Category Archives: Miscellaneous

THANKSGIVING BULLETIN BOARD

If you are looking for an idea for a Thanksgiving bulletin board, this is one that we just finished for the library.  This is really appropriate for any classroom bulletin board.  Patterns for making the turkey are included in this … Continue reading

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MINNIE PAWS…..ONE SMART CAT

Minnie Paws is one smart cat because she lives in the library.  This summer the elementary school did a huge remodel, even moving the library.  I helped with decorating the library and it’s been a ball.  In another post, I’ll … Continue reading

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WIRE COAT HANGER SCARECROW

This is a wire coat hanger project just in time for Halloween.  The patterns are for a two sided project, but if you want, you can use the patterns for (Side I) only.  We did this last year with the 5th … Continue reading

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“LOVE YOU TO PIECES” FRAME

Now is the time to start thinking about a gift for  Mother’s Day.  Just about everyone has picture puzzles with missing pieces.  Here is a cute project that uses up some of the remaining pieces.  Cut a hole in the center … Continue reading

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FOLK ART WEATHERVANE

For over 2000 years, weathervanes have helped people predict  the weather.  Today, miniature models  are also used as a decorative accent.  The pattern for this project comes in two pieces that have to be butted together and glued.  Cut the … Continue reading

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WIRE COAT HANGER TURTLE

 ” Speedy the Turtle,” is just one of our wire coat hanger projects. This project also  uses wallpaper pages, colored construction paper, tape and glue as well as a wire coat hanger. This and the other coat hanger projects  would be easy, fun crafts … Continue reading

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WIRE HANGER BUNNY

We all seem to collect wire coat hangers and it’s nice to be able to recycle them into useful or crafty projects.   This project is a very cute bunny made out of a wire coat hanger, cardstock, crayons or colored markers … Continue reading

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THE ANGRY BIRDS

I’ll be the first to admit that I know little to nothing about the video games my grandchildren seem to enjoy, but when I ran across some images of the “angry birds” I couldn’t help but see a fun project … Continue reading

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