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Activities For Kids has been an on-going passion of mine since 1998. I'm a long-time Orlando resident and huge Disney Fan! Prior guide for About.com and current editor for AboutOrlando.com. I hope you enjoy the crafts, recipes and ideas that you find here.

Peace Sign Banner

Peace Symbol printout from Activities For Kids

A quick and easy classroom activity for kids, a Peace Sign Banner can be decorated in a variety of ways. A banner to celebrate Martin Luther King Day.

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Chinese New Year Noise Makers

Say Chinese New Year in Mandarin and Cantonese

Chinese New Year craft for kids. Easy classroom project, Chinese noise makers are a festive way to celebrate. Printable for both the Mandarin and Cantonese.

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Chinese Tambourine

Chinese Tambourine to celebrate the Chinese New Year

Easy classroom project for children, an alternative to the Chinese Drum, this Chinese tambourine uses red and gold Mardi Gras beads attached to a paper plate.

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I Have A Dream

I Have A Dream classroom activity for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Printable quite from Martin Luther King Jr., "I Have A Dream". Add clouds with quotes that children can find in magazines or make-up themselves.

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Christmas Ornament Gift Tags

Kids can be creative with these Christmas Ornament Gift Tags though a printable of ideas is also available.  Free printable for the ornament and decorations at ActivitiesForKids.com

This craft can be done simply for younger children by using markers, crayons or even by decorating with simple holiday shapes. Older children can be a little more creative with the holiday scenes. Either way I’ve included a printout of the holiday designs that I used for the Christmas Ornament ...

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Printable Candy Cane Craft

Printable Candy Cane Craft for your classroom.

An easy holiday craft for kids of all ages. Two sizes for the printable candy cane craft are available. Print, decorate and cut out.

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Christmas Tree Math

Christmas Tree Math printables from Activities For Kids.

Preschool children will have fun punching holes for the tree number, older children can work on Christmas Tree Math by creating formulas.

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Recycled CD Snowman Craft

Recycled CD holiday craft for kids.

A fun way to decorate for the holidays with a recycled CD. This snowman craft for kids is a great classroom activity for December.

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Shining CD Christmas Nativity Craft

A lovely holiday decoration using a recycled computer CD.  The stable, manger and figures are all made with basic shapes.  Instructions at ActivitiesForKids.com.

A lovely glow is created when creating a nativity scene on a recycled CD. This Christmas Nativity craft is a great classroom project for younger children.

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