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DIY Rainstick

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Turn a paper towel roll into a DIY Rainstick with this fun idea! For the full craft go to: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/diy-rainstick/ Continue


DIY Lantern

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Turn a plastic cup into a DIY lantern with this easy craft! Afterwards, go on an outdoor adventure and look for fireflies! For the full craft go to: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/diy-lantern/ Continue


Pipe Cleaner Flower Bookmarks

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Turn some pipe cleaners into bookmarks with this great summer-camp craft. For the full craft, click here: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/pipe-cleaner-flower-bookmarks/ Continue


Straw Mobile

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Mobiles are an easy kid’s craft and a great way to learn about balance and the center of gravity. Make a simple mobile from some household items and see if you can balance it. For the full craft, click here: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/simple-mobile/ Continue


DIY Balance Toy & Game

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The art of balancing is no small feat! Try making a homemade balance toy for a hand’s on experiment and game exploring physics. For the full craft, click here: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/diy-balance-toy-game/ Continue


DIY Lava Lamp

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Learn how to make a DIY lava lamp using household supplies! This craft activity is not only a feast for the eyes but also a terrific science experiment. For the full craft go to: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/diy-lava-lamp-2/ Continue


DIY Rose Magnets

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These beautiful felt, DIY rose magnets are fun to craft and would make fantastic end of the year gifts for your school's teachers and faculty! With the help of a parent, kids can make these roses in an array of different colors. How many different colors combinations can you make? For the full craft, click here: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/diy-rose-magnets/ Continue


DIY Spring Tree Terrarium

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In this crafts for kids episode, celebrate spring with a mini DIY terrarium made from a glass jar, a twig and some colorful tissue paper. This craft makes a great gift and facilitates conversation with your child about the changing seasons. Can you create a different terrarium for each season? For the full craft, click here: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/diy-spring-terrarium/ Continue


Rainbow Milk Science

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Milk and food coloring double as a beautiful activity and a lesson in surface tension. For the full craft, click here: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/rainbow-milk-science/ Continue


Egg Music Makers

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Recycle leftover plastic eggs and turn them into fun maraca-style egg music makers. For the full craft, click here: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/egg-music-makers/ Continue


Mini Ball Game

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Make a DIY mini ball game and test your fine motor skills! For the full craft, click here: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/diy-toy-mini-ball-game/ Continue


DIY Bird Feeder

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Turn a milk carton into a handmade bird feeder with some household supplies and a few short steps! For the full craft go to: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/handmade-bird-feeder/ Continue


Glow Worm Bracelet

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Easy to make and adorable glow worm bracelets are a fun summer craft activity! For the full craft go to: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/glow-worm-bracelets/ Continue


DIY Binoculars

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Use toilet paper rolls and duct tape to craft DIY binoculars! Afterwards go outside and see how many birds you can identify! A great craft activity for imaginary play and a smart way to recycle those paper rolls! For the full craft go to: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/diy-binoculars/ Continue


Paper Plate Flying Disc

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Learn how to make a flying disc or frisbee out of a paper plate! For the full craft, click here: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/paper-plate-flying-disc/ Continue


DIY Mini Tents

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Make miniature paper tents for your tiny toys and pretend you are on a great camping adventure! Crafted from paper and a few other simple supplies, this project is a great summer boredom buster! For the full craft go to: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/diy-mini-camping-tents/ Continue


Sensory Salt and Glue Art

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Salty glue art requires only two ingredients and facilitates discussions about dimensions with older children. What does three dimensional mean? Are the lines of the salted glue art raised or smooth? For smaller children, this activity has a great sensory component with the sprinkling of the coarse salt. For the full craft, click here: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/salty-glue-art/ Continue


Tissue Paper Flower Bowl

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Using school glue and tissue paper cut into the shape of a flower, decorate a glass bowl and turn it into a beautiful, decorative flower bowl. This craft is great for a wide range of ages, would be a great Mother's Day craft, teacher gift or simply a fun Spring project! For the full craft go to: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/diy-tissue-paper-flower-bowl/ Continue


DIY Glue Paint

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Three-ingredient glue paint is a fantastic and easy-to-make rainy day project for kids and parents! For the full craft, click here: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/diy-glue-paint/ Continue


DIY Kinetic Sand

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Learn how to make DIY kinetic sand, a fun sensory craft, using household ingredients! For the full craft, click here: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/diy-kinetic-sand/ Continue


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