8 Crafts You Can Use Around the House

Do you want your child to make a craft that won't just end up on the refrigerator? These projects can all become useful items and brighten your home with your child's charm.

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Make Your Own Stepping Stones

Re-use old plastic food containers to create these uniquely beautiful stepping stones to embed in your backyard!
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Create a Faux Stained Glass Vase

Try this creative art project with your second grader to help him build up his fine motor skills and artistic awareness as he makes a faux stained glass vase.
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DIY Pillow Cover

Redecorate the smart way -- pillow covers are a fast, fun and easy craft that can transform a room with an artsy punch of color.
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Make Your Own Stationery

Help your child make his very own stationery, then take the opportunity to teach him how to write a letter!
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Family Photo Calendar

This family photo calendar can be made by your second grader. Make a family photo calendar with your child to celebrate another year together.
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Customize Your Very Own Clock!

Help your child make her very own clock with a recycled, thrift store find to give as a gift or keep for yourself!
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Create a Layered Beans Vase

Spice up your everyday vase with this fun craft adding colorful layers of beans to a regular vase. The beans add beauty and function, helping prop up flowers.
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