Take two tin cans, some felt, glue and string and you can create this craft from days gone by. We experimented with the age-old toy, the tin can telephone. We wondered if covering them in felt would make the voices harder to hear. After experimenting, we’ve discovered that it didn’t make a big difference, and makes them look much better!What You Need:
The Kids' Summer Handbook
This compendium of activities offers ideas galore for young vacationers. Six broad sections-Shoreside, Landside, After Dark, Hiking and Camping, Rainy Days, and Cottage Crafts-cover a wide range of nature investigations, water sports, arts and crafts, recipes, and safety information that varies greatly in both difficulty and age appropriateness. From crayfish trap to canoe strokes, raising monarch butterflies to building a tree fort, paper-folding to whittling, there is something for everyone here.
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From t-shirts to twig baskets, 65 cool projects for crafty kids to make with natural materials you can find anywhere.