Ribbon Throw Painting

By Merryn | Posted on 12-05-2011 | 6,064 views
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Ribbon Throw Painting

Jamie of hands on: as we grow shared this fabulousย Ribbon Throw Painting art ๐Ÿ™‚ Click here for the full instruction. Thank you Jamie for sharing this abstract art ๐Ÿ˜€ You mayย click here for more abstract art ideas ๐Ÿ™‚

Egg carton Heart

By Merryn | Posted on 09-05-2011 | 13,120 views
Categories Craft from Recycled Materials, Egg Carton, Shapes

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Egg carton Heart

Remember we did egg carton grapes sometime ago? Well, today we are going to do something similar, today we are making egg carton heart ๐Ÿ™‚ Egg carton heart You’ll need 12 egg carton cups Paint them red It’s so much easier to paint if you place them on an egg carton ๐Ÿ™‚ Arrange them into […]

Handprint Elephant

By Merryn | Posted on 29-04-2011 | 16,274 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Elephant, Hand and Footprint Art

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Handprint Elephant

I love handprint art. It’s been a while since we last did a handprint art. Let’s make an elephant today ๐Ÿ˜€ Handprint Elephant Paint your palm black Stamp your painted palm onto a piece of paper He loves handprint art ๐Ÿ˜€ Paint the side of your palm white This will be the elephant’s ear Stamp […]

Wool Webbies

By Merryn | Posted on 26-04-2011 | 7,523 views
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Wool Webbies

Putti Amma of Putti Prapancha shared with us this interesting craft called wool webbies ๐Ÿ˜€ Wool Webbies Click here for full instruction. Thank you Putti Amma for the craft ๐Ÿ™‚ You might want to click here for lots of SPIDER crafts ideas ๐Ÿ˜€

TP Roll Egg Carton Alligator

By Merryn | Posted on 22-04-2011 | 24,157 views
Categories Alligator, Animal Crafts, Craft from Recycled Materials, Egg Carton, Toilet Paper Roll

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TP Roll Egg Carton Alligator

Row, row, row your boat, Gently down the stream.. If you see a crocodile, Don’t forget to SCREAM! ๐Ÿ˜€ Alligator or crocodile.. call it what you want as we are making one today ๐Ÿ™‚ Egg carton alligator Glue 3 toilet paper rolls together or you may just use kitchen roll. Glue the egg carton on […]

Origami cranes for Japan

By Merryn | Posted on 21-04-2011 | 9,719 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Bird, Origami, Paper Crafts

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Origami cranes for Japan

We were in Sunway Giza this evening and saw this.. Let’s fold origami cranes for Japan! They say anyone who folds a thousand origami cranes will have their heart’s desire come true. Let’s together fold MORE than one thousand origami cranes for the Land of the Rising Sun in light of their recent quake and […]

Craft Tips – Painting Straight Lines

By Merryn | Posted on 19-04-2011 | 4,811 views
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Craft Tips – Painting Straight Lines

Masking tape is very useful for this. Stick the tape along the line, then paint right up to it. You can paint a little over the edge. Wait for the paint to dry completely, then pull off the tape and you will have a perfectly straight line. This is a good way to paint shapes […]

Kitchen paper roll spyglass

By Merryn | Posted on 13-04-2011 | 13,145 views
Categories Craft from Recycled Materials, Toilet Paper Roll

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Kitchen paper roll spyglass

Feel a little like a pirate today? Let’s make a spyglass out of kitchen paper roll ๐Ÿ˜€ Kitchen paper roll spyglass Paint a kitchen roll black Cut strips out of aluminium foil Paste Spread some glue on the rim of the roll Place a cellophane sheet on the rim Cut the excess sheet The spyglass […]

Craft Tips – Egg cartons as colour pallete

By Merryn | Posted on 12-04-2011 | 6,046 views
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Craft Tips – Egg cartons as colour pallete

Don’t throw away your egg cartons as they can be used as an art pallete. You need not spend money to buy pallete anymore ๐Ÿ˜€ Recycle is the way to go ๐Ÿ™‚

Egg carton Bee

By Merryn | Posted on 12-04-2011 | 15,567 views
Categories Bee, Craft from Recycled Materials, Egg Carton, Insect crafts

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Egg carton Bee

We did an egg carton bee today ๐Ÿ˜€ Egg carton bee Paint the egg carton yellow Paint stripes on it Glue wings onto the bee Bend a pipe cleaner (chenille stick) and glue on the head Paste the eyes and the bee is done ๐Ÿ™‚

