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Girl Guides of Prince Edward Island shared this on their Facebook page today and I think this is COOL. We’re doing Key to the Arts (Act it Out) this year and this might be a nifty craft to make that happen.

Check out DIY Spoon Puppets from Kid Play Do.

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The author of this blog (which was highlighted on the PEI Facebook page) makes Shell Pendants. I imagine you could do the same with small rocks or other keepsakes with your Brownies.

Go to Easy Salt Dough Keepsakes – Shell Pendant on Red Ted Art.

Shell-Pendants-making-holiday-memories

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Hawk Owl Jen’s Mom has been surfing Pinterest and found this Paper Plate Owl Craft from HuppieMama.com.  Thanks Sharon for the idea.  =)

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This looks like a great craft. The supplies aren’t that expensive and it should be easy enough for little hands to do (probably not as neatly as the example, but it would be fun to see what happens).

Check out the DIY Fall Shabby Pumpkin from Sara Dawn Designs (definitely follow the link because she has some good instructions and there’s a key one that makes the project).

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Have you been checking out Craft Camp from Skip to my Lou?  They’re highlighting some great activities to do with kids.

Today www.wired.com had a post about 10 Great DIY activities for Kids and at first glance, the Newspaper Forts from Modern Parents, Messy Kids would work well for Building Up or as a teamwork camp activity (like Building with Boxes – but taking up less space and requiring less prep).

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I’m a knitter and am always so amazed (and a bit jealous) at how fast weaving works up.  I bet Brownies would respond well to the speed too!

Here are some kid friendly weaving tutorials… Make a Weaving Frame from www.montessoriworld.org and Weaving a Bookmark from http://www.auntannie.com/.

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