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Saturday, July 17, 2010
Crafts for the 4th
We got invited to be on the preschool float for Peelu's school. So you know we had to get decked out in full patriotic spirit. First we found this super cool eagle design in Family Fun magazine. The big kids had a great time making these. AND they were super easy.
Then the next day, Peelu decided she wanted to decorate her own tank top. So I came up with an easy firework design. And wouldn't you know it - the big kids decided they wanted fireworks too - on the back of their eagle shirts. For the fireworks I just used some fabric paint I had in a bottle- red, blue & glittery silver.
I had the kids hold out their hands, palm up and I squirted lines of paint down their fingers. Then they just put their hand face down on their shirts. It made a super easy firework effect.
An just in case you think that was all the craftiness we had in store for the 4th - we also made sparkler skirts for the girls.
And fun masks, too!
Phew! It was a crafty 4th! You can probably guess that it is one of our favorite holidays.
Wife to a VERY understanding man (even if he does roll his eyes and duck back into his garage way too much); mother to three maniacs,crafter, professional volunteer, crazed maniac in her own right...yep, that about covers it for now.
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