Summer Sun Craft

Summer Sun Craft

Brighten up a sunny summer day (or a Cinco de Mayo celebration) with a smiling sun craft made with colorful yarn and glue. Get creative and make your own unique design!Supplies Paper plate (white . . .

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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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Flower Frame

Flower Frame

Surprise Mom this May with a frame adorned in beautiful flowers! Supplies: 1 flat unfinished frame1 color of craft paintFlower catalogs and/or home magazinesDécoupage medium (Mod Podge) or white g . . .

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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: African Maasai Family

Art with Alyssa: African Maasai Family

Celebrate diversity and families with this easy project that utilizes fabric scraps and materials you may already have. Consider framing the finished artwork and gifting it to a family member. The p . . .

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Melted Bead Suncatchers

Melted Bead Suncatchers

Melted-Bead Suncatchers Here’s a fun summer art project: Melted-bead suncatchers by Jean Van't Hul are surprisingly easy to create, but very durable. These will withstand the elements for extende . . .

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Beaded Bubble Wands

Beaded Bubble Wands

Beaded Bubble Wands Here’s a fun summer art project by Jean Van't Hul. Kids will love designing their own beaded bubble wands! This also makes a great party or play-date activity.  Material . . .

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