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Gift IDEA

Тhese are the gifts made by Mrs Katya Traykova’s third-graders from School 176 in the village of Negovan,…

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14 Ways to Make Handprint ANIMALS

Fish I was reminded about these ideas recently while I was watching ‘Good Night Kids” with my daughter…

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The 1st ENTRY into Our SUMMER RECYCLED CRAFTS COMPETITION

Magic Bracelet Maya Alexandrova – От нищо нещо (Something Out of Nothing) Or as my daughter put it…

Möbius Magic Strip

Möbius Magic Strip

Тhis strip has only one edge and one surface. The notions of left and right are meaningless here….

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DIY dog from clothespins

Colour, glue and make your DIY dog with the help of three clothespins, a little felt, and google…

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The EGG That Never FALLS

  This egg may tumble but will not fall. When you put it on a flat surface and…

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2 Easter Paper Crafts

 1. Big paper eggs – easy to cut off and assemble, suitable for Easter decoration. We cut 4-5…

Sea-Themed-COLLAGES

Sea-Themed COLLAGES

These photos were sent to us by the kids and teachers from Group 3 of Pinocchio Preschool, Varna….

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Bottle Cap SNAKE

Do you remember the first Bulgarian issue of National Geographic KIDS? There was a bottle cap snake in…

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Plastic Bag YARN

This is the hat crocheted by Elitsa Nikolova – her entry into our Recycled Crafts Competition. , The yarn…

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KROKOTAK’s New Home

    Today KROKOTAK moved to a new home.. the old one became too small… and we had…

HALLOWEEN-COSTUMES

HALLOWEEN COSTUMES

I truly envied Iva from  The Land Beyond the Rainbow for these ideas. You can see from the…

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A TORNADO in a JAR

It worked, though not the first time around Fill two thirds of a small mason jar with baking…

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Homemade LAVA

We borrowed the idea from  here and made some pretty impressive green lava. The experiment turned out very…

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The SELF-INFLATING Balloon

Even I was surprised and happy when I saw the balloon inflate itself. Well, not entirely by itself…

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CODED LETTER – Let’s Be Detectives

Can you decipher what we wrote? You will need a CODE CIRLE… and you’ll have to know that…

Singing-STRAWS

Singing STRAWS

Did you know that straws can make music… or rather, that if you cut drinking straws into different…

Moving-OWL

Moving OWL

This fun toy might be simple, but it’s very charming and we do love it.  An owl drawing…

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From HOMEMADE PLASTICINE

Wny should I make my own plasticine when I can buy that stuff from the store? I already…

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Plasticine BLACK CAT

This black kitten seems to nudge us towards Halloween. We made it very easily from black plasticine.  …

Balloon-ROCKET

Balloon ROCKET

We drew the rocket with permanent markers so it wouldn’t come off every time we inflate the balloon….

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The LEAF FAIRIES

We started with candy cones… and we made leaf fairies!…  At the weekend, while we were rollerskating with…

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DIY Paper SPINNER

It spins beautifully The kids can spin it, too, with a bit of practice.  A small spinner made…

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SALT and PVA GLUE Paintings

To make these paintings, you will need colored cardboard, PVA glue, watercolor paints and oridinary cooking salt. You…

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6 New Chestnut, Acorn and Plasticine IDEAS

Тhis is the result from our last walk in the Borissova Garden   Here are a few easy…

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Leaf RUBBINGS

Тhese are colored rubbings of dry autumn leaves. The leaves must be dry (dry them with an iron)…

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Colored CAKE

I have a cake recipe that works every time. The only thing I added was two packages of…

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From LEFTOVER WAX CRAYONS

Do you have plenty of wax crayon pieces that are so small you can’t draw with them anymore?…

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Crocodiles from the Nile

Тhese are the second paper toys (after the snakes) that we played with quite a lot. Perhaps the…

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Mom, Let’s Read about the Feet Again!

I must confess that I bought Zoya Vassileva’s book “The Merry Barefoot Band”(„Весела чета с босите крачета“) mostly…

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Let’s Play at HOME

We saw the idea HERE – and it turned out really well. We needed colored printer sheets, masking…

Clothespin- kids craft

Clothespin HEDGEHOG

Color a little hedgehog. You will need clothespins (wooden, so you can color them) and a piece of…

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Post-It Note CROWN

All you need to make this crown is a cube of post-it notes. You won’t need any templates,…

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A BLANKET for the DOLLS

Kids love learning how things have been made before we buy them from the store. For them it’s…

Crocheted-LETTERS

Crocheted LETTERS

Тhese letters are wonderful, soft and perfect for little hands. The crocheting technique is the same you would…

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A Fantastic SPRING GARDEN

Ivа, Dari and Vyara  ( Страната отвъд дъгата (The Land Beyond the Rainbow)) warmed our hearts once again…

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Party Decoration IDEAS

Perhaps you already know them – they are Bozhi and Deni. As I am on the same wavelength…

TISSUE-PAPER-BALLS

TISSUE PAPER BALLS

I visited Theresa and Iva while they were making these giant paper balls to decorate their day center…

Pumpkins

Pumpkins, Pumpkins… LOTS OF PUMPKINS

To make these pumpkins, you will need 4 orange A4 sheets, accordion-folded (lengthwise). They are an easy, beautiful…

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Holiday DECORATIONS

What a beautiful birthday party! I had long wanted to post these colorful lamps. They are the work…