Chalk Art

Chalk art

What you need:
• Corn starchChalk Art1
• Water
• Baking Soda
• Food Coloring
• Film Canisters
• Alka-Seltzer
• Paper

What you do:chalk Art2
• Mix together 1/3 part corn starch, 1/3 part soda, and 1/3 part water.
• Fill each film canister 1/3 of the way with the mixture.
• Add few drops of food coloring, mix.
• Take one alka-seltzer tablet and break it into 3-4 pieces.
• Drop the pieces into the canister, and then quickly pop the top on and flip the canister over.
• Stand back and enjoy the art.
• The film canister will fly through the air like a rocket, leaving beautiful art behind.

Egg Art

Egg Art Cover

What you need:Egg Art1
• Emptied eggshells
• Paint
• Canvas

What you do:
•F ill the eggs with paint.
• Toss the eggs to the canvas.
• Let the masterpiece dry.
• Display.

Painting Peony

Peony painting cover


Treasure Chest

Treasure Chest Cover

What you need:treasure chest
• Small box with lid
• Seashells
• Tacky glue

What you do:
• Organize the shells, according to size, shape, and color.( The kinds of shells you have will play a big role in your design. The ones you have most will be your “filler” shells, covering most of the box. The ones you have fewest perhaps will go on the corners. If you have any special shells, use them for the focal point on the top.)
• Start gluing. Begin with the corners. Glue in place any large or special shells.
• Then fill in around them with your smaller, “filler” shells.
• Fill in all empty spaces with shells. Add any additional shells as you see fit.

There can never be too many!

Hummingbird Food

hummingbird food

What you need:Hummingbird Feeder
• 4 cups filtered water
• 1 cup regular white sugar

What you do:
• Bring the water to a boil.
• Take the water off the heat and add the sugar.
• Stir to dissolve completely.
• Let the nectar cool.
• Place in a clean hummingbird feeder and hang outside for the birds.

Note: Change the food at least every three to five days with a new batch to keep it fresh. Remember don’t use food coloring. Check the bird feeder regularly and every time you change the food to see if any gray mold has formed inside the feeder base, or, any ants have crawled inside to get at the sugar water. If you see any take the feeder down and throw the bird food away. Clean the hummingbird feeder by rinsing with warm water. Then, put a few drops of bleach into the water inside the feeder and clean with a bottle brush. Once clean, rinse thoroughly with fresh water and let dry. Fill up with new food and place outside.

Egg Holder

Egg Holder Cover

What you need:egg holder
• Egg carton
• Scissors
• Paint
• Brush
• Feathers
• Glue

What you do:
• Cut out an egg carton section.
• Paint it in any color you wish.
• Let it dry.
• Paint one end of it orange or yellow for the beak.
• Glue feather to the opposite side of the section.
• Put a colored egg inside of the egg holder and enjoy!

Chick Chat

Chick Chat

What you need:chatty chicks
• Egg
• Googly eyes
• Sharpie
• Knife
• Glue

What you do:
• Break the bottom off your egg by tapping around the egg with a knife and then cracking the top off.
• Wash the egg and let it dry.
• Glue the googly eyes to the egg shell.
• Draw a mouth with the sharpie.
• Let your chicks chat!

Little Chick

Little Chick

What you need:Little Chick
• Styrofoam ball
• Yellow paint
• Googly eyes
• Feather
• Empty egg shell
• Brush
• Plasticine
• Glue
• Pipe cleaner
• Scissors

What you do:
• Paint the Styrofoam ball yellow.
• Let it dry.
• Glue the googly eyes to the ball.
• Glue the feather on top of the ball.
• Cut a small piece of the orange pipe cleaner and glue it to the front of the ball.
• Place  apiece of Plasticine on the bottom of the egg shell for stability.
• Put the little chick on top of the Plasticine.
• Display.

Broken Egg Vase

Broken Egg Vase

What you need:broken egg vase1
• 1 egg
• water
• Plasticine
• flowers
• ribbon

What you do:
• Break the top off your egg by tapping around the egg with a knife and then cracking the top off.
• Wash the egg and let it dry.
• Put a piece of Plasticine on the bottom of the eggshell to make it stable.
• Tie a ribbon around the broken egg vase.
• Half fill the egg with water.
• Cut your flowers extremely short and place inside the egg.
• Display.

Cracked Egg Candle

Cracked Egg candle cover

What you need:cracked egg candle1
• 1 egg
• 4 cups water
• 4 teaspoons of white vinegar
• food coloring
• tealight candle (without the metal wrapping)

What you do:
• Break the top off your egg by tapping around the egg with a knife and then cracking the top off.
• Tip the contents of the egg into a bowl and then carefully rinse the egg out with water.
• Put your water and vinegar into a bowl and then add enough food coloring to make the water a bright color.
• Carefully put your egg into the water and leave it in there until it turns the color you want.
• Remove your egg from the water and leave it to dry.
• Once you are sure your egg has completely dried, place your teacup candle inside the egg, making sure that the wick faces upwards.
• Put your egg inside an eggcup and carefully light the candle.
• Once the candle has burned for a few minutes, it will begin to mold into the shape of the egg and look even prettier.

Paper Ladybug

Ladybug cover

What you need:paper ladybug
• Construction paper
• Black marker
• Scissors

What you do:
paper ladybug2paper ladybug1

Paper Boat

Paper boat cover1

What you need:
• Paper

What you do:

paper boat