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    Passover Freedom Mural
    Passover Freedom Mural Discuss what freedom means to you and your family and how this principle is celebrated in the Passover season. Have the children find pictures in magazines or draw pictures that represent freedom. Create a mural on poster ...
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    Babies Collage
    Babies CollageMaterials Old magazines such as Parenting, Child, Working Mother, or Parents Scissors Glue or paste Old book, notebook, or piece of cardboard Directions This activity is ideal for children who are expecting a baby sister or broth...
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    Helping Hands Wreath
    Helping Hands WreathAge: Preschool and upTime: An hour or more Type of activity: Arts and Crafts This project is a great way to help your child understand that she can have a positive effect on others -- and on the world. Materials needed: · ...
    Christine Dvornik
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    Heads and Faces Collage
    Heads and Faces CollageMaterials Old magazines Plain paper Glue Scissors Crayons or felt pens Directions Go through the old magazines with your child and find pictures of heads, faces, hair, glasses, earrings, and hair pieces anything having ...
  • Personal Wall Borders Activity for Kids
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    Border It Your Way
    Border It Your WayIn this activity, children make decorative borders for the walls of their room.Materials Drawn pictures or magazines Scissors Wallpaper paste Old paintbrush Directions A border is a line of pictures pasted to the very top of th...
  • Fabric Collage Activity for Kids
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    Fabric Collage
    Fabric CollageMaterials Scissors, tweezers, liquid glue 3 dishes Old paintbrush to spread glue Scraps of fabric that match your room colors or favorite team Yarn, string, or ribbon Something to do collage on, like an old tabletop, bed headboard, ...
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    Fabric Collage
    Fabric CollageMaterials Scissors, tweezers, liquid glue 3 dishes Old paintbrush to spread glue Scraps of fabric that match your room colors or favorite team Yarn, string, or ribbon Something to do collage on, like an old tabletop, bed headboard, ...
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  • Create a food collage with your little one
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    Flat Food
    Flat FoodTime 10 to 20 minutes Materials Old magazines with pictures to cutPaper platesWhite glue Directions Search through magazines to find pictures of foods that the child likes to eat, cutting them out as you go. Pour a small amount of white...
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    Me Collage
    Me CollageMaterials Photos Heavy matte board Old magazines Markers, stickers, rubber Scissors stamps, and so on Glue Clear acrylic spray (optional)Directions Help your child make a collage about herself and her life. Choose photos to include and...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Children's Busy Book
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    Helping Hands Wreath
    Helping Hands WreathAge: Preschool and upTime: An hour or more Type of activity: Arts and Crafts This project is a great way to help your child understand that she can have a positive effect on others -- and on the world. Materials needed: · ...
    Christine Dvornik
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    Passover Freedom Mural
    Passover Freedom Mural Discuss what freedom means to you and your family and how this principle is celebrated in the Passover season. Have the children find pictures in magazines or draw pictures that represent freedom. Create a mural on poster ...
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    Name Collage
    Name Collage Materials Needed:· Construction paper· Scissors· Glue· Magazines· Newspapers This is a great activity to help your child learn to read and write. She'll be learning pre-reading skills, using her small-motor skills, and enh...