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How to Refurbish Cricut Mats

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Cricut cutting mats are a necessity when using a Cricut machine. The mats are tacky to the touch, which ensures the paper being used will stay in place while cutting. Each time you use the cutting mat, it loses a bit of tackiness. Many think that once this happens, they must buy a new mat. Luckily,

How to Make Children Smarter

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There are many simple ways to help make your child smarter. You can support and motivate him in reading and math, help him to think and learn and provide him with strategies to find out more about the world. Praise and encourage your child and show an interest in his views and ideas. These are thing

How to Find Buffalo Nickels

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The Buffalo Nickel was the United States five-cent coin from 1913 until 1938. On one side there is a buffalo, facing to the left and standing on a mound or line, depending on the type you are looking at. The other side features a Native American, an aggregate of three different models that artist Ja

How to Make a Circle Shuriken

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Shuriken means "dagger hidden in the palm" in Japanese and refers to any bladed weapon small enough to conceal in the hand. This could be anything from small darts to daggers with ornamental handles to blades small enough to be hidden in a woman's hair. The best-known shuriken, however, is the ninja

Homemade Christmas Photo Cards

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Photo cards are commonly sent out around the holiday season to send thoughts and messages to friends and family. Creating your own photo cards is moderately easy to do and adds a personal and sentimental touch, as each photo card you make will be one of a kind. Using basic craft and scrapbook suppli

Foam Handprint Crafts

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Craft foam, which comes in thin, flexible sheets, is an inexpensive and versatile medium for kids' craft projects. It is easy to draw on and cut with scissors, making it a perfect way to preserve a handprint. Handprint projects with craft foam can be as simple or elaborate as you desire.

Truffula Tree Crafts

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"The Lorax" is a classic Dr. Seuss story used to spark classroom conversation about environmental issues. As the Once-ler continues chopping down truffula trees to feed his thneed business, the small, furry Lorax will not pipe down. "I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees, for

How to Make a Triangular Bail

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A bail is an attachment made usually of wire that sits around a stone so that it may be placed into a pendant, an earring or a bracelet. Some stones are pear shaped and as such need a triangular bail to hold them in place and provide a loop that will allow the stone to be hung on another piece of me

How to Care for Earthworms

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Earthworms are an essential part of our plant and fertilization system. They aerate and fertilize soil to help plants grow and thrive. Earthworms can also be used in compost bins to help create compost for fertilizer. With proper care, you can maintain your own earthworm colony to use in your garden

Crafts & Hobbies: Toy Making

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Toy making can be a fun, and even profitable hobby. With a slew of modern, commercial choices on the market, some parents seek homemade toys for their children. Homemade toys often reflect a higher quality craftsmanship and can be customized to match a child's room or can feature the child's name. A

Lacing Crafts for Kids

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From tying shoe laces to filling out forms, people rely on hand-eye coordination skills to complete basic daily tasks. Promote hand-eye coordination with your own children by introducing them to lacing crafts. These crafts are not only enjoyable to complete, but will help your child to develop and i