Leaf Globe

Ingredients Large Mason Jar Glycerin Fall Foil Leaf Confetti Tree Branch from your backyard Hot Glue Gun Water Directions: Collect a small tree branch or twig from your yard. Make sure it’s clean, without peeling pieces of bark that might cloud up your bottle. Trim the tree branch to fit inside your mason jar. Test […]

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Dancing Gummy Worms

Supplies: Gummy Worms Baking Soda Vinegar Cutting Board Sharp Knife 2 Clear Cups Directions: With a wet knife, cut the gummy worms in quarters, we cut 3 worms in 12 long, slender pieces. Measure 3 tablespoons of baking soda and stir into a glass filled with 1 cup of warm water. Mix worms into the […]

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Popsicle Bracelets

Supplies: Jumbo Popsicle Sticks Small Cup Rubber Band 150 Grit Sandpaper Modge Podge Stickers Scrapbooking Paper Other Embellishments Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add popsicle sticks.  Some may break, so use a few extra. Soak for 15 minutes. While sticks are boiling locate a small cup that is about the size of a wrist.  […]

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Balloon Luminary

Supplies: High-Melt Paraffin Wax Party Balloons Double Boiler Cookie Sheet   Directions: Fill a balloon with tepid water. Melt your wax. Optimum working temperature is 180 degrees Fahrenheit. Slowly dip your balloon into the wax just below the water level in the balloon.  Hold the balloon in the wax for a few seconds, and then slowly lift it […]

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Yarn Monsters

Supplies Yarn Pipe cleaners Drawn or Googly Eyes Scissors White Glue Directions Bend your pipe cleaner in half and twist it about 1/3 of the way down, just shy of the three adult finger width that you will wrap the yarn around. Wrap your yarn around your fingers so you get a nice thick chunk […]

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Light Up Aquarium

Supplies Aquarium plants Plastic sea creatures Mason jars Water with blue food coloring submersible LED lights Permanent Adhesive Directions Start by adding the plant before the gravel.  Push the plant to the side as you fill the jar with gravel. Do this in a circle, so that you cover all sides of the plant base. […]

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Flower Seed Bombs

Supplies Seeds Colorful Paper Silicone Mold Blender Directions Tear the paper in small pieces. Soak the paper in water for about 15 minutes. Squeeze out the water and place the paper in a blender and blend until it is a pulp consistency. Squeeze out any excess water out of the pulp. Fill the molds up […]

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Cool Whip Easter Eggs

Supplies: Cool Whip Hard Boiled Eggs Food Coloring Directions: Using a shallow, glass baking dish fill the bottom with Cool Whip. Then choose your colors and put in LOTS of drops. Swirl around and then place in your egg. At this point it’s time to go to town. You want to make sure EVERY part […]

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Milk Carton Birdhouse

Supplies clean empty cartons acrylic paint paint brush water paper towel nail or screwdriver string or yarn scissors utility knife bird seed Directions Use a utility knife to cut the sides out of a carton. Place the carton on a protected surface and paint with acrylic paints. Let dry. Poke a hole into the top […]

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Lava Lamp Experiment

Supplies: Vegetable Oil Water Gel food coloring Original Alka-Seltzer tablets Directions: To begin, color about 1/2 cup of water with food coloring. Take the Alka-Seltzer tablets and break them into 2 or 3 pieces. Place them in a small cup or container. Fill a glass about 3/4 full with vegetable oil. Then pour in the […]

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