An adult needs to do some preliminary gluing, but then it’s time to turn the kids loose! This activity has a tendency to get a bit messy from all the excitement, so it’s best to put down a paint tarp to catch paint splatter. YOU’LL NEED: An old CD, a marble, marker top, glue gun,…

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Who doesn’t love a rainbow? This is a great springtime activity that helps improve fine motor skills! You’ll need: a large sheet of white paper, a bag of pom poms, a pencil, glue Instruction: Draw a large rainbow outline on your paper. Glue on your pom poms to represent each color of the rainbow! Feel…

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Kiddos become young explorers when they set out for an adventure with these awesome binoculars they can make themselves! You’ll need: 2 toilet paper rolls or a paper towel roll cut in half, paint or colored construction paper, PVA glue, clothes pegs, ribbon and stickers or other decorations Instructions: First, either choose your paint colors…

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These pretty spring tulips are the perfect activity for the season and easy to make at home! You’ll need: construction paper, paper straws (green or color them with green marker), a hole punch, scissors and a glue stick Instructions: On construction paper, start by drawing the shape of a tulip and cutting it out. Accordion…

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Black ink is black ink, right? Maybe not! Even though the ink from different pens looks the same, it might actually be made of many different dyes. You can separate the dyes in the ink from different pens to make different patterns. Did you know that inks and markers are often combinations of several colored dyes?…

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These shamrock stamps are super fun to make to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! You’ll need: a recycled toilet paper roll, construction paper (color of your choosing), Scotch tape, green paint and a paintbrush Instructions: First, take your toilet paper roll and push it inwards so that it makes a heart shape. Put a piece of…

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If you are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this year, you’ll love making these shamrock masks to wear for the occasion! You’ll need: green construction paper (or white paper with green paint), a stapler, green yarn or wool, pencils, scissors, glue and a paintbrush (if you are painting rather than using green paper) Instructions: Draw the…

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These leprechaun puppets are perfect for a your kiddo to let their imagination come to life with a puppet show or just to play with like other toys! You’ll need: an orange cupcake liner, green, black and yellow construction paper, a Manila folder or tan construction paper, a large wood craft stick, googly eyes, crayons…

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With springtime just around the corner, these flowers are perfect for indoors as we await the blooming of flowers in our gardens! You’ll need: cupcake liners, construction paper, pipe cleaners, glue and markers Instructions: 1. Find some cupcake liners. If they aren’t already colorful, feel free to add your own designs to them with markers.…

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Your kiddos will feel like lucky leprechauns when they get to play with this fluffy slime! You’ll need: a 1/2 cup of white glue, 3 cups foaming shaving cream, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, green food coloring, 1 tablespoon of saline solution, a large bowl, measuring cups, spoons and St. Patrick’s theme accessories (if you wish…

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