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Coloring and Doodle Mini Book Tutorial by Crescendoh

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Hello again. :) I’m Jenny from www.crescendoh.com
and I’m super excited to return this year to participate in Skip To My Lou’s Craft Camp 2013! Here’s a fun project that your kids will love:

The Color and Doodle Mini Book

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You can have them help you make it with you or you can make it yourself and present it to them as you embark on a road trip or you can send it to them as part of a creative summer camp care package! Here’s how:

1. Gather about 10 shipping tags, a small book ring, and a fine-point black marker.

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2. Use the black marker to make pages on the tags with fun, encouraging, and simple prompts for coloring and doodling.

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Jenny Doh

3. Doodle a cover for the book with the marker and then add color to it with a bit of acrylic paint and small paintbrush. (Or you can use colored pencils or colored markers.)

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4. Add additional blank tags to the book with one tag that explains how to fill the blank pages. Gather all the tags and put them in a book ring.

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5. When you present the final coloring book to the recipient, consider presenting it with a set of paints and brushes or colored pencils or markers so the recipient can dig right in without having to wait.

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Jenny Doh

You can add lots of pages to this book … perhaps challenging yourself or the recipient to add a page a day or one every week.

Happy summer. Happy crafting. :)

We are wrapping up my fun summer series  30 days of fun crafts to keep kids active and entertained this summer! You won’t want to miss a day of these fun crafts for kids from some amazing bloggers! Please be sure to pay them a visit!



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