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DIY Dreamcatcher

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DIY Dreamcatcher

This DIY Dreamcatcher craft encompasses so many different elements of early learning – including creative thought, cultural awareness, discussions around nature and seasons, fine motor skills and construction processes.

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DIY Easter Bunny Pencil Holders

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DIY Easter Bunny Pencil Holders

These DIY Easter bunny pencil holders are fun to make and a really quick craft to tackle.  It involves mainly paper cutting and gluing which is a brilliant fine motor activity that children enjoy.  A great way to encourage discussions around recycling and repurposing, too!

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DIY Paint Chip Shape Puzzles

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DIY Paint Chip Shape Puzzles

Paint chips are a craft supply that I can’t resist stocking up on whenever I visit our local hardware store. My children love puzzles so this DIY Paint Chip Shape Puzzle was a great way to get them involved with making their own.  Simple and fun- a great way to talk about repurposing and boosting creative thought.

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DIY Key Rings

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DIY Key Rings

We attempted to make these DIY key rings as teacher gifts mainly because they looked easy enough for both boys to tackle…and I figured one can never have too many key rings!

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Recycled DIY Christmas Advent Calendar

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Recycled DIY Christmas Advent Calendar

I thought it would be a great idea to make a Recycled DIY Christmas Advent Calendar for the boys to count down to Christmas… and to spare myself the daily nagging of “How many days is it to Christmas?”  We made the advent calendar from toilet rolls so it’s a genius way to recycle the toilet rolls we’ve been collecting. Yet another way to reuse and recycle!

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