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Kids will love making this fun picture for St. Patrick’s Day!
Age: 4 and up
What You Need
1 sheet of light blue construction paper
½ sheets of construction paper in green, red, orange, yellow, blue, purple, and black
shamrock stickers (optional)
white craft glue
pencil or pen
How To Make It
Lay the light blue construction paper onto the work surface in front of the child.
Cut a wide strip of green construction paper to fit on the bottom third of the light blue, this will be the grass.
Place pattern over the top of your construction paper. Use a pen or pencil to trace the pattern, press firmly so that the paper underneath is indented. Remove the pattern and lightly trace the indents with pencil or pen.
Tear remaining construction paper into strips, then into squares.
Following the pattern lines, use white craft glue to fill in different sections at a time then apply the paper squares onto the glue. We recommend the following order for best results:
Gold in pot
Apply shamrock stickers to various places on the grass.
Courtesy of Amanda Formaro
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This activity is perfect for little girls who love Disney movies and dream of becoming a princess. It's ideal for birthday parties or sleepovers and can be done any time of year. Almost all Disney movies have a romance story in them, from Cinderella to Beauty and the Beast to The Little Mermaid and little girls are famous for dreaming up big fairy-tale weddings. Why not have the girls create wedding invitations for the characters in their favorite movies? You can use this site:http://www.mixbook.com/cards/wedding-invitations to get an idea of what real wedding invitations look like and you can also visit www.coloringbookfun.com to get printable pictures of the characters. This activity can be simple with just the use of some paper and crayons, or you can go all out with decorating the invitations using glitter, ribbon and any other craft supplies you have on hand. You could even stage a pretend wedding! The options are endless and no matter how simpleor complex you make it, it's sure to result in a great time!