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Hello everyone!

 

Just thought I would ask this wonderful mothering community for help/inspiration.

 

Just realized our picnic party will not be very likely this Saturday as it is going to rain!

 

I will therefore have roughly 10-15 9 year old girls in my small flat.

 

If someone has some idea with regards to crafts projects/engaging games, I would love to hear from you!

 

Thank you!
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Make tiaras or wands.   Paint bidhouses.

 

Make it a spa theme?  Polish nails, put on yummy smelling lotion, lip gloss, sparkly powder...etc.

 

play bozo buckets, freeze dance, hot potato,

 

Off the top of my head....HTH!


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Our dollar store had small canvas bags (3/$1.00) and sets of fabric paint.  Kids love decorating things like this and then can take them home.  They have other cute projects there, too.

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My daughter would love making stretchy bracelets.  Get the strands on sale at hob lob or joanns and some stretchy stuff and a bit of super glue and you would be good to go.  We also love crayons on canvas- lots of different ideas on Pinterest.  


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Depending on where you live, embrace the rain. Have people wear rain gear and go for a "boot walk" or other exploration. Back a cool "rain snack" like hot cocoa etc.

 

Working with wax is great, beeswax candles or modeling wax.

 

Beading is always good.

 

Large scale art project with sharpies and paint.

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