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Here are the top ten articles for the Crafts for Kids Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. Make a Family Tree Mobile
Enjoy the season when you gather together for a big family dinner and take lots of pictures. Then...Make a leaf mobile with family pictures to celebrate your wonderful family.
4. Huichol Indian Yarn Paintings
Stories and myths in paintings of yarn help them retain their cultural identity.
5. 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.
6. Crafts for Canada Day – July 1st
In Canada they sometimes refer to Canada Day as “Canada’s Birthday”, but long ago it was called Dominion Day.
7. The Egyptians - Crafts from the Past - Book Review
Are you studying Egypt in school right now? This book will help you understand and appreciate the beauty and priceless relics from Egypt. By following the instructions you can make elegant objects based on many different Egyptian artifacts.
8. Collage Game
Children love to spend time experimenting with different textures. Playing the collage game is definitely a way for them to have fun while learning. Make your own dice to add fun to the game.
9. Make Fuzzy and Ugly Monsters
You can make a monster out of a fast-food sandwich container and dryer lint. Because he is a little fuzzy and a little bit ugly you can call him the Fuzzug Monster. With his very BIG mouth he just might want to gobble up your little brothers.
10. Painting Gourds
In most areas of the country, gourds are available for sale in grocery stores or farmers markets during autumn. You can help the children prepare for an ”ART SHOW ” by making gorgeous gourd creations. This makes such a good art/craft activity for school or at home.
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