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Cassi
Interests: my kids, my pets, sewing, embroidery, Norah Jones, children's books, crochet, homeschool, bird watching, learning to speak Spanish, historical fiction, Bach, the internet and computers, Buddhism, art history, vintage bird figurines, used bookstores, Mexican food, fabric stores, crafting, vintage linens and dishware, organizing, gardening, weekend trips, David Sedaris, pink and brown, grammar books, Satie, old Czech wall pockets, Jack Johnson, the Sims, holidays, key lime pie, Mexican beer, swanky swigs, blue and green, flea markets, heart rocks, nature journaling, Kwan Yin, scrapbooking
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Don't miss out on this classic fall craft at Pink Stripey Socks. This version of pressed leaves uses contact paper instead of wax paper. She also shares how to make a paper bag pumpkin, a perfect craft for toddlers. Continue reading
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This pretty fall bookmark at Make It Your Own is a nice combination of traced leaves and watercolors. Continue reading
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Happy Hooligans shares a great fall project for preschoolers that works well for an apple theme too - make apple prints in autumn colors. Continue reading
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These personalized peg dolls aren't just a unique toy, they're a keepsake that can be handed down to the next generation! Love this! Details at Ukkonooa. Continue reading
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As part of a homeschool unit study on geography, Blue Fish On A Bike shares instructions for this wonderful painted globe pumpkin and an earth mobile. Continue reading
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Morning Creativity shares this simple and sweet baby mobile featuring little melty bead hearts strung from driftwood. This would be a nice project for older sibllings to make for a new baby brother or sister. Continue reading
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Here's a wonderful way to recycle plastic lids by making them into kaleidoscope frisbees! Visit Willowday for instructions. Continue reading
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If you are looking for ways to turn duct tape into toys then visit Journey Into Unschooling and see everything they made from dolls to robots! Continue reading
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What a fun variation on paper dolls! Visit Cakies for a free printable pattern and the directions on how to make these clothespin dolls that can stand up all on their own. Continue reading
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Picklebums shares another great free printable playdough mat, this time with a garden theme! Continue reading
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Are you curious how to make this cute toucan from a paper plate? Visit Pink Stripey Socks to find out! Continue reading
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I love this terrarium at The Magic Onions that uses only pebbles and moss. It's easy to put together and everyone will have fun adding cute little objects to make it theirs. Whether it's butterflies or dinosaurs it will be... Continue reading
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It will take a bit of time finding the right size branches and wrapping them with yarn, but I think the time is well spent. You'll get an amazing toy for the kids and a unique art object too! Found... Continue reading
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Check out the amazing artwork created by first graders at Art Lessons For Kids. They used the wonderful book Drawing With Children as their guide. Be sure to check out their process and also the book which I highly recommend! Continue reading
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Deshilachado shows you how to make these simple felt animal pencil toppers. The post includes patterns for you to download too. Continue reading
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Visit Babble Dabble Do to find out how to weave on recycled plastic lids. It would be easy to adapt if you don't have exactly the same kind of lid as she does. Continue reading
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This is a great project for kids and adults to do together. Use leaves and fruit to make prints on fabric then sew it up into a cute stuffed tree! More details at Ukkonooa. Continue reading
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Here's another wonderful art lesson from Deep Space Sparkle. Learn how to draw simple radial flowers and then bring them to life with watercolors. Continue reading
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Oh gosh, aren't these tea cups made from toilet paper rolls adorable?! Make a whole set with the instructions at Krokotak Continue reading
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Make It Your Own shows you how to use real leaves as patterns for this sweet fall felt brooch. Continue reading
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Meri Cherry shares a fun twist on spin art by using it to paint rocks. I love the beautiful colors and designs and I know your kids will love it too! Continue reading
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Are the leaves starting to turn in your area? Use beautiful fall leaves or the last of your garden flowers to make these lovely paper plate sun catchers at The Artful Parent. Continue reading
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Painted Paper shares these amazing giant poppies as part of an art lesson based on Georgia O'Keefe. Continue reading
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This activity is as simple as a box of chalk and a paved area outside! Almost Unschoolers shares how they covered a backyard patio with beautiful chalk fall leaves. Continue reading
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With a little bit of cardboard and paint you can make this easy touch and feel shape game for your kids. Pink Stripey Socks shares this project and more on introducing math concepts to preschoolers. Continue reading