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Posted by on Oct. 15, 2013 at 1:52 PM
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Piggy and Froggy Banks
*Thanks to Tae for sharing this idea with us!*Piggy and Froggy BanksMaterials:
* empty baby formula containers (label peeled off) or coffee cans
* tissue paper (pink or green)
* brush
* water and white glue mixture
(1 part water to 3 parts glue)

*Frog:*
* felt
* styrofoam balls
* googly eyes
* black mini pom pom
* clear paper

*Pig:*
* egg carton cup
* hot glue  ** Requires adult help/supervision,
* pink cardboard or foam sheets

Instructions:
* tear tissue paper into squares.
 
* brush the tissue onto the container using the glue/water mixture.
 
* brush on three layers and allow to dry in between (a warmed oven turned off helps speed the process)
  
*Frog:*
* use felt for the tongue, eyelashes and flowers on the frog and styrofoam balls with googly eyes for the frog's bulging eyes.
 
* black mini pom pom with clear paper wings finished off the fly on the frogs tongue
  
*Pig:*
* for the pig snout we paper mached tissue on egg carton cups which were hot glued on.
 
* Painted cardboard or pink foam sheets for the ears and tail.
 
 
*Virtually any animal could be made, use your imagination and odds and ends from home.*

  

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kmath
by Silver Member on Oct. 15, 2013 at 1:55 PM
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Awesome!  That looks like a lot of fun!  Thanks for sharing.

kirbymom
by Sonja on Oct. 15, 2013 at 2:37 PM
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Just a little fun for the kids. lol Especially for the little ones. :)
mem82
by Platinum Member on Oct. 15, 2013 at 3:08 PM
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Cute!
coala
by Silver Member on Oct. 15, 2013 at 5:31 PM
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Those sound so cute!!!

Tomorrow we are working on our Thanksgiving centerpiece:

Painting large river rocks and using a paint pen to write what we are thankful for on the rocks. and set around a cornucopia Daddy and I just finished putting together.

We will also start on our abstract sponge paintings for their grandparents for Christmas.

We are also going to find some things to do with the fall craft kit we picked up from the craft store.

We are also going cut open our pumpkin and get pumpkin seeds, cook the pumpkin and make puree and freeze it.  I am so excited about tomorrow.  I have taken a mental health day, so that I can have fun with my kids!

kirbymom
by Sonja on Oct. 16, 2013 at 9:07 AM
Wow. I just have to ask, do you ever slow down? lol



Quoting coala:

Those sound so cute!!!

Tomorrow we are working on our Thanksgiving centerpiece:

Painting large river rocks and using a paint pen to write what we are thankful for on the rocks. and set around a cornucopia Daddy and I just finished putting together.

We will also start on our abstract sponge paintings for their grandparents for Christmas.

We are also going to find some things to do with the fall craft kit we picked up from the craft store.

We are also going cut open our pumpkin and get pumpkin seeds, cook the pumpkin and make puree and freeze it.  I am so excited about tomorrow.  I have taken a mental health day, so that I can have fun with my kids!


No_Difference
by Silver Member on Oct. 16, 2013 at 11:34 AM
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 Those sound soo cute! With how busy this month has been, I'm leaving all projects in the hands of 4H and Girl Scouts. Maybe next month when I don't feel like collapsing at the sound of grading I'll put in more projects lol

kirbymom
by Sonja on Oct. 16, 2013 at 11:56 AM
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Aww - hope things get more on an even keel for you soon!


Quoting No_Difference:

 Those sound soo cute! With how busy this month has been, I'm leaving all projects in the hands of 4H and Girl Scouts. Maybe next month when I don't feel like collapsing at the sound of grading I'll put in more projects lol


KrissyKC
by Silver Member on Oct. 16, 2013 at 6:26 PM
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cool, I'm going to have the kids make a diorama of native american life as we research it this next unit.


julesjerry
by Bronze Member on Oct. 16, 2013 at 6:35 PM
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wow!

 

kirbymom
by Sonja on Oct. 16, 2013 at 6:41 PM
Sounds like a lot of fun. You should take some pics of it. :)


Quoting KrissyKC:

cool, I'm going to have the kids make a diorama of native american life as we research it this next unit.


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