Salt Dough Hand-print Butterfly Keepsake + MORE

Salt Dough Hand-print Butterfly Keepsake + MORE

Growing Up at Maker Faire + MORE

We talk a lot about the impact of the Maker Movement on society, business, technology, and formal education. In ten years of its overt existence as a self-identified culture, the Maker Movement has certainly grown. And while it’s been growing, so have its children. If a child was 10 at [&helli.... More »

Nature Crafts – Beach Drift Wood & Broken Shell Rattles

It is time for NATURE CRAFTS!! As you may (or may not) know, my two most favourite craft mateirals, are RECYCLABLES (such as TP Rolls) and Nature Finds. I love recycled crafts, as I love to “waste not want not” – i.e. make the most of the things we have around us. I love teaching [.... More »

Dremel Captivates SXSW With Tiny Cars, Jimmy DiResta + MORE

  The Create section of SXSW gets more engaging every year, and the Dremel booth was one of the busiest spots inside the tent this year, offering numerous hands-on activities and even bringing a high-caliber builder to help inspire the attendees. The Dremel team came out in force, displaying a .... More »
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7 Comfy Couches You’ll Never Ever Want To Leave + MORE

Couches come in different shapes and sizes. If you are looking for that perfect sleepover or movie couch then you have to get a big, big, big one. You get my idea, right?! Take home theatre to an all new level, with the help of these 7 comfy couches and I can guarantee you that you’ll nev.... More »
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DIY Doll’s House Chairs + MORE

Make some adorable DIY doll’s house chairs by simply cutting some cardboard tubes! A perfect craft activity for adding to the imaginative play resources. Here is the next in our fabulous guest post series, this time featuring my lovely friend Maggy over at Red Ted Art.! Enjoy! So lovely to be .... More »
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Salt Dough Hand-print Butterfly Keepsake

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children art class 1400278835 1976553409 Salt Dough Hand print Butterfly Keepsake + MOREHow to make a salt dough hand-print butterfly as a fun craft and lasting keepsake. We can’t get enough hand print and foot print crafts in my opinions!
I love the simplicity and reliability of Salt Dough, and how it has been used as a way to treasure little models and kiddie hand prints for generations…

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With three days still left to go on their crowdfunding campaign, the hackers behind the Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project who wanted to recover the ISEE-3 spacecraft and return it operations, have passed their funding goal.Read more on MAKE

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Well, we had great fun with our Egg Cress heads nearer Easter time… but to be honest, you don’t just have to do cress heads (or sprout heads as known in some areas) JUST at Easter. It is a simple science experiment that you can do all year round – to investigate how things grow. […]
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tampa kids art workshops 1400278826 1985665748 Salt Dough Hand print Butterfly Keepsake + MOREI love a great book but when it comes to children’s art history, the selection has been boring. Not anymore. I was thrilled to receive a copy of A Child’s Introduction to Art: The World’s Greatest Paintings and Sculptures by Heather Alexander and illustrated by Meredith Hamilton. Finally a book that delivers a great synopsis of the world’s greatest artists in a voice that speaks well to children…

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