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Creative Play Challenge Day 1: Make Your Own Holiday Decorations!

Posted by on Nov. 26, 2012 at 9:07 AM
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Decorating the house together is a wonderful activity, but so is the act of creating these decorations together! Arts & crafts is always a great time to share creativity, and there's no better time than the holidays! Paper snowflakes, seasonal cutouts, and paper chains in holiday colors are a few of our favorites, and can make the house look festive and special!

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Today, pick ONE decoration to make with your child, and tell us what you created!


(For holiday-themed arts & crafts ideas, visit our "Winter Wonderland" inspirational board on Pinterest.)


If you haven't signed up for the Creative Play Every Day Challenge yet, you can do so here!

by on Nov. 26, 2012 at 9:07 AM
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pinkcsmtlgy
by Member on Nov. 26, 2012 at 9:14 AM
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We've actually already done this. My oldest and I  made a wreath. We took a 12in. styrofoam wreath form, 30 strips each of 3 colored fabrics and alternating tied the fabric on the form. It is really quite pretty.

mmtosam06
by Bronze Member on Nov. 26, 2012 at 9:14 AM
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Oh cute might have to try this with my daughter

Paigesmommy78
by Bronze Member on Nov. 26, 2012 at 9:17 AM
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i got everything to make some gliter sownflakes 2 going to do it after nap time

sweetmissy_05
by Bronze Member on Nov. 26, 2012 at 9:19 AM
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We are making Salt Dough Hand ornaments with a friend today!!

lillucky8
by Bronze Member on Nov. 26, 2012 at 9:19 AM
We have some ideas in the works! We did hand print and footprint turkeys for thanksgiving. I want to try a handprint tree and of course paper snowflakes :)
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cemcnair
by on Nov. 26, 2012 at 9:22 AM
Totally making snowflakes tonight!!
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keeckhardt
by on Nov. 26, 2012 at 9:30 AM
We are making an advent chain today. I'm thinking we will do a qtip craft soon though.
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lasombrs
by on Nov. 26, 2012 at 9:31 AM
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We made salt dough ornaments over the weekend and are painting them today! It was a blast


scarletlolita76
by on Nov. 26, 2012 at 9:34 AM
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 We created candy cane ornaments today!
For our candy canes we used red pipe cleaners and shaped them into J's and used red and white beads to make the stripes. I hot glued the tips so the beads wouldn't fall off over time. And finally we added an ornament hook to each one :)

Vikki77
by Member on Nov. 26, 2012 at 9:35 AM
We will be making snowflakes today. I love the wreath idea. I guess I will be making a trip to the craft store. :)
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