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Shadow Puppets

Steps:9
This craft is easy and fun plus it's a great way to entertain young children!
Materials
  • Polar bear
  • Muskox puppet templates
  • Black construction paper or card stock
  • Self-adhesive laminating sheets
  • Brightly colored ballpoint pen
  • Scissors
  • Craft knife
  • Screw punch
  • Adhesive Velcro tape
  • Small scrapbooking brads
  • Tape
  • Alligator clips with crimp connectors
  • Bamboo skewers
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Crafting for Spring

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Scary Window Silhouettes

Steps:3
Instead of buying plastic pumpkins and inflatable skeletons, try this simple project.
Materials
  • White letter-size paper
  • Transparency film, for plain-paper copiers
  • Photocopy machine
  • Double-sided transparent tape
  • Fluttering bat template
  • Fraidy cat template
  • Hissing cat template
  • Jack-o'-lantern template
  • Wicked witch template
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Lamb Costume

Steps:2
A first costume should be as cute and cuddly as the wearer, and one made of feathers, wool, even scales, when sewn in quilted felt, will be just that. Use the simple soft designs here to ensure that your little one is adorable in her new skin.
Materials
  • 1 sleeveless white leotard
  • Two 20-by-35-inch pieces of wool-blanket batting
  • 8-by-10-inch pieces of wool felt in black and taupe
  • A white cotton knit cap
  • White craft glue
  • Iron
  • Ear template
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Soft-Boiled-Egg Candles

Steps:5
These simple and decorative candles are the perfect addition to a spring brunch table and look like real eggs.
Materials
  • Raw brown eggs
  • Egg topper
  • Bowl
  • Soap
  • Block of white beeswax
  • Block of yellow beeswax
  • Double boiler to melt wax
  • Small spoon or melon baller
  • Skewer
  • Wicks dipped in wax
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