Art with Alyssa: DIY Lorax Puppets & Theater

Art with Alyssa: DIY Lorax Puppets & Theater

Inspired by Dr. Seuss’ lovable and courageous storybook character, craft your own Lorax stick puppets and puppet theater! This fun project is a great springboard for conversation with kids — and . . .

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Summer Sun Craft

Summer Sun Craft

Brighten up a sunny summer day (or a Cinco de Mayo celebration) with colorful smiling suns!Supplies Paper plate (white or colored;small or large) Scraps of yarn White glue Pencil Scissors Bu . . .

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Make A Schultuete for the First Day of School

Make A Schultuete for the First Day of School

Welcome your children to the new school year by presenting them with a schultuete (pronounced shool-too-tuh) on their first day of school. A 200-year-old German tradition, a schultuete is a cone-shape . . .

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Sunflower Bowers and Bean Tipis Guarantee Garden Fun

Sunflower Bowers and Bean Tipis Guarantee Garden Fun

It is an ideal family project to create a sunflower playhouse or garden tipi (teepee) that your kids will fill with tea parties, quiet moments of book reading and feats of derring-do as they keep drag . . .

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Art with Alyssa: Paper Bag Memory Books

Art with Alyssa: Paper Bag Memory Books

Create a unique memory book to save special keepsakes and photos—and to reminisce about all the fun you had this summer!Discussion Points for Parents/Teachers Talk about your favorite summer me . . .

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Art with Alyssa: Recycled Paper Bowl

Art with Alyssa: Recycled Paper Bowl

Not sure what to do with all those old magazines? Get creative and turn the pages into paper bowls or coasters! This is a great project to celebrate Earth Day – or just a fun way to spend a lazy a . . .

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