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- Materials: sheet magnets, straight edge knife, construction paper patterns (frame di-cut shapes are good but you can make your own by cutting out a shape and then cutting the inside out so that a picture "peaks" through), glue, beads, small shells or colored rocks, tiny silk flowers, etc.
- Glue the patterns on the magnet sheets.
- Cut the along the outer edge of the patters and then cut the inside out using the straight-edge knife.
- Glue on the decorations (shells, beads, etc.).
- Place a picture under the frame and cut to fit.
- Materials: 2 paper plates (duh) per tamborine, markers, pinto beans, tape or a stapler.
- Decorate the plates with markers.
- Place a plate on the table and cover with pinto beans.
- Staple the 2nd plate on top of the other.
- Materials: yarn, cardboard, hole punch, scissors, cup (for tracing), butcher paper or construction paper.
- Use the cup to trace circles on the cardboard and the construction paper(use both ends of the cup for 2 sizes).
- Glue paper circles on both sides of the cardboard circles.
- Use the hole punch to punch a hole in the circles.
- String the circles through the holes with a length of yarn.
- Tie the two ends together.
- Materials: white unlined paper, plain small white envelopes, ink & stamps of cute animals or bugs, colored pencils.
- Stamp the bug or animal at the top of the white paper or along the sides and on the back of the envelope on the flap.
- Color with colored pencils.
- Materials: pink or white construction paper, pipe cleaners, strong tape, stapler.
- Cut 1 1/2" strips of construction paper to be the head band.
- Draw long bunny ears with a marker and then cut these out.
- Staple strip(s) ends together so that they fit around the child's head.
- Staple or glue the ears on the headband.
- Tape a pipe cleaner behind each ear and to the headband so that the ears stand up.
Eventually, I hope to have some pictures to better illustrate the art projects.
Did you notice that the home page button has a mouse-over trick? Neat, huh? Well, I am not near clever enough to do that on my own!! I got the code from Nana Ellen's studio. Click the mouse for this background and mouse over code.