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Bandanna Party

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If you're planning a child's celebration, creating a theme from scratch can be as simple as selecting fun paper and rubber stamps. Bandanna and dot patterns create a festive and fun celebration that's perfect for children of all ages.
Materials
  • Goody bags
  • Screw punch
  • Paper
  • Ribbon
  • Baker's Twine
  • Scisssors
  • Tape
  • Starburst craft punch
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Photo Button Box

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Potato-Print Baby Clothes

Steps:26
Sometimes, the most ordinary items can be used to create extraordinary results. By using some humble potato prints, you can create one-of-a-kind fashions that your kids will love.
Materials
  • Potatoes (white potatoes, russets, or red potatoes)
  • Permanent fabric paint
  • Sharp knives
  • Foam brushes
  • Paintbrushes in various sizes
  • Cutting board
  • Forks
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Paper towels
  • Child-size hangers
  • Melon baller
  • Fine brushes
  • One-piece or prewashed T-shirts
  • Ironing board
  • Iron
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Magical Beans Mosaic

Steps:4
Other Ideas:
Crafting and DIY, Paper
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Halloween Crackers

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Trick-or-treaters will arrive at your door in droves when you put a new twist on a traditional Christmas treat and create Halloween crackers.
Materials
  • Paper-towel roll, cut in half
  • Crepe paper in assorted colors
  • Double-sided tape
  • Scissors
  • Plastic spider rings
  • Assorted candies, such as jellybeans, sour balls, and candy corn
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Papier-Mache Hot Air Balloons

Steps:8
The sky is the limit with these charming papier-mache balloons: Use them at children's parties, baby showers, nurseries, or any place your decor needs a lift.
Materials
  • 12-inch balloon
  • Large bowl
  • Newspaper
  • Half-water/half-white-glue mixture
  • Scissors
  • Sandpaper
  • 1/4-inch tape
  • Craft paint in 3 to 4 colors
  • Paintbrush
  • 1/4-inch ribbon
  • Fabric glue
  • Paper cup
  • Pencil
  • 1/4-inch hole punch
  • Scrap of pom-pom trim
  • Monofilament
  • Small 2-inch scrap of dowel or piece of wood
  • Wooden bead
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Natural Beauty Snowman

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Haunted Halloween Village

Steps:8
Materials
  • Pumpkin
  • Knife, for carving
  • Spoon or ice cream scoop
  • China marker
  • Utility knife, straight-blade knife, or small saw
  • Cheesecloth
  • Toothpick
  • Construction paper (optional)
  • Wire (optional)
  • Double-sided tape
  • Small Halloween toys (optional)
  • Fine-gauge or copper wire
  • Votive candle
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