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6 DIY Gifts For Kids That Can Be Made In Under 6 Hours!

Posted By Desmond Williams On December 19, 2012 @ 3:15 pm In art,diy kids crafts,eco play,gift guide,green baby gifts,green family,green gifts,green holiday ideas for kids,green kids,green toys,kids entertainment | No Comments

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1. SOCK ANIMALS – INSTRUCTIONS [5]Design Sponge [6]

Materials:
• One pair of socks.
• Stuffing-cotton batting or polyester fiber.
• Red knitting yarn.
• Black embroidery thread.
• All purpose thread.
• Buttons for eyes (optional)

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2. WOODEN BABY BLOCKS – INSTRUCTIONS [8] – Ashley Steele

Materials:
• 3 1/4-inch square wood block
• Sandpaper
• Scissors
• Acrylic paint
• Mod Podge
• Paintbrush
• Decorative paper
• Emery board
• Letters, numbers, and embellishments
• Sponge

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3. FABRIC NESTING DOLLS – INSTRUCTIONS [10] – Made by Joel

Materials:
• Fabric (I used a natural denim for the front and fleece for the back.)
• Scissors and/or rotary cutter
• Sewing machine (or hand sew)
• Fabric pen (I use Painters Opaque Paint Markers by Elmer’s. They’re non-toxic and great for fabric.)

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4. CHALKBOARD CITY BLOCKS – INSTRUCTIONS [12] – Hellobee

Materials:
• One length of 2X4 lumber
• Chalkboard paint
• Foam roller
• Paint tray
• Sandpaper

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5. CHILDREN’S ART TOTE – INSTRUCTIONS [14] – H is for Handmade

Materials:
• Sewing machine
• 3/8 yrd. fabric (heavy and sturdy fabric is best!)
• Fabric measuring approx. 14″X14″ (a quilter’s fat quarter is perfect!)
• Ribbon (optional)
• Scissors
• Iron

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6. PICTURE DOMINO SET – INSTRUCTIONS [16] – Artsy Ants

Materials:
• Wooden blocks (check the lumber section of your local hardware store for non-treated wood)
• Mod Podge
• Camera
• Printer

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*BONUS* DINO ROCKS- INSTRUCTIONS [18] – The Kitchen is my Playground

Materials:
• Sand
• Flour
• Leftover coffee grounds
• A package or two of plastic dinosaurs (or other surprise!)
• Mixing bowl
• Baking sheet
• Parchment paper


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