Paper Plate Elephant Door Hanger

By Merryn | Posted on 07-04-2011 | 24,046 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Elephant, Paper Plate Crafts

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Paper Plate Elephant Door Hanger

We did a paper plate elephant today ๐Ÿ™‚ Paper plate elephant I’m sorry for we did not take pictures during the making this time around. My camera was not with me ๐Ÿ™ Anyway, you’ll need 4 paper plates; 3 small ones and 1 big one. Paint them. Glue a small paper plate to a big […]

Papier Mache Pottery

By Merryn | Posted on 06-04-2011 | 8,791 views
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Papier Mache Pottery

The little sprouts of My Little Sprouts did this awesome papier mache pottery. Papier Mache pottery To learn how you can turn these balloons into pots, click here for the full instruction. Thank you My Little Sprouts for sharing your creative pottery art with us ๐Ÿ˜€

Butterfly Goodie Bag

By Merryn | Posted on 05-04-2011 | 18,819 views
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Butterfly Goodie Bag

I stumbled upon this great idea fromย Rainbowstarbooksย for a goodie bag! The next time you have a party, why not place all the little goodies in a plastic bag and tie it up to look like a butterfly? Simply great isn’t it?

Giraffe Art

By Merryn | Posted on 03-04-2011 | 6,973 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Art Crafts, Giraffe

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Giraffe Art

Ethan did a giraffe art today. Let me share it with you ๐Ÿ˜€ Giraffe Art He drew a giraffe modeled after the Toilet Paper Roll Giraffe in our previous entry ๐Ÿ™‚ Here he is diligently colouring the giraffe Tah-dah! His giraffe art is done and he is all smiles ๐Ÿ˜€

Toilet Paper Roll Giraffe

By Merryn | Posted on 29-03-2011 | 45,497 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafty Crafted Friends, Giraffe, Toilet Paper Roll

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Toilet Paper Roll Giraffe

We had a very fun time making this giraffe today ๐Ÿ˜€ Toilet Paper Roll Giraffe You will need four toilet paper rolls and one kitchenย paper roll Draw a giraffe head and cut. Draw another slightly bigger head, cut and paste to the smaller head. You’ll get a giraffe head as shown above. Cut the remaining […]

Painting an elephant

By Merryn | Posted on 22-03-2011 | 8,119 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Elephant, YouTube tutorial

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Painting an elephant

Our poster boy now loves painting pictures. He has graduated from colour pencils and crayons and is now loving water paints. I’ve done this video of him painting an elephant. Enjoy ๐Ÿ˜€

Fruity Cheerio Rainbow

By Merryn | Posted on 22-03-2011 | 7,042 views
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Fruity Cheerio Rainbow

Jamie of Hands On : As We Grow submitted this yummy looking Fruity Cheerio Rainbow craft. Fruity Cheerio Rainbow For full instruction on how to make this interesting rainbow, click here. Thank you Jamie for sharing this craft with us ๐Ÿ˜€

Paper Plate Pig

By Merryn | Posted on 20-03-2011 | 18,436 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafts by Materials, Egg Carton, Paper Plate Crafts, Pig, Toilet Paper Roll

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Paper Plate Pig

Feeling a little Oink Oink today so we will be making a paper plate pig! ๐Ÿ˜€ Paper plate pig You’ll need a paper plate, two cups from the egg carton and a ring cut out of toilet paper roll Paste a piece of paper on one side of the toilet paper roll ring and cut […]

St. Patrick’s Four Leaf Clover

By Merryn | Posted on 17-03-2011 | 10,312 views
Categories Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafts by Materials, Crepe Paper, Festive Crafts, Toilet Paper Roll

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St. Patrick’s Four Leaf Clover

It’s St. Patrick’s today and let’s celebrate by making a four leaf clover out of toilet paper roll ๐Ÿ™‚ Four Leaf Clover You’ll need to cut the toilet paper rolls into rings. You’ll need four rings Press and shape them until you get 4 heart rings Paint the heart rings green It can get pretty […]

Craft Tips – Brush holder

By Merryn | Posted on 16-03-2011 | 5,732 views
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Craft Tips – Brush holder

Painting is so much fun. What do you do if you need to put down your brush for a moment while you take a break or two? Don’t just put them on the table and risk them rolling off or anything similar to that. Cut an egg carton and use it as a brush holder. […]