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This autumn, inspire children to incorporate seasonal symbols such as leaves, apples, pumpkins, and ghosts into their craft projects.
These harvest-time dolls are understated, easy to make even for children, and truly ingenious -- requiring not much more than some husks, twine, glue, and felt.
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Lovely leaf collages help smooth the transition from lazy outdoor summer days to life among the ABCs.
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Kids will have a ball painting stripes on these butternut squash bowling pins. Afterward, they can bowl right on the lawn.
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With the start of the new school year, the secret to overcoming writers' block is a pencil so marvelous that kids can't help but pick it up and start scribbling.
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Little football fans can create their own fluffy pom-poms out of tissue paper.
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It's a big moment when a kid gets his first textbook. Help your child design custom covers with heavy construction paper, road maps, or even wrapping paper. They're just as good at protecting books from bumps, scratches, or drippy servings of cheese fries.
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Craft a ghostly necklace using simple supplies.
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Tree rubbings can be done directly in a field notebook using the side of a colored pencil or a crayon. Bark results in textured patterns, while leaves reveal distinctive vein structures. The rubbings can be displayed at home in small frames.