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  • Spring Craft Roundup
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    Spring Craft Roundup

    Spring is in the air! Discover over 20 spring-themed crafts from insects to flowers to make during craft time with kiddos of all ages. (Click the links for detailed instructions for each spring craft.) A Is for Ant Paper Plate Craft Paper Plate Bird Craft B Is for Birds Handprint Craft Paper Plate Bird Nest […] More

  • U Is for Umbrella Paper Plate Craft
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    U Is for Umbrella Paper Plate Craft

    U is for umbrella Make a fun umbrella craft to help your preschooler learn about the letter Uu using paper plates, dot markers, and pipe cleaners. Materials White paper plates Dot markers Pipe cleaners Scissors Glue or tape Instructions Cut the paper plate in half. Decorate the paper plate half with dot markers. Fold the […] More

  • Four Seasons Handprint Trees
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    Four Seasons Handprint Trees Craft

    Making crafts is one of my favorite pastimes with which to share with my children. Last summer during our homeschool preschool lesson on the seasons, my daughter and I made four seasons handprint trees. Materials Blue and brown construction paper Pencil Scissors Glue Light green, dark green, red, yellow, orange, and white paint Scrap cardboard […] More

  • Paper Daffodil Craft
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    Paper Daffodil Craft

    My mom loves to garden. My daughter and I love to make crafts. For Mother’s Day this year, I helped her make two lovely bouquets of paper daffodils, one for me and one for grandma. Materials Purple, green, white, and pink construction paper Scissors Glue Instructions Cut the green paper in long strips and petals. […] More

  • Toilet Paper Roll Bunny Craft
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    Toilet Paper Roll Bunny Craft

    My daughter and I love crafting together, especially for the holidays. As part of our recent homeschool preschool lesson on Easter, she and I each made a festive spring bunny from toilet paper rolls. Materials Toilet paper rolls Colored paper Scissors Glue Markers Buttons Wiggle eggs Directions Cover the toilet paper rolls in colored paper. […] More

  • Board Books for Spring for Toddlers
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    Board Books for Spring for Toddlers

    Spring will soon be in the air! To help prepare your young reader for the changing of the seasons, try reading a spring-themed board book. Here are some favorites that my daughter and I discovered last year. Spring (2011) Spring (2011) from Roger Priddy is a touch and feel book that introduces the littlest readers […] More

  • Spring Flowers Handprint-Footprint Craft
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    Spring Flowers Handprint-Footprint Craft

    My toddler daughter and I love making handprint and footprint crafts together. Whenever I get out the paint, she gets extremely excited and starts shouting, “Craft! Craft!” For our spring craft, she and recently made a spring flowers handprint-footprint craft. Materials Red, orange, yellow, and green nontoxic paint Blank paper Paper plate or scrap cardboard […] More

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