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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Unicorn Slime

Supplies 1/2 cup hot water 1/2 tsp. borax 1 bottle of glitter glue 1 cup water Glitter (optional) Directions In a small pitcher, add the 1/2 cup of hot water and 1/2 tsp. of borax. Stir and allow the borax to dissolve. Pour out the bottle of glitter glue into a bowl, and add 1 […]

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Wood Slice Ornament

Supplies Wood slices Woven ribbon Water transfer paper Inkjet printer and printed out image Craft glue paint brush Directions Resize your images so they’ll fit on the wood slices. Print them out on the water transfer paper. Place your wood slice over the image and trace around using a pen. Place the image on top […]

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Mini Mummy Pinata

Supplies toilet paper tube googly eyes white crepe paper streamer double-sided tape scrapbook paper baker’s twine small toys and candy Directions Apply a strip of double-sided tape to the edge of tube and use to secure a piece of the streamer in place. Gather a few small toys & candy pieces to fit in the […]

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Hoo’s Picks for Fall Crafts

Fall Handprint Tree Supplies: Cardstock – brown, yellow, red and orange Paper Towel Roll Glue Stick Tape Paper Plate Green Paint Pinecones and sticks for decoration Directions: First paint your paper plate green and set aside to dry. Cut slits in the bottom of the paper towel roll and tape to your paper plate. Then trace your […]

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