Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Chinese New Year FUN!

Last night was our Chinese New Year Girl Scout Celebration. We made 2 crafts and the girls had a GREAT time.

The first thing we made was Spring banners. I taught the girls the Chinese character for Spring. They outlined their character with glue and then decorated with gold glitter. They turned out well!
We also made Dragon Marionette Puppets. I found the directions for this here. This is quite an involved craft, but the girls did a good job. I would strongly suggest using some thicker string that is single ply.
All this dragon fun leads to another dragon bento.
1/24: Dumpling Dragon- Dragon made out of 3 dumplings (edible marker & candy eyes), blueberries, peas
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Diana is a crafty creative Midwestern work from home mama of 3. She enjoys playing with PhotoShop Elements, sewing & crafting, creating fun for family & friends, camping, and reading. She is the owner & operator of Custom Blog Designs.

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4 comments :

  1. love the crafts and the bento turned out fabulous!

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  2. great ideas!! loving the bento :)

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  3. Wow, you are always so creative. :) Love the crafts! And the dumplings dragon is simply awesome. :))

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