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Tuesday, May 29, 2007

SF Movie Paper Craft Gallery

The SF Movie Paper Craft Gallery has brilliantly detailed patterns for building your very own sci fi spaceship models. Unfortunately, the instructions aren't in English.

via Jeff Milner

Thursday, May 24, 2007

Reading is fun! [colouring sheet]

Here's the image from a promotional colouring sheet I created. [Download the PDF]

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Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Muffin Cup Liner Flower

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This was created at our local Ontario Early Years Centre.

Materials:

  • 6 muffin cup liners
  • green construction paper cut out as leaves
  • brown contruction paper cut out as a stem
  • white glue
  • tissue paper
  • glitter

Instructions:

  • glue muffin cups, leaves and stem as per guide below
    muffin_cup_flower
  • decorate with small squares of tissue paper and glitter

Here's an example of an abstract muffin cup liner flower:

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Tuesday, May 08, 2007

Secret Messages

Materials:

  • white paper
  • light coloured crayons (white, yellow -- anything difficult to see on white paper)
  • bingo daubber or water colour paint
Instructions:

  • create a 'secret' image or message by writing on white paper with the white or yellow crayon
  • to reveal the message, 'paint' the paper using the bingo daubber or water colour paint
  • below, "the sun" was revealed as the secret image

    secret_message