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    Paper Bag Squirrel Craft {Get the Template!}

    I'm not sure why it's taken me this long to share a squirrel craft with you all because these little creatures have always fascinated me. When we went to college in MA, the squirrel should have been our school's mascot. They were everywhere (including getting into your room if you lives by a tree on the 3rd floor), and they were big and beautiful. Some little scamps would get into the trash cans and not be able to get themselves out because of the type of trash can opening. Then an unsuspecting person would come by to throw their trash out, and the squirrel would come jumping out. I don't know who was more traumatized...the squirrel or the person. Here are a few more fun squirrel facts: They are born blind and completely helpless.Chipmunks are part of the squirrel family.They are masters at...

    Llama Craft for Kids {FREE template}

    This llama craft is not only completely adorable, but it is also a great way to work on bilateral coordination as you wrap the yarn around and around, adding some fluffiness to the animal craft. Using the llama craft template makes crafting easier, but you can also choose to draw the body of your llama if you prefer or if you don't have access to a printer. We're using a paper plate as the base for the craft because it is strong and will hold up to the wrapped yarn nicely. Save this Animal Craft for later. Pin it to your favorite Pinterest board... All activities require adult supervision. By using this site, you are agreeing to our terms of use. This post contains affiliate links, which means if you make a purchase through these links, I may receive a small commission at no...

    Preschool Fall Tree Craft {FREE Printable}

    Looking for a fun way to practice fine motor skills with your little ones? This preschool fall tree craft craft is perfect and really is one of the simplest activities you will even do. But it is often the simplest crafts that have the biggest impact. The tearing and placing of little pieces of washi tape is not only a great fine motor activity, but it will also be a fun way to practice bilateral coordination (working the 2 sides of the body together). And these skills are needed for kiddos to become more and more independent, both with daily activities and school readiness tasks. Save this Fall Tree Craft for Toddlers for later. Pin it to your favorite Pinterest board... SUPPLIES FROM THE BAG Washi tape (in Fall colors)Fall tree printable This Autumn tree craft uses one of my all time favorite craft supplies...washi...

    Paper Turtle Craft {FREE template}

    This paper turtle craft really comes to life with a stuffed newspaper shell, paint and free printable template. No two turtles are the same. We used some traditional colors and patterns, but there are no limits or rules here. If you prefer that your sea turtle has a rainbow shell and a mohawk, then make it happen. If you want every fin to be a different color, go for it! Seriously, the only limit is your imagination with this fun animal craft. Did you know that sea turtles are protected under the Endangered Species Act? There are 6 species of sea turtles in the United States. They spend most of their time in the water, but females come up on the beach to lay their eggs. Some can start out as small as 2 inches and grow to 6-9 feet and...

    Fluffy Rabbit Craft {FREE template}

    This rabbit craft is so much fun to make and goes together quickly. Learn to make a simple pompom to make your bunny extra fluffy. And use the free printable template to make crafting easier. Add whatever details you want to make this bunny unique and truly your own. Get that imagination going. Once you start, you're going to make a bunch of rabbits. Save this Rabbit Craft for later. Pin it to your favorite Pinterest board... All activities require adult supervision. By using this site, you are agreeing to our terms of use. This post contains affiliate links, which means if you make a purchase through these links, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. SUPPLIES FROM THE BAG ScissorsWhite yarn Paper plateGlue stickMarkersSmall white pompomElmer's glue (or Glue Dots...