutter, can be made in advance. Demonstrate how a strip can be a straight line, a curved line, or by folding the strip it can be a zig-zag line. Everyone can try it and see how many different kinds of lines they can make. A line can enclose space so that basic geometric shapes —triangles, circles and squares—can be formed. These outline shapes can be combined with scotch tape, paste, or with a stapler. What can we make with these shapes?

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