August 7th – Children’s Homemade gift ideas for Christmas

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    Drawn and Framed Art

    Cut the fronts off of cereal boxes and have children paint personalized art on the cardboard.  Frame as a special gift for grandma or grandpa

  • Cut pictures from magazines and paste on recipe cards.  Add a special verse and you have ready made Christmas cards.
  • Cut out snow flakes from heavy card stock.  Color and hang from thread.
  • Red and green lifesavers make easy candle holders for Christmas cakes. Bake cupcakes with mom and place a life saver on the cake.  Push the candle into the opening.
  • keep last years cards and calendars.  Glue onto cardboard and cut into shapes to make entertaining jigsaw puzzles for children.
  • Make modelling clay for your brother or sister from food coloring, 1 cup salt, 1/2 cup flour and 3/4 cup water.  Store in the refrigerator when not in use.
  • Use pompoms, stars, and candy canes as decorations for gifts.
  • Use old clothespins to make Christmas tree ornaments.  Decorate with fabric, ink, and wool to make angels.
  • Make pictures out of painted pasta.  Glue pasta in designs on cardboard.
Countdown to Christmas Eve!

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