Sticks & Stones: 5 Outdoor Craft Ideas for Kids
Crafting with natural materials provides a wonderful excuse to get outside and explore. (Plus, the supplies are free!) These rustic projects will inspire plenty of fresh-air activity as your kids search for the perfect rocks and branches to paint, wrap, weave, and arrange just so.
Easy kids craft tutorial
On friday we went to the beach. We collected all kinds of beautiful seashells. So yesterday, we were at home with a big box of shells, and no idea what to do with them. So we took out the clay (the cheap, air-drying kind from Hema) and rolled it flat, used a cookie cutterto cut out hearts and pressed the shells in them. And voilà! Decorative and easy! The perfect kids craft for a rainy summer day! The artist herself was proud of her work and didn't mind posing for a picture for mommy's…
salt dough - 2 cups flour, 1 cup salt, cold water. Mix until has consistency of play dough. bake at 250 for 2 hours, then cool and paint….good recipe for thumbprint pendants.
Salt dough projects. 1 cup flour 1/2 cup sat 1/2 cup water Mix till its a dough, this is good to mix with your hands. (Kids play!!) Roll our, Mold, hanger holes, bake Bake for 2 hour at 250° Cool paint with acrylic, seal with modge podge spray when dry. Trouble shooting : If its to sticky add four to hard and cracky add water.
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Christmas Crafting in No Time
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Salt Dough Ornies
Em and I have spent the past two weeks getting together and crafting... It has been great fun! This week we made salt dough ornies! Of course we stuck with a fall theme! Pumpkins, candy corn, and acorns! I love how they turned out! I think I am going to decorate a FALL tree, like my Valentine one... Salt Dough Recipe: 1 cup salt 2 cups flour 1 cup water Mix well, form ornies, place on a cookie sheet bake 325 degrees for 1 1/2 hours. * Added, form the dough, bake it and paint it afterwards.