Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Batter Up! A Fun Baseball Bookmark

Today's Craft : Batter Up! A Fun Baseball Bookmark
Create a beautiful baseball bookmark for yourself or the baseball enthusiast in your life!

To make this craft project you will need colored construction paper, a colorful pipe cleaner, scissors, crayons, and other materials to decorate your baseball bookmark. To begin cut out a simple baseball using the picture provided as a guide. Now select a colorful piece of construction paper and cut out the baseball bat. The color you choose will be the dominant color of your baesball bat. You could also use a heavier weight piece of paper if you wish to make a more sturdy bookmark. Decorate your baseball bat and your baseball. Add stitching to the baseball, a name to the bat, and any else you want. Next take a colorful pipe cleaner and attach one end of it to the baseball you cut out. Attach the other end of the pipe cleaner to the center of the baseball bat you created. Secure it in place on the back side. Now use your baseball bookmark to hold your place as you read or give it to someone special. Enjoy Crafting!

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Monday, June 04, 2007

Letter B becomes a Bee

Today's Craft : Letter B becomes a Bee
Transform your letter B into a buzzin' bee!

To make this craft project you will need colored construction paper, scissors, glue, and markers or crayons. To begin, cut your scissors and cut out a large yellow letter B and some white bee wings. Glue them onto a background piece of paper to create a bee- use the picture as a guide. Decorate more with markers or crayons, adding stripes, a face, etc. Enjoy Crafting!

Sunday, June 03, 2007

Bumble Bee Balloon

Today's Craft: Bumble Bee Balloon
Create a floating bumblebee project!

To make a floating Bumble Bee Balloon, you will need a yellow balloon, black markers, string for the balloon, and white paper if you wish to add white eyes or white wings to your bee. To begin, inflate your balloon. This is your bee's body. Next draw black stripes all the way around the balloon with your black marker. Add eyes and a face with the marker next and you will have a beautiful bumblebee. Add wings or larger eyes with white paper if you wish. Enjoy Crafting!

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Saturday, June 02, 2007

Crawling Crabs with Claws

Today's Craft : Crawling Crabs with Claws
Careful these crabs could pinch your toe!

To make this craft project you will need brass fasteners, colored construction paper, glue, tape, colored cotton balls, crayons, and scissors. Your crab will be made up of several different pieces. First let's make the crab's body. Select a piece of colored construction paper. The color you choose will become the dominant color of your crab. Fold it in half and cut an oval leaving the fold intact. Next cut out two big crab claws. You can use the templates listed at the address below or your own imagination. Attach the two crab claws with brass fasteners to the bottom of the crab body you just cut out. Next cut out little crab legs to go out from the sides of the crab body and tape or glue them in place. Now you are ready to decorate your crawling crab. Add eyes with paper, crayons, or even colored cotton balls and decorate the crab's shell. Enjoy Crafting!

Crab Template

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