Art with Alyssa: DIY Menorah Craft

Art with Alyssa: DIY Menorah Craft

Get the kids involved in decorating for Hanukkah by designing a menorah with wooden blocks. Discussion Points for Parents/Teachers Talk about Hanukkah family traditions. Talk about the symbols . . .

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Thankful Jars

Thankful Jars

Start a new family tradition by filling a decorated jar full of thanks. Expressing gratitude is (or should be) a year-round activity! Using a thankful jar at Thanksgiving? Give each guest one or mo . . .

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Thanksgiving Turkey Table Toppers

Thanksgiving Turkey Table Toppers

Decorate the Thanksgiving table or mantle with cute turkeys made from water bottles and simple household items. Fun Thanksgiving craft for kids!Supplies: Package of coffee filtersPlastic water bottl . . .

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Thanksgiving Table Toppers Craft

Thanksgiving Table Toppers Craft

Make this Thanksgiving extra special by crafting these super cute tabletop decorations! Tools and Supplies For All Four Projects: 4 empty food canisters (from snacks, nuts, coffee, pet treats, etc. . . .

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Pilgrim Hat Crayon Holders

Pilgrim Hat Crayon Holders

These cute crayon holders are perfect for the kids’ table, covered with butcher paper. The kids can draw, doodle and write about the things for which they are thankful. Thank you to Deborah at Sup . . .

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Thanksgiving Napkin Holder

Thanksgiving Napkin Holder

Here’s one turkey who won’t mind being at the Thanksgiving table; since he’ll make himself useful by holding extra Holiday napkins, he won’t have to worry about ending up on a dinner plate! . . .

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Thankful Turkey Thanksgiving Craft

Thankful Turkey Thanksgiving Craft

These tiny turkeys are a great Thanksgiving activity. Make them ahead of the holiday, or as a way to pass the time while dinner cooks. Quick and cute, they are a fun way for kids and adults to displ . . .

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Fall Flowers

Fall Flowers

This DIY fall craft is easy, fun, and makes the perfect centerpiece for Thanksgiving or any autumn meal! Supplies:  Sheets of colored tissue paperNewspaper pagesScissorsClear tape Here's Ho . . .

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Art with Alyssa: DIY Fall Leaves

Art with Alyssa: DIY Fall Leaves

Celebrate the season by making fall leaves with a DIY printing plate made from Styrofoam. Print leaves onto paper just for fun or get creative and use the printing plate to make thank you cards, place . . .

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Art with Alyssa: Nature's Paintbrushes

Art with Alyssa: Nature's Paintbrushes

Create beautiful outdoor art using homemade paintbrushes from plants and items found in nature.Tips for Teachers/ParentsTeach children to respect living plants and only use found or discarded flower . . .

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Art with Alyssa: Alebrijes, Mexican Folk Art Sculptures

Art with Alyssa: Alebrijes, Mexican Folk Art Sculptures

Alebrijes, familiar to those who have seen the movie “Coco,” are brightly colored Mexican folk art sculptures—mythical creatures with body parts from varying animals. Although not related to D . . .

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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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