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Martin & Sylvia's: Saturdays! Printable Project Page: Great Scarecrow Mystery

In the Martin & Sylvia: Saturdays! story “Great Scarecrow Mystery,” brother and sister are delighted to find scarecrows popping up all over town.

Here is a fun craft to make a little scarecrow jar that you can fill up and give away! You will need a jar (a small mouthed mason jar will do), a paper or plastic cup, some buttons, string and glue. First step: make the scarecrow hat by cutting slits along the top of the cup. Curl them up to look like a straw hat and then fasten the hat on top of the jar. Glue the buttons and string to form a face - and when it is dry, fill up the jar with your favorite treats. Then it is ready to give to a friend, a teacher or another special person who deserves a Halloween gift!

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Martin & Sylvia's: Saturdays!

Saturdays are special days for our creative brother and sister. From enormous art projects in their own backyard to "explorers" adventures up Mooseberry mountain; from mornings of quiet building along the creek, to whole-family canning adventures in the kitchen, the children find fun and inspiration at every turn. Follow along with Martin and Sylvia's family, and then visit the Sparkle Blog to find project ideas and free printables inspired by each week's story.