Salt Dough Gifts - Paw Print Ornaments
One of our favorite projects is Salt Dough gifts. You can make impressions or ornaments. This year we are working on making paw print ornaments of our cat's paws to hang on the tree. Just mix up any old salt dough recipe, grab your pet, press their paw into the dough, let dry and paint. Our ornaments below aren't quite finished; they still need to be painted and we need to add a ribbon to hang them with. What a great way to capture and create pet memories!
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Homemade Wrapping Paper
Why buy wrapping paper when you can personalize your own? Even the littlest ones can participate. Supplies needed: One large roll of plastic coated Freezer Paper, some washable watercolor paints, a bowl of water and some imagination. Paint to your heart's content, let dry and wrap your gift with love!
A Painting "Masterpiece"
SHHHH...don't tell. Daddy moved into a new office this year and the walls are bare. We are planning to make him a painting masterpiece to hang in his office. www.craftplayground.com has directions for a stretched canvas painted artwork kids can make. We haven't bought the supplies yet, but when we get it finished we'll be sure to post a picture. Basically all you need is a pre-stretched, pre-primed canvas, washable paints, brushes, sponges, and some clear acrylic matte finish spray.
Fairies: Petal People You Make Yourself (Ages 8 and up)- Got a child obsessed with fairies? Make your own Fairy dolls with this book!
Create Anything With Clay (Ages 5 and up) - Have fun making and baking clay creations. Comes with eight pieces of clay.
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