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Put a personal spin on a Mother's or Father's Day card: Add a photo that twirls on a string. Kids can pick their favorite snapshots of themselves and glue them back to back, or use only one and cover the other side with colorful paper. Kids can create small albums for their scrapbook, each with a story to tell -- the ones here are devoted to family and summer friends.

Stiff paper covers along with paper spines and corners give them a fancy hardcover feel. The book on top has a closure made with a paper fastener and string. These patriotic whirligigs spin in the wind and are easy for kids to make. They're tacked to clothespins, so you can clip them to anything -- like a bicycle basket. Cut two 5-inch squares in different colors from patterned paper.

Glue back-to-back; let dry. Draw diagonal lines from corner to corner. Make a 3-inch cut along each line. Fold every other point toward center; glue. Affix to clothespin with map tack. A pageful of envelopes in many sizes and colors is ideal for kids to store hard-to-glue items or keepsakes they'll want to pull out and admire, like these birthday party mementos. So the envelopes don't get sticky, remove the adhesive with a wet paper towel, and let dry.

Then glue on with flaps open, overlapping slightly. With a pencil, kids can easily draw or stencil the recipient's initial onto a card and cut it out. Punch a hole in the letter, and tie to gift with yarn or ribbon. Have a toilet paper roll? Don't toss or recycle. Instead, repurpose it instead into a party favor, packaging for holiday gifts, or packaged treats. Kiddie crafters of all ages will love getting creative with these fun and easy projects.

From block prints and jewelry to paper crafts and pom-poms, there's a DIY to delight everyone. Kids will love creating origami bunnies, dogs, and bears out of paper napkins. Swipe here for next slide. In minutes, kids can make twirlable tiny tops out of paper strips wound around a toothpick. Make a Garland of Flags! Make a garland of paper flags representing your child's favorite countries.

Help your second grader celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King with this rainbow table mat. Try hammering some plants with your kids to teach them a valuable lesson in flower science while making beautiful artwork in the process! Make a Morning Routine Book. Build good first grade reading and writing skills, as well as family peace and quiet, with this hand made story book about mornings in your home. This goofy scramble book activity will bring laughs Make a Paper Mosaic!

Introduce your young artist to this art form with this fun and creative activity, which blends arts and crafts with patterning for hidden math practice! Learn how to make marbleized paper with simple everyday ingredients in this fun activity! Your child will learn about oil and water while doing this project. Basket Weaving for Beginners. Help your child make a festive woven basket using paper bowls and yarn that is sure to please and fun to make.

Make interesting art and learn about shapes, lines and patterns by using spaghetti noodles. Get Astronomical with an Indoor Star Show! Help your young scientist celebrate the wonders of the night sky in the comfort of your own home. F is for Frog Craft. Try this goofy, first grade phonics craft that focuses on the letter "F" as in "Frog" and helps build crucial reading and spelling skills in your first grader.

Make "Stained Glass" Holiday Stars. Create a dazzling window display with cut stars with this fun first grade holiday activity. Make a Santa "Wish List" Holder. Make a Santa-shaped "wish card" holder for your child Weave Paper Thanksgiving Placemats. Thanksgiving placemats are a great craft for your kid, and a beautiful addition to the dinner table. Make Thanksgiving placemats with your kid for the holiday.

Give your kindergartener a beautiful way to say "I love you" while giving end-of-year math and writing skills a workout! Make Leaf Rubbing Gift Cards. Combine science with reading and art to help your first grader create an attractive holiday gift for a beloved friend or relative.

Make Harvest Gift Bag Clips. Help your kindergartener expand social studies and science work while creating this lovely bag clip for the holidays.

Make a Valentine Lollypop Greeting. Sure, you can go out and buy a box of Valentine cards--but for a special message try this simple craft activity to make someone's day.

Halloween Shadow Pumpkin Symmetry. Teach a lesson in the math and art with the concept of symmetry, while making a delightful cut-paper shadow pumpkin for Halloween! Create an Underwater Ocean Scene. Here's an arts and crafts activity that has your preschooler or pre-kindergartener bringing home the beach with this underwater beach scene. But first, we have to verify your age! You have to be 13 or over to proceed. Please verify your age No, I am not 13 Yes, I am 13 or over. Just grab an adult to continue.

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