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Decorative VASE

Cooking is not my passion, but we could still find enough material at home to decorate these beautiful…

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Paper Napkin BUTTERFLIES

To make these butterflies, you will need some wooden clothespins and a package of paper handkerchiefs. Decorate the…

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HANDPRINT Sun

  This project may be a little messy, but it’s well worth it.  The sun turned out very…

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Handprint BUTTERFLY

Put your child’s palms on the paper as shown and draw around them. Add the body and the…

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Color-In PAPER VASE

Believe it or not, the total amount of time it took me to make this vase before coloring…

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LOLLIPOP Butterfly

What a beautiful little gift, isn’t it? Every child would enjoy this sweet little butterfly. It’s very easy…

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GLOSSY MAGAZINE Flowers

These paper flowers make gorgeous cards for Mother’s Day or any of the spring holidays. You will need…

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Paper HYACINTHS

Let us introduce our paper hyacints – they are easy enough for children to make them as a…

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COUS-COUS Collage

Yulia Kyurkchieva and the kids from Euroschool in Varna have sent us their butterfly collages made with colored…

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AFTER THE RAIN

It’s still raining outside, and Eli from “Врани Неразбрани”(Obstinate Crows) has come up with this wonderful boredom buster….

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LARGE Martenitsas for DECORATION

What is ‘martenitsa’? In Bulgarian folklore the month of March is often portrayed as a plump, cheerful old…

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MORE SPRING DECORATIONS

Polia Gencheva and the children from her preschool group in Pleven are really full of ideas for spring…

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Paper DAFFODILS

Тhese paper daffodils were made by Polia Gencheva, a preschool children from Pleven. As she wrote in her…

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How to make PAPER FLOWERS

Spring is almost here, so I asked Vessi from  Макаричка to be our guest at КRОКОТАК with her…

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HANDPRINT Card

This little handprint card would warm any mother’s heart. Cut out a few flowers, a rectangle and a…

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BOUQUET for Mom

Here’s a creative way of making a bouquet with your kid. You will need a green printer  sheet…

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Egg Carton HENS

You’ll need nothing more than an empty egg carton and some tempera paints to make these egg stands….

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BUNNY Card

The main thing to remember when making this card is using thick cardboard or gluing the paper to…

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Kid’s MORTARBOARD

Тhese mortarboards were specifically created for all the kids who graduate from preschool this year and will be…

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MOLLUSC Prints

Get dreaming of shiny grains of sand and rustling waves with Iva, Vyara and Dari (The Land Beyond…

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Red and White PAPER DOLLS

Paper Girl in Two Colors Baba Marta Paper Doll These dolls are easy to cut and assemble We…

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Martenitsa Bracelet – the KUMIHIMO Technique

We sent our baba Marta to Japan – we made a bracelet martenitsa with the kumihimo technique.  As…

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LION in Love

  When does the fearsome king of the jungle become nice, gentle and delicate? When he’s in love…

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TISSUE PAPER Flowers

Happy Mother’s Day! This is our gift for all mothers – and all women Tissue Paper Bouquet To…

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TULIPS for Mom

A colorful paper bouquet for Mom. If you prepare two pieces of paper and show the kids how…

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AWARDS DAY

  “Blossoming Branch” – playdough and white beans. Those flowers were made from an empty toilet roll and…

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Scrunched Paper MOSAIC

Some of the entries on our competition use some really interesting techniques! One of those is the scrunched…

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Еgg Carton SPRING WREATH

Hello KROKOTAK! We’re writing again with an idea to share – and a few photos, of course. It’s…

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BUTTON Garden

Wondering what to do with the leftover buttons? We never have the heart to throw them out… what…

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FABRIC and BUTTONS Martenitsas

What is ‘martenitsa’? In Bulgarian folklore the month of March is often portrayed as a plump, cheerful old…

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Egg Carton FLOWERS

To make these flowers, you will need colored paper and plastic straws for the stems. A dyed and…

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Flowerbed CARD

Don’t worry – this card is not hard to make at all – but it’s very impressive. When…

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Spring BOUQUET

Tanya Nikolova from Macedonia sent us these pictures for the International Women’s Day. Do you remember these flowers…

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Satin Ribbon ROSES

  I couldn’t resist publishing it immediately. It’s not recommended for younger kids, because it’s dangerous to play…

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CARDS

Some more of the International Women’s Day cards we made yesterday. While I was making the hand cards…

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HANGING Flowers

These hanging flowers are pretty large and they make lovely spring decorations. You can make them from A4…

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PAPER BIRD

I had almost forgotten to post these colorful birds in KROKOTAK – I’ll blame it on the snow…

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FLOWER FAIRY Collage

This wonderful collage could decorate your Easter egg basket. It was sent to us by Maria from  My…

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PAPER FLOWERS

Violeta Vassileva from Prolet Preschool in Sevlievo sent us these beautiful paper flowers. We asked her to photograph…

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Large Flowers from Various PAPERS

Тhese are our big paper flowers. We made one bouquet for school and another one for Elena, who…