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Sticker Easter Eggs How-To

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Animal Party Blowouts

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Kids will love to play with these adorable animal-shaped blowouts inspired by characters in children's author Matthew Van Fleet's interactive book, "Heads." Make them for a children's birthday party, and when the event is over, send each little guest home with a brand-new toy.
Materials
  • Animal templates: Alligator color
  • Animal templates: Alligator (color or black and white), Elephant (color or black and white), Tiger (color or black and white)
  • Legal paper
  • Colored pencils or crayons (optional)
  • Spray adhesive, Twin-Tack or glue stick (optional)
  • Cardstock or manila folder (optional)
  • Bone folder
  • Scissors
  • Assembly template
  • Double-sided tape
  • Blowouts
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Circle Garland

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Felted Baby Blocks

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Materials
  • Old or damaged 100-percent-wool sweaters
  • Dye- and fragrance-free detergent
  • Sweater de-fuzzing comb
  • Soft foam cubes of different sizes
  • Ruler
  • Utility knife
  • Scraps of mat board or cardboard
  • Rotary cutter
  • Perle cotton embroidery thread
  • Hand-sewing needle
  • Caged bell cat toy
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Borax Crystal Snowflakes

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Crafting and DIY
Any child can be a scientist with this fun and interactive "crystal" snowflake project from "The Martha Stewart Show" crafter Jim "Figgy" Noonan.
Materials
  • Wire cutters or scissors
  • 12-inch pipe cleaner
  • Ruler
  • Small pliers
  • 28-gauge wire
  • Craft stick
  • Borax
  • 1-quart container
  • Hot water
  • Measuring cup
  • Coffee filter
  • Food coloring (optional)
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Favors for Kids

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Other Ideas:
Party favors, Templates
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Paper Cone Basket

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Other Ideas:
Paper, Ribbons
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Santa and Snowmen Bars

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Put your littlest elves to work making the fingerprint-stamped faces.
Materials
  • Chocolate bars
  • Ivory, white, and orange text-weight paper
  • Red vellum
  • White pom-poms
  • Glue stick
  • Black, pink, and red ink pads
  • Scalloped paper coasters
  • Yarn
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