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Shell Picture Frame Craft - 07/13/2013
How to Make a Shell Picture Frame with your Kids Crafting with shells is a fun activity for kids , which also teaches them the value of reusing and recycling things from the world around us. So if you're visiting the beach this summer, why not get your kids to collect some shells to take home, so they can make their own shell masterpiece? You can make anything – from a shell sculpture to an ocean scene for the bathroom. Here’s a starter activity: a simple method for decorating an old photo frame, to showcase your shell craft skills.   Before you start For the simplest design, you will need some white PVA glue, newspaper, craft paint and of course, the shells. Not holidaying near the sea this year? You should be able to find bags of shells in a local arts and crafts store, even some pet shops stock shells destined for fish tanks! If your shells were hand-picked from the beach, they will need washing thoroughly in a bowl of water to get all the dirt and sand out of them. Kids are usually happy to do this step on their own! Once they're clean, dry each shell with a tea towel. Next, think about what frame you want your kids to decorate. It could be an old one that's in need of a revamp, or you might buy a cheap wooden or plastic frame for them to experiment with. It's a good idea to choose a frame that has quite a wide surface-space, so there's plenty of room for the shell collage. Finally, remove any glass from the centre of the frame and put to one side. Then you're r...

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