Canada Geese are very common around Iowa and if you have ever wondered if you could have one as a pet, now you can. Our craft of the week features our animal of the week. It allows you to have your very own Canada Goose.   Supplies: Colored paper: white, black, tan, and brown Pencil…

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Have you ever wanted a pet mouse? I’ve had them before and they’re very fun but I think this craft is way better. Not only is it cute, it’s way less maintenance. Here are the steps to make this cute little mouse friend.   Supplies: Tan paper Pink paper Black paper Scissors Glue Googly eyes…

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When looking on Pinterest to find a craft for badgers, there wasn’t a very wide selection but the one I did find, is very cute. It has the coloring for the European badger instead of the American badger but it’s possible to switch it up. I left it as the European badger coloring to show…

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Do you want your very own bunny? Me too but they’re a lot of work so I have opted to have my own bunny in origami form. You can do the same if you follow the instructions below.   Supplies: A square piece of paper A black pen or marker A pink pen or marker…

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While 5 snowmen seem like a lot and like it would be a lot of work, I promise, it’s not. This snowman handprint craft is very simple and very fun for the little ones. In the spirit of the holidays, make this cute snowmen craft and show us by sharing it on social media and…

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Want a fun, quick craft that makes the cutest raccoon? Well, look no further. Here is a quick and fun raccoon craft. You only need a few supplies: Any color paper Black construction paper A newspaper Scissors A glue stick Googly eyes   Step 1: Cut a rounded pyramid out of the newspaper and glue…

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Have you ever tried your hand at origami? I hadn’t really either until I decided to make this coyote. It was so cute I just had to try it and now you can too. All you need is a piece of paper that’s a square and be ready to fold. You can use origami paper…

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Since the beaver is our animal of the week, our craft is a beaver puppet! It’s super easy and only takes a few items. Supplies you will need: Paper bag Construction paper white black brown tan Glue Scissors Step 1: When using paper bags, I always cut the bottom off. This makes them work well…

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Happy Thanksgiving everyone! If you need something to do between meals, here’s a quick and fun craft you can do! Stuff you’ll need: Construction paper: brown, orange, yellow, red, and whatever colors you want for the tail feathers Glue Scissors Goggly eyes Tape Step 1: Cut a piece of the brown paper out to roll…

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This weeks craft will show you how to make your very own swan from only a few items. If you read the blog post all about the trumpeter swans from earlier this week, why not make one. The weather is getting pretty cold so coming to the Nature Center to see our swans might not…

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