Category Archives: scissors

A Valentine Tree

Supplies needed: A small tree branch(6in.) with lots of small branches A pot or tin can to put it in A few rocks to weight it down Small paper hearts, string Hole punch Typed or written Bible verses about loving … Continue reading

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Valentine fun…..Happy Valentines Day

Supplies needed: Wall paper sample book or assorted colored paper Scissors, markers, glue Heart patterns different sizes on hard stock paper or use cookie cutter Lace,buttons, bows, rick rack, cloth scraps, etc. For younger children cut out at least a … Continue reading

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I Am Special

Supplies needed: Large sheet of paper large enough for child’s body to be traced on it Crayons or markers Misc. items such as fabric, yarn, buttons, lace, etc. Let the child lay down on the paper and trace their body.  Then … Continue reading

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Colors

Supplies needed: One sheet of construction paper for each color A bean bag or a pair of rolled up socks will do Lay colored construction paper on the floor in two rows.  Let the child toss the bean bag on a color.  Ask … Continue reading

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Alphabet Shopping

You and you child make a pretend shopping list.  Choose two letters that have very different sounds, such as M and D.  Divide the paper in half and put the M on one side and the D on the other. Take … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Fly a Kite

All my life I have heard that March comes in like a lamb or a lion.  For my family it came in like a lion and I am not talking about the wind.  My husband Ray went in for a … Continue reading

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Paper brooms that really sweep

Supplies needed:  6 pages of the newpaper, scissors, paper clip, and rubber band You are going to be all ready to clean clean clean. Give the child 6 sheets of newspaper. While lying flat, secure them with a paper clip or … Continue reading

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