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Ghost Footprint

I’ve always loved using hand prints and foot prints on art projects. Now that my own children are grown, it makes me smile to see their little hands and feet. You will need white paint, black paint and a dark bag or construction paper. It’s a nice project to place on a bag with a handle and then use it for Halloween as a
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Leaf Print Wall hanging

Leaf Print Wall hanging This is an activity that captures the lovely colors of Fall. Kids learn about the veins of leaves.   You will need: Leaves from different types of trees ( be sure the veins on the back of the leaves are prominent). White construction paper 12X18″. Yarn in a Fall color about 22″ in length so that when tied it will
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What’s inside a Pumpkin booklet?

What’s inside a Pumpkin Booklet? You will need: Two pumpkin shapes cut from two pieces of orange construction paper, 2 pumpkin shapes cut from white cardstock, pumpkin seeds, orange yarn, one brad. Directions: On the first piece of orange construction paper write  What’s inside a pumpkin?  (page 1) Glue pumpkin seeds to one of the white pieces of cardstock.                                  (page 2) Glue orange pieces
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Bat Basics-Echo Location Game

  Bats are fascinating creatures. The only mammals that can fly, bats use their wings as a blanket to wrap themselves as they sleep to keep warm. Some bats eat up to 1200 mosquitos in 1 hour. Bats are nocturnal and use echolocation to find their way and prey. Kids love this game which teaches how echo location works and what the word means.
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Owl Puppet

Owl Paper Bag Puppet This paper bag hand puppet is a nice activity to do in the Fall. You can use it to teach about nocturnal creatures and shapes and the letter Oo. You will need: A paper bag Yellow construction paper cut into 2  1 3/4″ diameter circles (one set of eyes for each owl). Brown construction paper cut into 2  1″ circles
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