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This page is full of Christmas crafts made from things that can be found around the home. There are instructions and templates to print out for many cute projects.
This is a Victorian craft. A playground and boys to cut out and paste.
I got the craft listed above from a page called Victorian Christmas Crafts. Here is the link to that page,which has more crafts to print out.
This is a Christmas Story Advent coloring book to print out and color , then put together and read as a family.
Make your own advent calendar from toilet paper tubes !Don't worry , it is not as bad as it sounds !
Sugar cone Christmas Trees !
Here is a page telling about the Christian meanings for Christmas symbols , such as wreaths , candles , stars etc.
Here is a little pocket sized doll you can make if you know how to knit. It doesn't take much yarn at all.This would be a good stocking stuffer.
NEW Source for finding aid !
The Rotary Clubs in your area will help with Christmas. Here is a page where you can find one in your state and city:
FOR GIRLS !PUBLISH YOUR OWN "ZINE"
YOU CAN PRINT THIS AND GIVE THE PAGES TO YOUR GIRL.
I got the information above from a cool site "By girls and for girls" Your tweenage girl can have a lot of fun on this site ! Membership is free. They can earn things for free too.
Here is something I have on the first page, but the link doesn't work. I hope this new one does. This is such a cool page !
AND MORE CHRISTMAS FUN FROM THE TOYMAKER
This is something to think about. MORE LOVE. LESS STUFF. Here are some ideas about giving.
More candy sushi !
This is a great idea and low cost too ! Plus , it promotes doing something with the family , not just for the family.
Here is an article about making holiday crafts by the dozen. The brownie recipe alone makes it worth checking this page out !
Here is a recipe for holiday bean soup. If you live near a food co-op , it is much cheaper to buy legumes this way , and you don't have to buy a whole pound.
Make melted crayon jars.
This site has tons and tons of craft ideas.You don't need to join to access most of the things on the site.
Make your own little tiny book.
Here is a cute craft . You could make any scene you chose using this craft as a starting point.
If you live in a warm climate , here is a gift for you ! (to make ) : )
Have fun making a Whole Town that is Edible !
Do you have some old towels and rags ? Make a terry cat. You don't need fiberfill. You can stuff it with old rags , or more towels , cut into shreds.
Check out the Trash Matcher for amazing ideas !
If you like to make gifts in the kitchen , here is a great site !