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DIY Police Gear Teaching Aid for Kids

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Does your kid dream of becoming a police? Well, this is the best time to teach a thing or two about this profession. Prepare a simple list of responsibilities and fun facts. Research online articles which feature police activities and reports. And make your own Police gear teaching aid to pinpoint work-related accessories.

5-Step Police Gear Teaching Aid

Materials

Tools and Materials:

4 cardboards in different colors

Crafting scissors

Hole-Puncher

Ribbonette

Police gear printed on sticker paper

Steps to DIY Police Gear Teaching Aid:

Step 1: Prepare the Base. Estimate the cardboard size as needed and cut with crafting scissors. Ensure that all 4 cardboard colors cut are almost the same in size and shape.

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Step 2: Ready the printable Police gear teaching aid. Cut the gears accordingly. Please see image.

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Step 3: Punch holes in the upper and lower parts of each cut cardboard. Then, insert the ribbonette on the holes. Please refer to the image.

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Step 4: Stick the gears on each cardboard. Plan the positioning of the gears depending on how you are going to share it with your kid.

Step 5: Hang the DIY Police Gear Teaching Aid.

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Be careful what you teach your kids. Ensure that everything is child-friendly; double check your facts, online articles, and visual aids.

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Holidays and Celebrations

5-Step DIY Egg Carton Flowers for Mother’s Day

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Flowers (potted or fresh) are one of the most common gifts on Mother’s Day. There are varying accounts and insights as to why the giving of flowers has become a tradition. And although that is important, it is still better to focus on the here and now. So, if you want to give flowers this Mother’s Day but want to add a twist to it; or if you are a mother who wants to do something memorable on your day with your kids, then this Mother’s Day Craft for Kids is for you. Continue Reading

Holidays and Celebrations

5-Step Star Spangled Wreath for Veterans Day

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Veterans Day is a public holiday in the United States observed every November 11th. It is a commemoration in honor of the military veterans who served the United States Army. While many activities can be done with the family, the best way to enjoy this holiday is to make it simple and personal like creating DIY crafts with your kids. Here is a simple Veterans Day craft – Star Spangled Wreath. Continue Reading

Fun Craft for Kids

Easy Heart-Shaped US Flag Day Craft for Kids

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Are heart shapes exclusive for Valentine’s Day? No. You can use it for all sorts as you wish. So don’t keep yourself locked up from stereotypes. Break free and allow your mind to run wild. Here is one sample craft for kids that departs from the norm. A heart-shape US flag Day Craft? Check! You got it.

Materials

Materials:

Coloured Papers (Red and Blue)
Sticker Papers
Printed Star Template on sticker paper
Glue
Scissors

Heart-Shaped US Flag Day Craft for Kids in 6 Steps

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On red coloured paper, cut and form a heart. The size will depend on your preference so no need to fuzz over it.

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Cut one sticker paper in strips. Estimate the length and width of the strips.

      Note: The strips should not overpower the heart base.

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Arrange and attach the strips on top of the heart. Cut the strip excesses accordingly.

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On blue coloured paper, cut and form a small square.

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Stick and position the blue square on the upper left part of the heart. Cut the excess from the blue square.

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Cut the printed stars and stick within the blue area. You can put in as many stars as you want as long as it does not appear too crowded or it does not cover the blue area entirely.

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Display this heart-shaped US flag Day craft for kids. Hang it on walls; let it dangle on ceilings; or insert in frames.

Tip:

You can choose to make and print the heart and white lines. On your preferred application, form the heart and lines. Then, print afterwards. You can even make the shape’s outline bolder especially if you plan on letting your children cut it out. Just make sure that you have enough printer ink and toner supply to complete the printing task.

Season Crafts

4-Step Memorial Day Craft for Kids – Popsicle Stick Flag

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Memorial Day is a federal holiday in remembrance to all the people who died while in service to the United States armed forces. It is a widely commemorated day where people in all classes come together to honor family and friends who have risked their lives to protect their country and countrymen. The importance of this day along with the traditions should live on. Hence, it is the duty of the parents and guardians to introduce and teach the young ones of its significance.

There are many ways that we can impart the value of Memorial Day in our lives. We can include them in the traditions, tell them stories, allow them to watch movies appropriate for their age, or make Memorial Day craft for kids. Here is one easy to do craft that you and your kids will most certainly enjoy creating.

Memorial Day Craft for Kids – Popsicle Stick Flag

Materials

Materials:

Paint (Red and White)
Paintbrush
Blue Construction Paper
Printed Star Template on Sticker Paper
Popsicle Sticks
Glue
Scissors

Instructions:

1.   Form the Memorial Day Craft Base. 

Arrange the Popsicle sticks accordingly. Position 1 stick vertically. Then place 5 sticks over horizontally. Permanently fixed the stick-form with glue. Generously apply glue on sticks for a sturdy Memorial Day craft base. Leave to dry.

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2.   Paint the Memorial Day Craft Base. 

Alternately paint the horizontal sticks in red and white colors. Apply medium to heavy strokes to highlight the shades; and to make the craft seem catchy and vibrant. Leave to dry.

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3.   Add the Memorial Day Craft Canton*. 

Get the blue construction paper and cut an estimated size. Glue the cut piece accordingly.

*The Canton is the blue rectangular or square piece located at the leftmost part of the flag.

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 4.  Put on the Memorial Day Craft Stars. 

Take the printed Star template on sticker paper. Cut the stars and stick over the Canton accordingly.

Tip: It is better to print the Star template beforehand. This will allow the printer ink or toner to fully dry or stick on sticker paper.

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