Project Kid: 100 Ingenious Crafts for Family Fun

By Amanda Kingloff

Perfect for artful mom and dad who're wanting to get their young children occupied with DIY, ProjectKid is every thing you may wish in a craft ebook: 100(!) trendy, creative initiatives; step by step photos; suggestions for the amateur crafter; easy-to-follow directions; and a clean, sleek glance. What fairly units those tasks aside are the unforeseen, creative methods Kingloff makes use of daily gadgets and fabrics. (Did you ever imagine a body-wash bottle could make an ideal rocket ship?) And those are tasks for issues children are looking to make―and keep―from a juice-box owl to a pirate send to a curio cupboard for exhibiting all in their treasures, plus video games, jewellery, and extra. additionally incorporated within the ebook are easy crafting classes (such as pom-pom making and weaving) to assist little ones of every age construct a DIY arsenal, a convenient advisor to must-have instruments and fabrics, and a resource directory.

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138 52401txt. indd 138 2013. 12. 03 11:06 7 Cut a 26-inch piece of the opposite three⁄ 8-inch-wide ribbon. Glue ribbon to 1 element the place the cord meets the lantern. Twist the ribbon as soon as, then glue on most sensible of subsequent cord aspect, shedding the ribbon swag approximately 1 inch. Repeat thrice, till the 2 ends of the ribbon meet. Glue buttons on best of the place you glued  the swag. eight To make the sandbag, fold the tea bag in part vertically and hot-glue it. Then fold it in part horizontally and hot-glue it. Wrap the string round the best a part of the bag approximately 4 occasions and glue the string to the interior of the yogurt cup.

03 10:37 52401txt. indd sixty seven 2013. 12. 03 10:38 BOOKWORM ENVELOPES Do you are taking the jackets off your children’ books earlier than they necessarily tear? here is easy methods to positioned them to solid use. WHAT YOU’LL desire • Envelopes • airborne dirt and dust jackets • Pen or pencil • Scissors • Glue stick • Ruler or bone folder (optional) 1 conscientiously pull aside the seams of an envelope. the flattened envelope onto a mud jacket and minimize it 2 hint out. make sure you place the template over your required component to the jacket.

Glue the bow tie below the cat’s chin. To make the cat’s whiskers, lower six 3-inch-long items of thread and glue 3 four F or the zebra: To make the earring, Mod Podge items of gold-colored journal paper round the open e-book ring. enable the paper dry after which squeeze the hoop closed round the zebra’s ear. you should use a gap punch to “pierce” his ear, yet, reckoning on the form of your mask’s ear, it may possibly no longer be valuable. Glue a felt bead into each one eye socket. to both sides of the cat’s nostril. Glue a felt bead into each one eye socket.

03 10:46 HOME candy domestic house is the place the craft is. 52401txt. indd ninety one 2013. 12. 03 10:46 K-CUP DOOR CHIME Single-cup coffeemakers rule our caffeine consumption nowadays, so why now not rescue a number of cups from the trash? WHAT YOU’LL want • 7 “pods” from a single-cup coffeemaker, wiped clean out • Washi tape in five or six styles (available from HappyTape. com) • White paper • Scissors • Glue • Thread • nine bells • Small beads • wooden Cabone ring (available at Michaels shops) • Ribbon each one cup, lower or tear one development of tape into 8 1 For to 12 strips which are approximately the peak of the cup and observe them vertically to the skin of the cup.

Reduce out the numbers and tape them to the interior of the jars in ascending order in response to measurement. Use an enduring marker to stipulate the numbers at the outdoor of the jars, after which colour them in. attempt to colour in non-stop strokes; for those who layer rainy marker on most sensible of dried marker, 2 To beautify each one lid, reduce a circle of origami paper at the least 1 inch wider than the diameter of the jar lid. hint the lid within the middle of the circle, then lower 1⁄4-inch-wide fringe the entire  means round as much as the traced line, comparable to a solar.

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