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Homemade Hand Puppets

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Art, Clothes, Kids
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Turkey Coloring Book Place Card

Steps:6
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Office Supply Crafts: Duct-Tape Accesories

Steps:4
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Office Supply Crafts: Bubble-Pack Purse

Steps:3
The business of being a child surely involves being creative, efficient, and productive -- in your own way, of course. Office supplies can help.
Materials
  • Bubble-pack-lined envelopes (they are coated with paper, both white and brown manila, or plastic)
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Packing tape
  • Paper fasteners 
  • Stickers or self-adhesive plastic business-card sleeves and business cards
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No-Sew Costume: Raven Bird Costume

Steps:4
A bib, a bustle, a beak, and thou: Wearing this plumed raven costume, you'll be poised to swoop all night.
Materials
  • Black felt
  • Hot glue
  • Grosgain ribbon
  • Coq feathers
  • Black satin ribbon
  • Heavy black tulle
  • Stapler
  • Safety pin
  • Velour paper
  • Construction paper
  • Hole punch
  • Black eyelets (optional)
  • Black shoestring elastic
  • Feather and felt raven costume template
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Raven Costume

Steps:2
Our stark yet stylized bird costume is easily put together with just a few simple embellishments attached to an ordinary black hoodie. The hooked beak is made of stiff black felt, as are the mischievous eyes. Feathery fringe sewn on the arms creates tufted wings; feathers arranged around the eyes give the raven a tousled look.
Materials
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Stiff black felt
  • Yellow felt
  • White felt
  • Feathered fringe
  • Fabric glue
  • Plain black hooded sweatshirt
  • Dark pants and shoes
  • Beak Template
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Cat and Kitten Makeup

Steps:7
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