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Hands On Crafts for Kids Series 11: Skills for Life (cc)

Hands On Crafts for Kids Series 11: Skills for Life (cc)

Learn skills for a whole lifetime of crafting in this series of Hands On Crafts for Kids. At school, home and even in sports, each program offers craft basics and great projects, each with 5 steps and 5 main ingredients. And every project teaches a new skill that you can use over and over again. Just remember - be creative! Produced by Katherine Stull, Inc. Closed-captioned. Programs available on 13 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 13-Disc Set. For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail
Also see: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 4; Series 5; Series 6; Series 7; Series 8; Series 9; Series 10; Series 12; Series 13; Series 14


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1. Going Green

1. Going Green

Our first skill for life is: knowing the importance of protecting and preserving the environment by going green! We're learning about recycling and reusing things we already have. Our first project is a set of lanterns made from recycled plastic cups - perfect for outdoors or at a party. Next Prudy Vannier introduces Click for more


2. Outdoors

2. Outdoors

We're heading outside; in our quest for lifelong skills it's good to spend time with nature. First, we create a sit-upon for around the campfire or just quiet time outside enjoying nature. Then it's a birdhouse for our feathered friends; this is a skill that can provide lots of enjoyment for years to come. Next we Click for more


3. In the Classroom

3. In the Classroom

In this series it's all about skills for life, and let's face it a big part of your day is spent in school sitting at your desk; so today we have some personal accessories for your desk, you can even use them at home. First is a mailbox - send notes back and forth to your friends or create a message center for your Click for more


4. In the Kitchen

4. In the Kitchen

Everyone needs to eat; so it's off to the kitchen. First, meet Angie Thayer and learn a lesson on measuring all sorts of ingredients. Then it's a little kitchen decorating with a new technique called iris folding - one that's applicable to lots of designs. Then Angie is back with a recipe that uses all of your Click for more


5. Your Room

5. Your Room

When it comes to learning skills for life, one of the things you always hear about is taking of your space, or as it's more commonly known - cleaning your room. In this program we have some ideas for your room. First, keep your jewelry organized and untangled; and if you're a boy - make a great gift for mom. Then a Click for more


6. On the Road

6. On the Road

This program comes to the rescue for going on the road with some great ideas for traveling - whether by car, train or plane. So on that next long car ride how about bringing along a magnetic game and carrying case. Then we have a new life skill to share with Kathleen Sams, who has previously shown us beginning Click for more


7. At Home

7. At Home

There is no place like home - and no place better to make great crafts and learn new skills. Our first Hands On project in this program is a rolled paper frame - so get out those family pictures. Then learn a new skill guaranteed to be one that's useful for your whole life and that's hand sewing - next time you have Click for more


8. After School

8. After School

It's 3 pm you, just got home from school, it's too early to start homework, your friends aren't home and there's nothing to do; Hands On to the rescue with some great ideas for after school. First, combine nature with the kitchen for a fun paperweight or decoration. We've got a new skill for you to learn after school Click for more


9. In Math Class

9. In Math Class

Whether math is your most favorite or least favorite subject, in this program we have some ideas that will make math class and math skills more fun. First, the game of dominoes is a fun way to learn numbers. Then put your math and counting skills to good use and learn knitting. Kathleen Sams is back with next Click for more


10. With Friends

10. With Friends

Friends are one of the most important parts of life and being a good friend is something everyone needs to learn. This program's crafts all center on friendship. First, show your friends you care with a get well, or just a friendship photo gift. Then it's a lesson on pens - your projects will be more successful if Click for more


11. On Vacation

11. On Vacation

This program's about going on vacation and we hope you can join us. One basic lesson is that it's important to remember and keep memories of fun events in your life. Our first project is a travel album for pictures and mementos. Next it's the basics of making lanyards and working with plastic lacing. Then Prudy Click for more


12. At School

12. At School

In this skills-for-a-lifetime program we head to school. Learning is happening all over school but first we need to take care of the basics. First up is a locker organizer; keeping your supplies together is a skill we all need every day. Then we meet Prudy Vannier with a treasure box project for charity. Next Click for more


13. Sports

13. Sports

On our last program on skills for life we feature a favorite activity: sports. Today is all about making things to celebrate your favorite sport. First up, we're decorating socks with your name, team logo or whatever you like. Then Prudy Vannier has another charitable project: learning to help those less fortunate Click for more





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