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Make colorful key chains with beads and key rings. Tie a piece of thick cording onto a key ring, and add colorful beads. You can even make custom key chains with alphabet beads. Sell the key chains for $1 each.
Which famous runner had a very unusual coach? Cinderella-her coach was a pumpkin!
I love dipping apple slices in a dip made from chocolate syrup and chopped almonds. This snack is awesome!
Show your personality in your room by displaying items that represent your interests and hobbies. I love ballet, so I have toe shoes sitting on my bookshelf and pictures of ballerinas on my wall.
Use Your Imagination
The next time you babysit, ask the child's parents if you can take her outside in the backyard. When you go outside, encourage the child to use her imagination. Make up skits and play pretend. She could even pretend to be a princess.
This is a great party game, especially if you have a fall birthday. Draw a squirrel on a large piece of paper or poster board. Cut out paper nuts from brown construction paper; there should be one for each guest. Write one girl's name on the front of each nut, and put a piece of tape on the back. Ask a parent to blindfold the guests, and everyone has to try to get her nut as close to the squirrel's mouth as she can. After everyone has had a turn, the nut closest to the squirrel's mouth wins. It's like Pin the Tail on the Donkey with a twist!
Find an unused CD in your house (ask an adult for permission first). On the shiny part of the CD, use craft glue to attach clear beads. Cover the entire CD with clear beads and let dry. Then tie a ribbon through the hole in the middle of the CD, and hang it near a window. It will sparkle and shine in the sun!
If you're worried about an upcoming test, ask your teacher if she has a practice work sheet for you. She could explain the lesson to you in greater detail, too. Remember, your teacher doesn't want to see you fail.