Category Archives: Craft Projects

Make A Recycled Jump Rope

Hop to some crafty fun by making jump ropes from recycled plastic newspaper or grocery bags! Naturalist Danette Rushboldt of MetroParks Serving Summit County in Ohio shows you how in this video:

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A Different Kind Of Easter Egg

For a delightful twist on dyeing Easter eggs, give cascarones a try. This Latin American tradition calls for filling hollowed out Easter eggs with confetti. The brightly colored eggs are “cracked” over the head, releasing the confetti. For a detailed how to, go to http://bit.ly/hBMDQI

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Duct Tape Crafts

Stuck on coming up with new craft ideas for camp? Add a little duct tape. Duck Brand has all kinds of ideas for crafts and other duct tape activities on its website, http://bit.ly/ge02Zz So grab a roll and tap(e) your creativity!

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Need Programming Ideas?

We recently found this website chock full of programming ideas for summer camp. The Summer Camp Program Director website has lots of ideas for camp themes, programs, arts and crafts, skits and more. Browse the listings or click on the full story to get all the details about a programming idea. Go to http://bit.ly/gFchbx

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How To Tie Dye

Tie-dying is a tried-and-true camp craft. Top tips for a great tie-dye experience? Mix the soda ash and dye solutions ahead of time. Store mixed dyes in the refrigerator so they don’t lose strength. Make sure the rubber bands are on super tight; the tighter they are the better the shirt will come out. Make sure to wear rubber gloves. Pick colors that will look good together – like turquoise, navy blue, crimson, etc. If you want high contrast like … Continue reading

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