DLTK's Crafts for Kids

DLTK's Crafts for Kids
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Fluffy Puffy Feather Pens

I'm not sure which my daughters like more -- making these pens or using them.  Either way, it's a popular craft in our house.   We make two different versions:  Ribbon (shown) and Clay.  Directions for both are on this page.

 

Sculpy Clay Pens  (age 7+)

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To make stripes or polka dots:

  • to make stripes make another flat piece with your complimentary color and cut off a thin piece.
  • to make polka dots pinch off a tiny piece of clay and roll it in a ball
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  • lay out your pattern on your flattened main color piece
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  • gently roll a couple more times to attach your pieces.
  • FLIP IT OVER!  (otherwise your pattern will not show up)
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crafted pensRibbon Pens  (age 10+)

Younger children love these pens too, but it requires hot glue to make them.  They're nice gifts for babysitters or older siblings to give to younger ones.

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