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Togetherness Flag Materials Needed: Red, white and blue paint Paintbrush Paint Trays Sheet of paper 2'x3'
What to do: 1. On the large sheet of paper, draw lines for stripes and paint a blue square in the upper left corner. 2. Have the children fill in the bottom stripe by dipping their hands in the red paint and pressing them end to end within the lines of the stripe. Using the white paint, have them make a white stripe just above it the same way. 3. Continue until you have all 13 stripes filled with hand prints. 4. Have the children dip their fingertips in paint and make the "stars" in the blue square.
More to do: Have children make our country's very first flag the same way and explain why it looks different from the flag we have today.
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This activity is perfect for little girls who love Disney movies and dream of becoming a princess. It's ideal for birthday parties or sleepovers and can be done any time of year. Almost all Disney movies have a romance story in them, from Cinderella to Beauty and the Beast to The Little Mermaid and little girls are famous for dreaming up big fairy-tale weddings. Why not have the girls create wedding invitations for the characters in their favorite movies? You can use this site:http://www.mixbook.com/cards/wedding-invitations to get an idea of what real wedding invitations look like and you can also visit www.coloringbookfun.com to get printable pictures of the characters. This activity can be simple with just the use of some paper and crayons, or you can go all out with decorating the invitations using glitter, ribbon and any other craft supplies you have on hand. You could even stage a pretend wedding! The options are endless and no matter how simpleor complex you make it, it's sure to result in a great time!