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Crafts

Halloween Candy Catchers

Halloween Candy Catcher: pumpkin front, bat, sorcerer hat.

Halloween Candy Catchers: a craft to kill time before trick-or-treating, and to limit candy-gorging when your kids are done collecting.
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Celebrate: American Fourth of July

Celebrate: American Fourth of July

While we prepare barbecues, ready our flags, and make red, white and blue cakes, the American Fourth of July is a great teachable moment for parents to let our children know how many other nations also celebrate an Independence Day.
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Make your own silly putty

Make your own silly putty

THIS recipe, however, is MUCH easier on the carpet - and the furniture, and the bedding ... and best of all, is something you can do with your kids.
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Make your own milk paint.

Make your own milk paint.

This recipe isn't exactly meant to be served as an appetizer, but if your child DOES decide to taste it, at least you won't have to call poison control.
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All-natural DIY face paint

All-natural DIY face paint

If you're in need of face paint for an event, but you're worried, and who isn't these days, about hypo-allergenic issues with children's super-sensitive skin, here's a recipe you can make yourself.
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Seven Not-So-Scary Creative Costumes

Seven Not-So-Scary Creative Costumes

.. That require little crafting, talent, skills, or time (but make you LOOK like you have all of the above.)
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Crafts: Make a Mask

Crafts: Make a Mask

This is a fun creative exercise because you can use absolutely anything to decorate with. Try macaroni, rice, cereal, torn or cut up pieces of colored paper -- anything that's not the usual sequins and feathers, although sequins and feathers are a lot of fun, too.
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Craft: Paper Houses

Craft: Paper Houses

Once your little one builds this one, encourage him or her to build their own. Have them take a look at how it's constructed -- very simply.
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Craft: Mix and Match Creature

Craft: Mix and Match Creature

What's fun about these three paper creatures is that after you color and cut out their pieces, you can mix and match their parts -- every piece fits into the same size slot.
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Craft: Situpons

I learned these way back when I was a Brownie Scout, and the basic lesson was a good one: the weaving skills, however rudimentary, came in handy when I purchased three seatless but otherwise fine porch rockers. I used clothesline and this same technique to fashion new, comfy "sit-upon" seats for them. Other grownups...
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