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    Arts & Crafts for Kids
    How to Store Your Materials
    How to Store Your Materials Be careful not to use crafting as an excuse for collecting, rather than actually creating crafts. It's easy to do. There are so many books, videos, magazines, crafts sheets, new products, doodads, gadgets, and thingam...
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    Arts & Crafts for Kids
    The Adult's Craft Kit
    The Adult's Craft Kit This crafts container is filled with materials that are X-rated — for safety, that is. This kit is filled with tools and supplies that your child can only work with under careful supervision — and possibly some things h...
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    Arts & Crafts for Kids
    Building the Basic Craft Kit for Kids
    Building the Basic Craft Kit for Kids By having certain crafts materials available that are safe and can be used pretty much without supervision,your kids are encouraged to respond to their creative impulses and turn to crafts to entertain thems...
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    Homemade Decorations
    Homemade DecorationsUse the following recipes to make decorative materials for use in various art and craft projects. Colorful Creative Salt Materials 1/2 cup salt 5-6 drops food coloring Microwave and microwave-safe container or wax paperDirect...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book
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    Homemade Glue and Paste Recipes
    Homemade Glue and Paste RecipesThe following glue and paste recipes use a variety of ingredients and methods. Choose the one that best suits your project. For variety, add food coloring before using. Store all glues and pastes in airtight contain...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book