Top Ten CraftsforKids Articles

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1. Make Coasters with Tiles
Make a last minute gift - Making coasters from small bathroom tiles can be as involved or as simple as you wish it to be. There is a way to make the same gift for everyone and yet it can be creative and special and just the right gift for each person.

2. Scribble Art - book review
Are you an art teacher? Or a mom who wants to keep her children busy? Do you like kids to be able to work independently or with just a little direction and help on their way to the creative process?

3. Thanksgiving or Not
Create together and make a fun activity to encourage discussions as you prepare for Thanksgiving. Make this with your kids and then play the game.

4. Make a Gathering Pouch
November is American Indian Heritage Month. Some tribes of Indians used pouches to gather food and other materials needed for their day-to-day lives. Your children can make their own pouches.

5. Make a Leaf Mobile
The leaves turn beautiful colors in the fall. It is fun to take a walk to collect different types and colors of leaves. This is just one fun project to do with the leaves that are collected. A great activity for the classroom or as a family activity.

6. Alphabet Party
An alphabet party is the perfect activity to celebrate the school year. Or perhaps you are looking for a fun activity to do with your children during the summer to make sure they haven’t forgotten the alphabet.

7. Huichol Indian Yarn Paintings
Stories and myths in paintings of yarn help them retain their cultural identity.

8. Make a Family Tree
National Family Week is celebrated the week of Thanksgiving, but summer is a time when many of us see our relatives. Does your family have a family reunion planned? Try to collect pictures of your relatives.

9. What is a Cornucopia?
In the United States, Thanksgiving is celebrated the fourth Thursday of November. Thanksgiving is a good time to make a cornucopia – but what is a cornucopia?

10. Postcards from Hawaii
The third Friday in August is Admission Day in Hawaii. It celebrates Hawaii’s admission to the Union on August 21st, 1959. Make some postcards to celebrate and learn about Hawaii.



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