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Kids' birthday party

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Fishing Party Invitation

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A fishing-themed party that includes the invitations shown here, gummy-worm decorations, favors, a wooden-fish painting project, and a fish-shaped chocolate cake studded with candy wafers is sure to make a big splash.
Materials
  • No. 4 fishhook
  • Wire cutters
  • Rectangular eraser
  • Fine ballpoint pen
  • Utility knife
  • Photocopied image of a fish
  • Colored stock paper and matching envelopes
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Ink pad
  • Rug needle, nail, or small hole punch
  • Waxed thread
  • Gummy worms
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Halloween Party Picks

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Noisemakers

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Wax Animals and Trees

Steps:4
For any of these projects, you need only master a few basic techniques. Find 8 1/2-by-16 3/4-inch sheets of beeswax-and many of the other materials-at crafts stores. Store leftover sheets and your creations in a cool, dry place.
Materials
  • Colored beeswax sheets
  • Baking sheet
  • Hair dryer
  • Metal cookie cutters
  • Cotton wicking
  • Cocktail picks
  • Flat toothpicks
  • Silver cord
  • Thumbtack
  • Utility knife
  • Ruler
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Amazing Science Projects: Hands Free Inflation

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Candy Necklace Trim

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Baby Face Clock

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TNT Candy Sticks

Steps:6
These adorable treats resemble sticks of dynamite. They are the perfect party treat or favor for an Old West-themed birthday celebration.
Materials
  • Seven 5-inch red stick candies
  • Scissors
  • Black licorice
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Sponge Ball

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