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How to Make a Paper Mâché Dinosaur

June 19, 2009
How to Make a Paper Mâché Dinosaur

 Paper mâché cheetah   When my son was young, he always liked making paper mâché versions of the animals he was interested in or studying. We still have the models. It is a way to engage your child in their learning and making the animal models are easy to do once you understand the...
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Using Play Dough to Practice Spelling Words

January 29, 2009
Using Play Dough to Practice Spelling Words

This is an easy way for your child to practice spelling words and it is also great for fine motor development. You’ll Need: a copy of the words to learn a sheet protector play dough (recipe follows) One way to practice is by placing one spelling word (written on 81/2 x 11 paper) inside...
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Make Apple Sauce

October 18, 2008
Make Apple Sauce

Children learn so much when they help in the kitchen. Besides, cherishing the time with you, they learn that measuring makes a difference and it’s a step towards being a self-sufficient adult. Making apple sauce is easy and yummy and your children will enjoy the fact that they helped make it while they eat...
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Paint with Apples

October 18, 2008
Paint with Apples

Painting with apples cut in various shapes gives your child an opportunity to explore textures, shapes and colors in a safe environment. Materials: 2 apples knife paper plate butcher block or white construction paper tempera paints in assorted colors Cut the apples to create different shapes: Cut one apple horizontally – when apples are...
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Volcanoes

September 12, 2008

Making volcanoes to add to your habitat will give your child an opportunity to problem solve while testing chemical reactions. How to Make Volcano Materials: small paper cup cookie sheet with edges cardboard tube newspaper masking tape paper mache mixture cardboard paint Attach a cardboard tube (empty paper towel roll works great) to the...
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How to Paper Mâché

August 8, 2008

  This is a video on how to take off the excess paper mâché mixture from the newspaper when it is dipped into the mixture. Taking off the excess mixture will allow each layer of the paper mâché to dry more quickly. Materials: 1 1⁄2 cup flour 1 cup water newspaper white tissue paper (optional)...
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