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Holiday Crafts for Kids. Core Curriculum. Standard 1 (Making): The student will explore and refine the application of media, techniques, and artistic processes. Objective 1 Explore a variety of art materials while learning new techniques and processes. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Holiday Crafts for Kids

Holiday Crafts for KidsCore CurriculumStandard 1 (Making): The student will explore and refine the application of media, techniques, and artistic processes. Objective 1 Explore a variety of art materials while learning new techniques and processes. Differentiate between foreground, middle ground, and background in the production of artwork.

Observe objects in detail and portray them with greater accuracy in works of art.

Simplify the beginning of a work of art, using start-up skills; e.g., blocking-in, gesture drawing, stick figures.

Make sure to ask mom or dad before you start any of these projectsApple Sauce OrnamentsUse to decorate presentsUse to decorate treesMakes your house smell like cinnamonApple Sauce Ornaments

Prep Time: 10 Min Ready In: 10 Min

Recipe Yield 15 ornaments Ingredients3 cups applesauce 3 cups ground cinnamon DirectionsMix applesauce and cinnamon together until it is thick enough to hold a form when cut into cookie cutter shapes. Flatten the mixture on a flat surface and cut into cookie cutter shapes. Place cookie shapes on a cookie sheet to dry for 3 to 4 days depending on the size and thickness of the cookies. If using as a hanging ornament, make hole with toothpick before drying.

Salt Dough OrnamentsFun to makePaint or decorate any way you wantMakes a nice gift

Salt Dough OrnamentsRecipe

Prep Time: 30 minutesCook Time: 4 hoursTotal Time: 4 hours, 30 minutes

Ingredients2 cups flour 1 cup salt 1 cup warm waterInstructionsMix together flour and salt. Then mix in the warm water. Mix until you have a dough that is similar in consistency to pie crust. Take the dough and place it on a floured surface. Roll out the dough until it is about 1/4 inch thick. Use cookie cutters to cut out shapes. If you don't have cookie cutters you could use a glass to cut circles. Put the shapes on a cookie sheet. Then take a sharp object (I used a meat thermometer) to put a small hole in each shape where you will insert the ribbon. Make sure the hole goes all the way through the dough, because it will close up slightly while baking. Bake the salt dough ornaments for 4 to 6 hours at 200 degrees or until hardened.

Snowman

Christmas CardUse your imaginationGreat gift for family, friends and neighborsEasy and fun to makeGreat project to entertain your younger brothers and sisters and give moms some free time

Christmas Card

Colored construction paperGlueScissorsElf DonutsElves love it when Santa brings them back a treat.

To Make Elf DonutsDip Cheerios in chocolate, or powdered sugar Add sprinklesRemember to set out with Santa's cookiesMarshmallow Snowman

Directions:Using a toothpick, stack marshmallows to form a snowmanDecorate how you want

Make plenty for friends and neighborsRemember to clean any mess you makeMerry Christmas