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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.

Homework Pass

Free printable homework pass for your students. Perfect for holidays, birthdays or for doing a good job. No Homework for the student - a special treat!

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Trick-or-Treat Mummy Bag

An easy preschool activity just in time for Halloween or make a trick-or-treat mummy bag to complete a Halloween costume.

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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, Six Styles of Art

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

A fun lesson in Impressionism Art. Layer colors and shapes to create dimension and design. Primary colors mix to form secondary colors with transparent sheets.

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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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