Five DIYs that will instantly put you and your child in the holiday spirit.
Courtesy of BloesemPaper Bag Wreaths
Fir sprigs meet their colorful match in a door adornment made from recycled cardboard and paper bags. Personalize it with paint and embellishments (anything from paper flowers to a simple holiday greeting).
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Courtesy of Delia CreatesBorax Crystal Snowflakes
Old-school laundry detergent appears to ice up and cling to pipe cleaners when mixed in boiling water. (Who knew?) The result is an ethereal "snowflake" that you can hang on the tree.
Learn how at deliacreates.blogspot.com.
Give the Festival of Lights faux glow with empty toilet paper rolls. Your little dreidel spinner can decorate each light however his heart desires (glitter, sequins, and yarn are fair game).
Learn how at creativejewishmom.com.
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This geometric take on a UK tradition requires adult help for cutting and assembly. Your little reveler's job: Giggle like crazy when they snap and confetti bursts out.
Learn how at designsponge.com.
Spiral strings on core board create a textured tableau (glittered yarn adds sparkle). It's a great way to put fine motor skills to festive work.
Learn how at makeandtakes.com.
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