17 July 2010

DIY summer bracelets

In: 6+ Years

via Between The Lines

A classic summertime activity. Beautiful way to use up scraps of fabric. Via Craftzine (that endless source of crafty fun).

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This craft is so great because it will keep kids busy for hours, improve their fine motor skills, and increase concentration. Pluse they'll enjoy it, AND it can be done with recycled materials???

Thanks a million for posting this! I'm going to get the word out to all of the parents I know!

Here's a link to more activities that can be done with recycled materials.

http://tiny.cc/mfhd8

It is Amazing what you can do with things that are just laying around the house that people tend to ignore or have way too much of. Rubber bands are all over our house, so it's a good way to teach kids that you can create your own trends without spending money :)

If you're looking for a good movie for the kids, the 2010 remake of Jack and the Beanstalk is a great one that demonstrates good values and morals. I watched it with my son and we both LOVED it. Become a fan of the Jack and the Beanstalk facebook page and you can watch the trailer and read about the cast, plus get ideas for fun family activities - http://www.facebook.com/pages/Jack-and-the-Beanstalk/109969562361625

Wow, thanks for posting the photos. Now, it's a great idea to make some fun bracelets and make the kids get busy!

Now that's a cheap and clever way to make bracelets. It's going on my list of events for our next play group. Thanks!

Those are always a fun thing to do during all months of the year, not just summertime! Different colors for different seasons!

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