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STIFF PAPER TOWEL GHOSTS

These paper towel ghosts are made rigid by using Mod Podge painted paper towel sheets over a, Styrofoam ball and chenille stem, skeleton.  Slightly watered down white glue can be used instead of the Mod Podge, but the ghost is … Continue reading

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MAKE VINTAGE SANTAS

I love these vintage Santas.  I’m a Santa collector so I’m always looking for unique Santas.  These are easy to make vintage Santas made by printing the Santa image onto brown grocery bag paper.  This “Vintage Santas” project is found … Continue reading

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JESUS CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT

Making Christmas ornaments for the family Christmas tree is an activity that, for many families, has become a tradition.  This little Baby Jesus ornament is easy to make using cardstock and a glitter chenille strip.  The faces on the ornaments … Continue reading

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STARTING A NEW SCHOOL YEAR 2017-2018

Kids & Glitter is this blog where all the art projects I used while volunteering as art teacher at Holy Trinity Elementary, can be found.  All are complete, with patterns and directions, and free for you to use. Since I … Continue reading

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GREAT LENTEN CRAFTS

Sometimes it’s pretty hard to find art and craft projects for the Lenten season.  I have some here on Kids and Glitter, but I wanted to include more projects, those that also included the directions and patterns or printables, so … Continue reading

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PERKY THE TURKEY

We want to start early decorating for Thanksgiving because as soon as Thanksgiving is over it means we can decorate for Christmas.  Here is a turkey project to get you in the Thanksgiving mood.  A wire coat hanger is the … Continue reading

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INDIAN PAPOOSE

Using a brown grocery bag and making “leather” for this project is the first step when making this American Indian papoose.  The third graders in our school study the American Indians, so I thought this would be a fun project … Continue reading

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OUT TO LUNCH TURKEY

Brown paper lunch bags are the basic item needed for this Thanksgiving project. One look at this little turkey and you can understand why he’s call an ‘out to lunch’ turkey. The second grade kids did this project and it … Continue reading

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