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How to Make a Crepe-Paper Lantern
Make decorating your child's first birthday party easy by using one material, crepe-paper. I'm gonna show you how to make this festive lantern that you can use to celebrate your child's first birthday. For this project you'll need crepe-paper, scissors, a hot glue gun, an 8 to 10 inch paper lanternchild's first birthday. For this project you'll need crepe-paper, scissors, a hot glue gun , an 8 to 10 inch paper lantern and string. To start, the first thing you wanna do is cut strips of crepe-paper.
How to Make a Baby-Handprint Napkin
Stamp your baby's handprint on napkins for an extra special touch to tableware.-What better way to decorate for your baby's first birthday party than to use the iconic image of his or her handprint. I'm gonna show you how to use the handprint to make cute little napkins. For this project, you'll need paper napkins , craft foam, cardboard, a pencil, glue, scissors, a date stamp and letter stamps, and stays-on ink pads. The first thing you need
How to Make a Baby-Food-Jar Lantern
-With a baby at home, you may find yourself swimming in baby food jars. I'm gonna show you an easy way to upcycle a jar into a little mini lantern that you could use to decorate your baby's first birthday party. For this project, you'll need baby food jars, mod podge, water, a disposable cup forwater, a disposable cup for mixing, food coloring, a teaspoon, scissors, a cookie sheet lined with aluminum foil then wax paper ribbon, a hot glue gun, and candles. To get started, you'll first need to preheat your oven to 200 degrees. Take a
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How to Make a Ring Box Puppet
Kids can quickly transform a cardboard ring box into a finger dancing puppet.cardboard jewelry box with white flip inside, googly yes, a pompom, a hole punch , craft glue and scissors. Punch two holes in the short side of a box, keep punching until you have two holes large
How to Make Snack Puppets
Attach fruits and veggies together with toothpicks to make these edible food puppets.need an orange, hair, an apple, cauliflower, grapes, half of a lemon, black eyed peas , dried apple cuts, jelly beans, tooth picks, chopsticks, a knife, and scissors. First cut holes onto the side of orange, the eyes and mouth. -Used black eyed peas for the eyes, a jelly bean to the mouth with scissors cut it in half, insert it for the nose. Use a red grape for the nose. Finishpear, dried apple cuts for ears, green grape, nose and the same black eyed peas for eyes. For the granny, you use the green apple , cauliflower hair, and have grapes and blacked eyed pea eyes and a jelly bean mouth. The best thing about this craft is that there's no glue and drying time plus all these fruits and vegetables are
How to Make Sock Puppets
Stuff stray socks with cotton batting to turn them into a family of playful puppets.your family stray socks. For this craft, you will need socks, red card stock , pompoms, white buttons, cotton batting, a rubber band , craft glue and scissors. The first step is to tie a rubber band back 2 inches down on the tip of the sock, and then we're going to stuff the sock with the ball ofthe puppet's nose. Now for the mouth, take a piece of red card stock , fold it in half, give it a nice good crease, apply a little glue either side and were gonna place this right
How to Make Spoon Puppets
-Gather up a bunch of wooden spoons and some unexpected materials from your kitchen and you and your kids can create a family of puppets to play with. For this craft, you'll need assorted wooden spoons, office dot stickers, scissors, hot glue, tape, cupcake liners, a sponge, a mesh [unk] bag, waxFor this craft, you'll need assorted wooden spoons, office dot stickers, scissors, hot glue , tape, cupcake liners, a sponge, a mesh [unk] bag, wax paper , a 3 inch piece of paper dot candy and a cardboard box label. First, we're gonna give this guy a bow tie and a hat. We've cut a hat-shaped from a kitchen sponge and a bow tie shape and we're gonna use scissors just to cut a little opening in the hat and an opening in a bow tie . And we're gonna slide on bow tie and slide on his hat. From a nutrition label, we've cut 2 slits one a the top and one at the bottom and slide that on, that will be his tuxedo and from 2 cupcake liners we're going to make a vest. Just flatten up the cupcake liner, place it underneath and just add a little hot glue and glues up his vest. To make his eyes, please 2 white office stickers on his face and we're gonna give him blue eyes 2 smaller office dots and 1 red dot for his mouth and lastly, we're going to cut him some eyebrows trace green office dot stickers and it is all done. To make the spoon lady's skirt, we need about 24 inch strip of wax paper , you fold it over, not quite halfway and you've do an accordion folds about 1 inch apart. You can sit that aside
Make an Octapple
Watch editor Joy Howard demonstrate how to make this cute, delicious, and healthy snack.to have an apple, this is a parent's job working with a sharp knife . And just place it in the center of the plate and next I'm going to have 16 grapes. Now once [unk] has all the grapes have, you'll just arrange them around the apple and two little arms for the octopus. And for the face, you're gonna wanna use the peanut butter to attach marshmallow which first you'll have. And the sticky side of the marshmallow should be just enough to attach to the apple itself, you don't really need anything extra for that. And then for my pupils, I'm gonna use some mini chocolate chips and just put a tiny bit of peanut butter by dipping it into the peanut butter first and attaching it to the marshmallow. Second one, kinda just dipping in. Just need a tiny bit. And that's it.