19-year-old Jeni, has provided these fun, easy craft ideas for every day use, holiday crafting and a great way to keep children busy when babysitting. Jeni has been crafting and babysitting for many years.
Plastic Bottle Pencil Holder
Soak the detergent bottle in warm water to help soften the plastic and to remove the label. Then cut off the top half, leaving an oval shaped piece attached to the back for the head.
- Plastic detergent bottle
- Construction paper
Decorate the holder with paper and markers.
Make braided hair from yarn. To braid, cut three pieces fo yarn the same length. Line up the pieces, and tie them together into a know about 1 inch from one end. Braid by folding A over B and then C over A. Continue until the yarn is braided. Tie the ends into a knot again about 1 inch from the end. Glue the braid in place and tie a ribbon on each end
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