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Bubble Wands

Steps:6
Blowing the perfect bubble depends on equal parts science and magic. With a few twists of wire, you can make fantastic bubble wands and spend long, lazy days practicing your technique. The best bubble solution is 10 cups water to 4 cups dish-washing liquid, plus 1 cup Karo corn syrup.
Materials
  • Plastic-coated wire coat hangers or floral netting or plasti-coated chicken wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Needle-nose pliers
  • 8-gauge cloth-covered wire
  • Tin can
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Office Supply Crafts: Duct-Tape Accesories

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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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Office Supply Crafts: Collector Book

Steps:2
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Popsicle Stick House

Steps:8
Other Ideas:
Building, Popsicle sticks, Wood
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Inventor Saul Griffith

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Repurposing Kids' Art

Steps:2
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Office Supply Crafts: Key-Tag Jewelry

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Popsicle Stick Tree Hotel

Steps:4
High up on a branch, a tree hotel made of popsicle sticks is the perfect structure to add to your stick village.
Materials
  • Popsicle sticks (craft sticks)
  • Cotton fabric
  • Scissors
  • Wood glue
  • Branch with twigs
  • Rocks
  • Modeling clay
  • Two pieces of string
  • Pail
  • Leaf Rose Craft Punch
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