Feb 222012
 

skill level: easy cost: under $5 craft time: 15 minutes paper towel tube plastic wrap construction paper, 2 colors Cut the plastic wrap to fit over one end of the paper towel tube and tape into place. (the lens) Glue and wrap the outside of the paper towel tube with construction paper. Cut a strip […]

 February 22, 2012  Posted by at 12:03 pm October Tagged with: ,  Comments Off on Spyglass
Feb 222012
 

skill level: easy cost: under $5 craft time: 20 minutes scrap plastic (like from a milk jug) stickers or permanent markers drinking straw empty juice box also needed hole punch scissors or small knife Cut a rectangular sail from the scrap plastic. Decorate it with stickers or markers. Punch a hole in the center of […]

 February 22, 2012  Posted by at 12:02 pm October Tagged with: ,  Comments Off on Juicebox Sailboat
Feb 222012
 

skill level: easiest cost: under $5 craft time: 5-10 minutes magnet steel sewing needle piece of thin plastic foam (like from a fast-food container) have on hand paper clip masking tape shallow glass or plastic bowl filled with water Pull the sewing needle toward you across the magnet 20 times to magnetize it. Test the […]

 February 22, 2012  Posted by at 12:00 pm October Tagged with: ,  Comments Off on Homemade Compass