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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.

CD Stars

Reverse image stars shimmer and shine when made with hologram paper. For the 4th of July holiday, make these stars in red and blue with a touch of silver for the white. Both the shine from the CD and the shine from the paper will give a dazzling effect to ...

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Paper Mouse Cone Craft

Two sizes of mice that kids can create with colorful paper. Use printer paper to print them out then either trace onto other printed paper of just use the colored printer paper. This paper mouse cone is a fun craft to go along with your favorite book about mice, like ...

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Impressionism for Kids

6 Easy Art Appreciation classroom lesson plans - elementary and pre-k children. Impressionism Art plans include Monet, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Seurat, Degas, Renoir.

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Shamrock Sun Catcher

The reverse image of the design creates a pretty image both ways. There are several ways to create the sun-catcher, with strips of tissue paper or watercolor markers.

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Valentine Heart Math

A Valentine activity that makes adding and subtracting fun! A free printable is provided for the hearts as well as the math worksheet.

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Peacock Craft for Kids

Peacocks are so colorful and a fun craft for kids to decorate! Here is a fun peacock craft to match a classroom themed workshop.

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Impressionism Art Project

Teach impressionism art with this free form style artwork project that is easy enough for younger children. Using different colors of plastic binder sheets to create overlapping designs and whirls of color. No two masterpieces will be alike. Either use a prop for children to copy or let them use ...

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Friendship Chain

A fun craft for friends to put together for Valentine's Day, Friendship Day, birthday parties or any special occasion. Create one chain for the group or one for each of the friends.

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Valentine Tree

A Valentine Tree Craft for children uses two printable pages to create a heart shaped tree. Printable heart and tree templates.

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Friendship Hearts

A decorative hanging heart for Valentine's Day, Friendship Day and even Mother's Day. Hanging Friendship Hearts are a way to share talents and personality.

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