How to make a doll with wooden beads

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How to make a doll with wooden beads

30 Days of Dolls: How to make a doll with wooden beads  No. 11: A little rainbow elf to guard your keys   I made this little guy recently to hang alongside my keys. He injects a nice little bit of rainbow into my office. I kind of like that. I’m a rainbow girl at heart. Big, vibrant rainbows. Not…

Beaded Butterfly Necklace For Kids

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Project #21: Beaded Butterfly Activity Butterfly Necklace, Brooch or Hanging Mobile for Kids Time: 45 minutes Difficulty: Wonderful for pincer grip, and sorting beads by colour. Could be hours of fun with this!   One of our little friends has a birthday coming up so I thought I’d come up with a cute nature-inspired craft that could be used for…

Handmade Story prop ideas for Hungry Little Caterpillar Story Idea #2

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When I was storing my props, I came across a long-forgotten set. This ‘cocoon’ was some fleece rovings that had unintentionally felted into this shape. Perfect, I thought, and set to work! My caterpillar (of course, I made two heads- One for caterpillar and one for butterfly). The felt ball was felted around a knot in a piece of silky…