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Old 02-09-2011, 09:08 AM
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Any suggestions on websites to look at for easy toddler theme arts and crafts ideas?
I am making my own curriculum and I am getting stumped with arts and crafts. I would love if most of the material were recycled products but I don't have a problem buying items.
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Old 02-09-2011, 09:13 AM
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I really like this website

http://www.notimeforflashcards.com/
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Old 02-09-2011, 09:25 AM
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http://thoughtsofesme.blogspot.com/2....html?spref=fb
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Old 02-09-2011, 09:46 AM
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I use this site, but make changes to allow for more creativity and different ages.

http://www.first-school.ws/
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Old 02-09-2011, 11:46 AM
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Love the 'no time for flash cards' site. Thanks for posting.

Here are two I've used:

http://www.twinslist.org/toddler.htm
http://stepbystepcc.com/themes2.html (They have a spot for toddler stuff too but I think alot of the ideas could be used for toddlers and preschoolers)
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Wouldn't it be WONDERFUL to have a website that you just select what craft supplies you have (from a premade list of options) and then it will tell you all the crafts you're able to make with what you have?! Hmmm, is there one out there or did I just tip a creative person to make some extra money on another domain name?
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Wouldn't it be WONDERFUL to have a website that you just select what craft supplies you have (from a premade list of options) and then it will tell you all the crafts you're able to make with what you have?! Hmmm, is there one out there or did I just tip a creative person to make some extra money on another domain name?
OMG! You could make an app like the one where you just list the ingredients you have on hand and I think you shake it and it gives you recipies that you can make from those ingredients!! Look into it....you might have come up with a winner!! I'd download it fer sure!!
I'm sure the Facebok dude had no idea what he was getting into......
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Default this site has some great new stuff every month and its FREE :))

http://thoughtsofesme.blogspot.com/2....html?spref=fb
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Not just craft ideas, but lots of good stuff here (you can ignore the religious stuff if you want!)

http://totallytots.blogspot.com/
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Also google Home School sites. I've gotten great ideas from them!

Thanks so much for the links! I've got a couple of really cute Valentine Songs to share with the Kadiddles!
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http://www.pre-kpages.com/

These are some great sites! Keep 'em coming!
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I am also a big fan of My Montessori Journey even though my group isn't quite old enough for most of the ideas...yet!
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I checked all those sites out, I really liked that thoughts of me blog.

BUT

I need a craft that is easy for a 1 yr old and 3 yr old, but also creative and challenging enough for a 5 yr old to do too for Valentines day.

Also, I have a ton of empty picture frames, If it is some sort of picture then I can frame it. I seen hearts cut out, glued together to make caterpillars, etc. But I don't want something super easy, don't want anything super hard or messy. UGH!

PLEASE if you've done any easy but really fun and creative crafts you'd be willing to post, I'd love to see them.
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NEVERMIND

http://www.makeandtakes.com/chocolat...pretzel-hearts

this is what I shall do!

and this next one is so adorable...

http://www.makeandtakes.com/mini-cookie-dipped-snowmen
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http://preschool-daze.com
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I found one that does let you search by supplies!
http://freekidscrafts.com
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Old 02-15-2011, 04:13 PM
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This is my favorite blog for art projects with kids of all ages.
www.artfulparent.typepad.com/
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