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Sponge Bob Matzah Craft

Posted by Elisa Taub
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Passover decorations don't have to be traditional. I got this idea for a Sponge Bob matzah while conversing with a piece of gefilte fish during a particularly long Seder. It's a unique Passover craft and will occupy your kids while you are busy getting everything ready for the Seder. 

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Floral Valentine

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Who doesn't love roses on Valentines Day? But after a week, the flowers are faded and our wonderful scent of love gone. Not with this project! Made with silk flowers and a little rose oil, our Valentine Floral Decoration allows your child to spread the love all year long. 

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Heart Paperweight

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This cute paperweight project immortalizes those conversation heart candies beyond Valentines Day and sends a little message of affection to your loved ones. Great for your kids to make and give to moms, dads, grandmas and grandpas. 

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Dreidel Bag

Posted by Elisa Taub
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Hanukkah is almost here and among the many traditions surrounding this holiday is the game of Dreidel! I have wonderful childhood memories of evenings spent playing this game with my family and now I am creating these same warm memories for my own children. 

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Holiday Gifts To Make Charm Bracelet

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I saw this great Charm Bracelet project at a recent Girl Scout leader's meeting and had to share it with you. So easy to make, your kids will want to create several...including one for themselves. 

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Thanksgiving Placeholders

Posted by Elisa Taub
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These cute edible turkey placeholders are an oldie but a goodie that I just had to share. If you don't want to use them as placeholders you can simply serve them as a Thanksgiving treat for the kids. Plus, they are so easy to make, you can have your older kids make them while you are busy getting your feast together. 

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Halloween Art Projects

Posted by Elisa Taub
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Need to scare up a few activities for your Halloween celebration? We've got just what you need to make this Hallow's Eve a ghoulish delight!

CREEPY HAND DECORATION

Supplies
Non-powdered Surgical Gloves
Popcorn
M&M Candies

Have kids drop one M&M candy into each fingertip for the fingernail. Next instruct them to fill the rest of the hand with popcorn. When they are done, tie a knot in the top. Hang as Halloween decoration. 

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Candy Bags

Posted by Elisa Taub
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I don't know about you, but I want that Halloween candy out of the house. Now. It's not so much about the kids having too much sugar, it's about me not being able to stop eating it. So I've come up with this art project as a sneaky way to keep me from my Halloween habit. 

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First Day Pin

Posted by Elisa Taub
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Starting school, whether pre-school or kindergarten, can be pretty scary. While some children enthusiastically wave good-bye and never look back, others approach this day with much apprehension. One way to ease the tension is to create a "First Day Pin". 

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Memory Beads

Posted by Elisa Taub
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Summer is a time for travel, and over the next month we will be presenting special souvenir projects that your children can create to remind them of their special vacations. 

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