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Hands On Crafts for Kids

Putting It All Together - Mosaics (#303)

Traditional mosaics are made from bits of glass and tile, but why stop there. Learn to create mosaic designs from these materials plus paper, beads and paint. Open: Did you know that scraps of paper could be put to good use? Create your own unique design from paper squares. #303-1: Butterfly Mosaic -- Delicate colors and design highlight this mosaic interpretation of a butterfly. #303-2: Mosaic Tiles -- We aren't actually breaking tiles as much as 'making' tiles. #303-3: Many Faceted Mosaic Frame -- Faceted beads are the mosaic pieces in a great frame. #303-4: Painted Mosaic Box -- Different colors of paint are the mosaic pieces in this box project. #303-5: Editor's Feature -- Get out those old dishes and a hammer for a clay pot mosaic from Family Fun. #303-6: Hands On Project -- Mosaic Wall Hangings. [29 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Hands on Crafts for Kids is packed with fun craft projects. We want crafting to become a part of your life every day; surround yourself with things you make, and make being creative a part of who you are. Projects include kids' crafts for ages 7 to 12.

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