Tree Topper

Lexus & Jesse, Age 11, have a fun holiday craft you can do! Place this star on top of your tree, hang it as a decoration in a window, or about anywhere you’d like some holiday cheer!

What You Need!

  • cardboard
  • pencil
  • scissors
  • tinfoil
  • toilet paper roll
  • tape or stapler
  • hot glue (with an adult’s assistance)
  • decorations (beads, candy, glitter, foamies, stickers, macaroni, buttons)

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Origami Bookmark

160916_1Create your own cute monster bookmarks. You can use origami paper or cut a square out of construction paper that is the same width and height. Japanese traditional origami paper is 15 cm in height and 15 cm in width. But this craft works for any square piece of paper.

What You Need!

  • square construction paper (that is the same height and width) or origami paper
  • glue
  • scissors
  • felt markers or crayons
  • other colored construction paper for the face etc.
  • foam pieces, beads or any other decoration that isn’t too thick (optional)

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Tube Cabin Craft

090816_12James has another easy craft for you! Create your own little campground or tube town using toilet paper rolls. You might find a few to use from the bathroom garbage can or recycling bin.

What You Need!

  • construction paper
  • pencil crayons
  • glue stick or hot glue (ask an adult for assistance)
  • scotch tape
  • scissors
  • felt pens
  • foam or felt pieces, beads etc.

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Bumble Bee Craft

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Here’s a something fun to make out of a toilet paper roll and an old sock!

What You Need!

  • toilet paper roll
  • yellow and orange construction paper (or what you have)
  • black felt marker, crayon or black construction paper
  • 2 black pipe cleaners
  • old black sock
  • another old sock
  • buttons, beads, googly eyes or other
  • glue stick and/or hot glue (with an adult’s assistance)

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Odds n’ Ends Craft

oddscraft_webHere is a fun craft you can make with odds n’ ends that are around the house or in your craft box. If you don’t have the exact item that you see displayed, you can use something else instead and create your own art piece!

What You Need!

  • 3-4 colors of construction paper
  • glue stick
  • scissors
  • Odds n’ Ends: feathers, yarn, buttons, clothes pins, pompoms, beans, toothpicks, foam chips, ribbon, fabric, felt pieces, string, sparkle glue, confetti, sequins, beads and any other ideas you have! Continue reading