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sparkle crafts: special fabric sun hats

The weather is finally warming up all around our parts and just like the children in this week’s Martin & Sylvia: Saturdays! story "Silly Sunhats", we’re spending more and more time outdoors in the sun. This also means that we have pulled out our sun protection – sunscreen, sun shirts, but oh! After a whole year of growing we’ve found ourselves in the same predicament as Martin & Sylvia – we are all in need of new sun hats. So that’s just what we’re going to be making this week – our very own special sun hats!...

Martin & Sylvia's: Saturdays! Printable Project Page: Silly Sun Hats

Martin and Sylvia need sun hats for a day on the lake, but...

sparkle crafts: dress-up peg dolls

In this week’s Martin & Sylvia: Saturdays! story, “Peg Doll Party”, Martin and Sylvia help Mama clean out the attic during their annual spring-cleaning. The mundane task of tidying up is turned into an adventure of wonder, nostalgia, and imagination when Martin and Sylvia find a box of old wooden peg dolls that Mama made and played with as a child. Inspired by the toys, Martin and Sylvia set out to make some peg dolls of their own, dreaming about recreating their family and friends in peg-doll form!...

Martin & Sylvia's: Saturdays! Printable Project Page: Clothespin Dolls

In the Martin & Sylvia: Saturdays! story “A Peg Doll Party,” Sylvia discovers a bin of old wooden pegs which Momma played with when she was a girl. Momma tells her about all the dolls she made out of the wooden pegs, and then brother and sister make their own!...

Martin & Sylvia's: Saturdays! Printable Project Page: Egg Holder

In the Martin & Sylvia: Saturdays! story “Calling it Done,” Martin works on an “egg carrying invention” all day long - in hopes that Mr. Brown will like it. He uses egg cartons, but not in a way you would expect!...