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Japanese Lanterns

While away a snow day creating a light and lovely lantern inspired by Japanese art. Just like snowflakes, no two lanterns are alike. Artists can elaborate, adding their own fancy designs.   What you need: Sheet of 8 1/2 x…

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Celestial Mobile

Let the season inspire you! Display your creation at home, or delight someone special with a homemade gift.   What you need: • Construction paper, craft paper, stiff giftwrap, magazine pages • Pencil, glue or tape, scissors, needle • A…

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Natural Fall Collage

The fun of this project is ultimately rooted in its flexibility. Just gathering up supplies from around the house or backyard will be a unique adventure for the kids.   What you need: • Items in nature or recycled materials:…

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Whale-Done Art

What you need: • Two large pieces of cotton or felt fabric • Scissors • A pencil or pen • Fabric glue, needle and thread, stapler, or low-temp hot glue gun. (There are several ways to connect the two pieces of fabric…

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Canopic Jars

In Ancient Egypt, canopic jars were used during the mummification process to store and protect human organs for the afterlife. The lids were often designed with heads, made to represent one of the four sons of the god, Horus. Design…

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All That Glitters

What you need: • Blue construction paper • Dark crayon or marker • Scissors • Gold glitter • Bottle of clear-drying glue   What you do: 1. Fold a piece of blue construction paper in half lengthwise. 2. Using a…

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Gifts that Rock!

Whether you start with a stone and finish with a paperweight, or go a more practical direction and work with soap, you’re sure to have a unique felted treasure perfect for giving.   What you need: • Bar of soap…

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Easy, Chunky Guacamole

Don't fear the fruit! Avocados provide nearly twenty essential vitamins and nutrients, including potassium and fiber. Plus, anyone who’s ever been to Moe’s knows: Guacamole is just plain fun to say! What you need: • 2 large avocados, halved •…

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Tell Your Story

Hundreds of years ago, the Native Americans of the Plains recorded their memories and told stories by painting scenes on the hides of the buffalo – the animal on which they depended. Use this creative technique to chronicle your own…

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Festival Light String

Create your own strand of party lights using recycled plastic bottles and the work of designer and businessman, Louis Comfort Tiffany, as inspiration.   What you need: Cylindrical plastic bottles of any size and color Scissors or mat knife Permanent…

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