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TERRIFYING PLASTICINE MONSTERS

We were very happy to see those ‘terrifying’ and ‘weird’ photos for the kids from the Flootsie Group…

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Fall CRITTERS

Those nice autumn walks to collect different materials are not just a memory from our childhood. They are…

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Smile: A Puzzle for the Very Young

As the mother of a very young little Krokotak, I took to Mira’s (Усмихни се!) idea immediately. The…

Dry-Leaf-COLLAGE

Dry Leaf COLLAGE

On Saturday, before it rained, we collected lots of leaves, chestnuts and all sorts of twigs and fruits…

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From the CHESTNUTS in the Park

While we were walking the dog in the park, we started collecting chestnuts. They are still quite small,…

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Paper FALL FRUITS

We have shown similar 3D paper figures, but this time we made only seasonal fruits. Each of them…

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How to Make Fall Leaves Last Longer?

Dried autumn leaves often break even before we had the chance to use them. That’s why we’d like…

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OUTDOOR DARTS

Ivanka Stratieva from Krun sent us these photos. We loved the old table-turned-shooting target – and turning duty…

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Plasticine and Broken Spaghetti HEDGEHOG

You need plasticine, spaghetti and a little free time: 1.Make a ball from plasticine (you can use the …

Quick-ELEPHANT-MASK

Quick ELEPHANT MASK

I don’t know who enjoyed the masks more – the little person or the big girls   Тhese…

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Let’s Make a 3D HAND… or Who’s Hiding Under the Blanket?

The final result is very impressive! You get the illusion of a hand hiding under a colorful rug….

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ORIGAMI Mushrooms

Тhese colorful origami mushrooms can be used to decorate a lot of things. You need 2 A4 printer…

FALL-DECOR

FALL DECOR

Fall wreath – you will need some dry leaves, some twigs, chestnuts and rosehips. Prepare the twig base…

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Card and Invitation TEMPLATES

Scroll down to view all documents. Click on an image to enlarge and print. In the middle of…

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KROKOTAK on Pinterest

You can now find  a selection of КRОКОТАК crafts in Pinterest. I hope that would make our ideas…

FALL-CRAFTS

We Got Mail: FALL CRAFTS

An autumn leaves peacock made by Marina Seizova and her son Yassen. The kids from the Forget-me-not Preschool…

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Autumn Flowers BOUQUET

The idea is not new (I couldn’t find the original source but I know that many people will…

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Autumn Chrysanthemums

Here’s another beautiful autumn idea from Eli (Врани Неразбрани, or Obstinate Crows). It’s easy, and you don’t need…

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Caramel APPLES

Kristina Vassileva sent us this Fun birthday recipe for Mia Balls.  You will need: 20 small apples, wooden…

Chestnut-OWLS

Chestnut OWLS

From our mail – a little late and with lots of thanks! Greetings! Here are the owls made…

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FALL CRAFTS From Our Mailbox

Plasticine and sunflower seeds hedgehogs – the Little Lions Group at Spring Preschool, Sevlievo. Fall greetings from Sun…

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Twigs and BUGS

Have you looked closely into the dozens of strange-shaped fruits and seeds on the trees in fall? In…

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Leaf Collages

A lion and a fish made from autumn leaves. We printed out the templates on colored cardboard and…

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Colorful ACORNS for Decoration

Let’s make some colorful acorns! With time the lower part of the acorns dries up, shrinks and falls…

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Sirnitza FIRE

It’s Sirnitza* on Sunday. The kids love this day as they get to jump over big fires that…

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SAND ART

Here are some ideas for making pictures on the beach if it’s so full of beautiful pebbles as…

Folded-Paper-Strip-ANIMALS

Folded Paper Strip ANIMALS

The interesting thing about these paper animals are the accordion-folded legs, feelers or bodies. You can use the…

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Homemade LEMONADE (No Boiling, and No Conservatives Added)

What’s better on a hot summer day than a glass of cold lemonade? Maria from  My Cooking Book…

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LITTLE CIRCLES Collages

This ‘ocean floor’ collage was sent to us by the kids and the teachers from Group 3 at…

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Crab-Shaped BREAD

I saw the recipe for this crab-shaped bread in Maria’s Blog – My Cooking Book and I thought…

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What Do CLOUDS Look Like?

It’s summer, and the journeys begin. But traveling is tiresome for little kids who must stay ‘put’ for…

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FALL STARS from Chestnut Leaf Stalks

NATURE CRAFTS FALL DECORATIONS Тhis is a good excuse to take the kids for a walk in the…

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Papier-Mache DINOSAURS

Dinosaurs are special. A gorgeous boy with deep blue eyes asked me about them – the son of…

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Little TRACTOR

For this tractor you will need: an empty toilet paper roll, aluminium foil, a matchbox, chestnuts, toothpicks and…

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Drinking Straw STARFISH

My daughter keeps playing with drinking straws. She makes squares, triangles, magic wands and all sorts of other…

DIY-Water-Clock

DIY Water Clock

The water clock  (clepsydra) was invented in 3 century B.C. in Ancient Egypt by Ctesibius – an ancient…

Secret-LETTERS

Secret LETTERS

Why not become spies for a day and write some secret messages to your friends. First, you have…

Banana-ICE-CREAM

Banana ICE-CREAM

A tasty summer dessert. As always, this recipe was tried and tested at home – and univocally approved…

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SUMMER Amulet

See this idea by Veliana and Nasko  ( “Двама с мама”) and make this amulet from rubber stamps, clay…

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SUMMER LANTERNS, or Catching the Light

Another great idea from Vihra! The kids surely couldn’t make them alone, but they would certainly enjoy the…