Free Kids Crafts http://www.freekidscrafts.com A New Craft Every Day Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:01:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Shamrock Pencil Toppers http://www.freekidscrafts.com/shamrock-pencil-toppers/ http://www.freekidscrafts.com/shamrock-pencil-toppers/#comments Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:01:19 +0000 http://www.freekidscrafts.com/?p=8538 Have the kids make Shamrock Pencil Toppers  to celebrate St.

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Have the kids make Shamrock Pencil Toppers  to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. These happy smiling pencils will make the kids smile as they work through their lessons of the day.

Trivia:  The shamrock is a three-leaved clover; the plant was used by Saint Patrick to illustrate the doctrine of the Trinity. It has subsequently become a national symbol of Ireland. The word comes from seamróg, the Irish name for the plant.

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Fuzzy Valentine Cheese Balls http://www.freekidscrafts.com/fuzzy-valentine-cheese-balls/ http://www.freekidscrafts.com/fuzzy-valentine-cheese-balls/#comments Thu, 12 Feb 2015 08:01:27 +0000 http://www.freekidscrafts.com/?p=8423 Kids can help make these Fuzzy Valentine Cheese Balls for

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Kids can help make these Fuzzy Valentine Cheese Balls for your Valentine’s Day festivities. The only problem with edible crafts is the kids may eat more than they make for the party, but then craft time is fun time.

Why not plan a Valentine Party where crafts are the featured entertainment. Nothing has to be perfect and kids having fun is the rule of the day.

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Fortune Cookie Valentine Pins http://www.freekidscrafts.com/fortune-cookie-valentine-pins/ http://www.freekidscrafts.com/fortune-cookie-valentine-pins/#comments Mon, 09 Feb 2015 15:01:47 +0000 http://www.freekidscrafts.com/?p=8412 Here is a Valentine craft that kids of all ages

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Here is a Valentine craft that kids of all ages will enjoy making and giving. So have the kids “take out” their creative hats and dish up some special Valentine wishes for friends and family.

Trivia:It is said that Valentine actually sent the first “valentine” greeting while in prison. It is believed that Valentine fell in love with a young girl — who may have been his jailor’s daughter — who visited him in jail. It is alleged that he wrote her a letter signed “From your Valentine,” an expression that is still in use today.

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Printable September Word Search http://www.freekidscrafts.com/printable-september-word-search/ http://www.freekidscrafts.com/printable-september-word-search/#comments Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:01:48 +0000 http://www.freekidscrafts.com/?p=9223 This Printable September Word Search is a fun way for

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This Printable September Word Search is a fun way for kids to practice their letter recognition. It is a great quiet time or rainy day activity that exercises their brain muscle while relaxing the rest of the body.

Trivia: The zodiac signs for September are Virgo (August 23 – September 22) and Libra (September 23 – October 22)

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Emotion Faces http://www.freekidscrafts.com/emotion-faces/ http://www.freekidscrafts.com/emotion-faces/#comments Sun, 07 Sep 2014 07:01:46 +0000 http://www.freekidscrafts.com/?p=9210 These Emotion Faces may help kids explain how they feel

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These Emotion Faces may help kids explain how they feel when it is difficult for them to express themselves verbally. Moms and Teachers may find this a useful tool during stressful times for kids.

Trivia: Recent research has suggested that the ability to successfully process negative emotions and thoughts is not only healthy, but key to mental health.

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Clothesline Display http://www.freekidscrafts.com/clothesline-display/ http://www.freekidscrafts.com/clothesline-display/#comments Sat, 06 Sep 2014 07:01:52 +0000 No more room on the refrigerator for all the delightful

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No more room on the refrigerator for all the delightful artwork  that comes home from school. This easy to make Clothesline Display shows the project at its best and identifies the artist too.

Trivia: Though clotheslines are banned in Missouri, clothes may be draped over a fence.

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Bookworm Bookmark http://www.freekidscrafts.com/bookworm-bookmark/ http://www.freekidscrafts.com/bookworm-bookmark/#comments Fri, 05 Sep 2014 07:01:14 +0000 Make a Bookworm Bookmark to make reading more fun! Make one

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Make a Bookworm Bookmark to make reading more fun! Make one for every book you read and write the book name on the back. Collect worms and make a mobile for your classroom.

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How to Make a Homecoming Mum http://www.freekidscrafts.com/how-to-make-a-homecoming-mum/ http://www.freekidscrafts.com/how-to-make-a-homecoming-mum/#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 07:01:22 +0000 Learn How to Make a Homecoming Mum. For many in

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Learn How to Make a Homecoming Mum. For many in the South, and for virtually all Texans, their introduction to the chrysanthemum was a corsage for the girlfriends and mothers at Homecoming football games. Mums are incorporated into elaborate corsages with streamers depicting school colors and special accessories. Corsages can be one, two or three Mums and today silk flowers can be substituted for the real thing.

This is a great project to show school spirit and also for fund raising efforts.

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Cardboard Tube Owls http://www.freekidscrafts.com/cardboard-tube-owls/ http://www.freekidscrafts.com/cardboard-tube-owls/#comments Wed, 03 Sep 2014 07:01:51 +0000 http://www.freekidscrafts.com/?p=9205 These Cardboard Tube Owls can be as unique as the

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These Cardboard Tube Owls can be as unique as the child making them. We have supplied you with the paint colors used to make the owls pictured, but feel free to use whatever you have on hand.

Trivia: Owls can turn their heads as much as 270 degrees.

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Button Bulletin Board Thumbtacks http://www.freekidscrafts.com/button-bulletin-board-thumbtacks/ http://www.freekidscrafts.com/button-bulletin-board-thumbtacks/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:01:00 +0000 http://www.freekidscrafts.com/?p=9198 These Button Bulletin Board Thumbtacks will get the kids attention

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These Button Bulletin Board Thumbtacks will get the kids attention to important messages at home or at school. Let them help you select the buttons and they will be sure to look for them often.

Trivia:  Until the 19th century, most buttons were used for men’s clothing.  Women’s clothes were fastened with hooks and lacing.

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Printable 2014 September Coloring Calendar http://www.freekidscrafts.com/printable-2014-september-coloring-calendar/ http://www.freekidscrafts.com/printable-2014-september-coloring-calendar/#comments Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:01:23 +0000 http://www.freekidscrafts.com/?p=9177 September is Back to School time and time for the

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September is Back to School time and time for the seasons to change into their colorful best. We’ve  created this Printable 2014 September Coloring Calendar to help you keep your homework and chores organized and the fun times too.

Here’s some Holidays to get you started:

September 1 Labor Day
September 7 Australian and New Zealand Father’s Day
September 7 Grandparents Day
September 19 Talk Like A Pirate Day
September 21 International Day of Peace
September 23 First Day of Autumn
September 24-26 Rosh Hashanah

Trivia: The last day of  September in any year always falls on a different day of the week from the last day of any other month.

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Printable Buddies Paper Doll School Desk http://www.freekidscrafts.com/printable-buddies-paper-doll-school-desk/ http://www.freekidscrafts.com/printable-buddies-paper-doll-school-desk/#comments Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:00:57 +0000 http://www.freekidscrafts.com/?p=9193 It’s time for the kids to go back to school

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It’s time for the kids to go back to school and this Printable Buddies Paper Doll School Desk will set the right tone to have them happily looking forward to the event.

Trivia: The Sidney School Furniture Company, located in Sidney, Ohio, began manufacturing the popular “Fashion” school desk in 1881.

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