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Hands On Crafts for Kids

Hands On Crafts for Kids

Hands on Crafts for Kids is packed with fun craft projects. We want crafting to become a part of your life every day; surround yourself with things you make, and make being creative a part of who you are. Projects include kids' crafts for ages 7 to 12.

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A dry erase bulletin board, a take a-long tote, hanging pot made from clay, and recycled pin using pop tabs - all very practical ideas for crafting every day, today on Hands On.

A line is an infinitely extending one-dimensional figure; one that has length but not width or thickness. In art lines are the basis that give form to a piece of art. They can be straight or curved, thick or thin, and raised or flat. Projects featuring lines: a modern art canvas with paint and masking tape; lines become three dimensional as we make a playhouse for dolls or action figures; continue with your art journal and use brightly colored pens and a special tool to make spirograph line drawings. Finally make an unbreakable stained glass plaque with foil.

Become an interior designer with crafts you create. Katie shows how to light up the night with a glittery night light. Franz helps you plan and host an art gallery opening at your house. Jenny shows how to bond with your own home as you make a house from felt. Then decorate your home with a colorful garland made from the Family Craft Box. Katie uses a favorite fabric to add a bright, fresh pintuck quilted picture to any bedroom decor.

Flowers make us happy. By mixing bright colors, Jenny Barnett-Rohrs makes a fun floral banner. Candie Cooper makes flowerpots that help you count and add. Artist Franz Spohn draws tulips and daisies in different perspectives. Jenny creates a nightlight inspired by coral that grows in the sea.

Head to the great outdoors with camping crafts. Jenny Barnett-Rohrs fashions a talking stick like those used by ancient tribes. Then, she paints images of nature with sand. Franz Spohn makes his own fishing game and Jenny weaves a beaded dream catcher. Candie Cooper lights up the forest with a cool camp lantern.

Canada is located in northern, North America and is bordered on the south by the United States. It is the world's second largest country by total area. Nature and the outdoors play an important part in many designs from Canada. Today we're featuring some of the tribal designs of the native people. First, is a foam totem featuring woodland animals and birds. Commonly carved from wood, totems feature animals especially woodland creatures. Then, we create a story hide - mimicking a leather hide but made from paper. We're making miniature friendship hides with authentic chalked designs.

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