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22 Jan, 2012

What can you make with latex and beans?

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Easy ways to make kids happy|File under crafty|Publishing/writing/career stuff

A big thank you to every one who responded to my pitch the other day. You all rock. I will be getting in touch with each of you to arrange for a delivery date!


I forgot to post a link to Friday’s craft of the week! Here’s a hint:

juggle one

Get the full scoop over at Canadian Family Magazine. :)

3 Responses to "What can you make with latex and beans?"

1 | Jackie

January 23rd, 2012 at 10:56 am


That’s a great craft, I think we’ll be making some!

2 | Erica at Kitchissippikids

January 23rd, 2012 at 3:27 pm


Both me and my kids like to try juggling. We’ll have to give this a try. We’re not incredibly crafty but it seems easy enough…even for us!

3 | Valerie

January 24th, 2012 at 10:49 am


I saw these on Pinterest but didn’t look closer because I thought from the picture that they were baby toys. Oops! Curious – are all the Cdn Family pins from you or are multiple people pinning? I recognized many from here. :)

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NAC Nutcracker

Fall fun at Saunders Farm!

Mrs Tiggywinkle's - the best toy store in Ottawa

Joan of Arc Academy in Ottawa

OMS Ottawa Montessori schools

terra20 Ottawa

Bugs at the Canadian Museum of Nature Ottawa

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