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Re: HOLIDAY STRESS

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gregjuli
Sun, 19 Dec 1999 13:27:59 -0600


Heather
It sounds like a lot of fun! Sometimes we take ourselves too seriously and it is
good to relax a bit with the kids and venture into the world of fun and silly
crafts. Do you use regular paper for the snowflakes and then dip them into ---what
kind of wax?
MaryB

Heather Leal wrote:

> I give in to the holiday spirit. I teach middle school in an area where most of
> the kids families are "low socio- economic level". I take the last week or week
> and a half before vacation, and set up centers with different holiday crafts. We
> do copper tooled ornaments, we did relief carving on candles that were donated,
> we monoprinted cards, we make tin can luminarias, corn husk dolls, we paint
> little scenes on slices off Christmas tree trunks ( the tree lots are glad to
> let you pick them up after cutting them off the trees they sell), we dip paper
> snowflakes in melted wax and sprinkle them with glitter to hang in the window .
> We even have made silly penguins out of 2 ltr.soda bottles and tin cans. We all
> have a blast,

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