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Clothespin Trivet

Materials

  • 21 spring-style clothespins
  • Paint and paintbrush
  • Craft glue
  • Clear acrylic spray

Directions

  1. Pull the clothespins apart and discard the springs.
  2. Glue the smooth sides of the pieces in each pair together.
  3. Let the glue dry.
  4. Arrange the pairs in a flower blossom shape with the pointed ends touching in the center.
  5. Glue the parts that are touching and press them together. Let the glue dry.
  6. Have your child paint the trivet.
  7. Finish it with clear acrylic spray.

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Copyright 2001 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Children's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


August 27, 2014



Don't be afraid of fats! Healthy fats, like those found in nuts, avocado, or cheese, make great lunch additions or snacks, and will help keep your child full until the end of the school day.


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