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christmas and non christmas craft ideas. MOMBiE; Chloe's Mama~ 1 child; Spencer, Massachusetts 11838 posts
Nov 29th '12

Looking for some new ideas and im also finding tons on pintrest.
Share the crafts!
Got some great ones from here: http://chasingcheerios.blogspot.com/search/label/Christmas?updated-max=2009-12-23T00%3A37%3A00-05%3A00&max-results=20



This one i think chloe will like..
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Snowball Surprise Soap
O and I made Snowball Surprise Soap to go along with the book, Dream Snow, which was our advent book on Friday. To make Snowball Surprise Soap, you need a bar of white soap (we used Dove), a grater, a small toy (we used a plastic penguin), and a bowl of warm water.
First, we took turns grating the soap.



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Then we wet our hands in the bowl of warm water, picked up handfuls of the grated soap, and pressed it onto the penguin.
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As we pressed the soap onto the penguin, we rolled the ball in our hands to make a snowball shape.
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This was a fun and easy activity, and this soap would make a great handmade gift for kids. I think we'll definitely add this to our list of handmade gifts to make for next Christmas!



(The idea for this activity came from a magazine...probably Family Fun, but possibly Parents.)

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Nov 29th '12
MOMBiE; Chloe's Mama~ 1 child; Spencer, Massachusetts 11838 posts
Nov 29th '12

Candy Cane Playdough



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Homemade playdough makes a wonderful gift, and the girls and I had fun making candy cane playdough for their friends and cousins. E(2) and I mixed up a batch of vanilla scented playdough while O was at school. When O(5) got home, we made a batch of peppermint playdough. We all love playing with the fresh, warm dough.



I put the jars of candy cane playdough in these gingerbread boxes along with a few cookie cutters. What a fun and simple Christmas gift! I hope the girls' friends and cousins love this gift as much as we do!
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H&HMommyy 2 kids; Alabama 2148 posts
Nov 29th '12
Quoting MOMBiE; Chloe's Mama~:" Candy Cane Playdough Homemade playdough makes a wonderful gift, and the girls and I had fun making ... [snip!] ... cutters. What a fun and simple Christmas gift! I hope the girls' friends and cousins love this gift as much as we do! "


i love the playdough idea!

MOMBiE; Chloe's Mama~ 1 child; Spencer, Massachusetts 11838 posts
Nov 29th '12

Salt Dough Santa Handprint Ornaments: 1/2 cup salt, 1/2 cup flour, 1/4 water (give or take), knead until dough forms. Make impression and cut out hand shape with a knife leaving a border. Poke a hole in the top for hanging. Bake at 200F for 3 hours. Paint, seal and ready to hang :)
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