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Paper Plate Hand Fans

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While everyone just finished welcoming in the New Year, my family and I are awaiting another New Year’s celebration.  January 28th is the Chinese Lunar New Year and for my Vietnamese family it is Tết .
Painted Paper Plate Hand Fans. Great for Chinese Lunar New Year or Vietnamese Tet. Kid's & preschooler cultural arts and crafts ideas.

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I have been talking to my daughter about the upcoming holiday, so over the weekend, we made some crafts to help ring in the New Year. I can remember being a little girl and loving my mother’s beautiful hand fans. I thought that making some of our own would be a fun project that my 4 year old would enjoy.

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New Year’s Eve Paper Plate Celebration Clock

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New Year's Eve Paper Plate Celebration Clock - craft for kids

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We have been working on teaching Mai time lately. She has recently learned her months & weeks and now we have been working on the hours in a day. A couple of weeks ago we made pendulum clocks. They were a lot of fun to make together & they have been a fun way to teach her how to tell time. With New’s Year’s coming up next week, time is on the mind still, so we decided to make clocks again. This time our clocks are ready to party.

New Year’s Eve Paper Plate Celebration Clocks

What you will need:

Paper plate

Construction paper

Paint

Split pin

Glue

Popsicle stick

Googly eyes

Markers

 

Directions:

Paint your paper plates & let them dry.

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Cut a triangle out of construction paper.

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Shred or cut some paper of the same color & set aside.

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Decorate your party hats with paint or markers, We used our fingertips to make polka dots for our hats.

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Let the paint dry.

Cut two clock hands out of construction paper. Make one hand larger than the other. Use a split pin to secure the hands to the plate.

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Use a marker to write in your clock numbers.

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Glue a Popsicle stick to the back to the hat & the paper plate to secure into place. Glue the shredded paper to the bottom of the hat. Add googly eyes & a smile to finish it off.

Use your new clocks to count down to the New Year or for as long as your little ones can stay awake for.

Paper Plate New Year's Eve Party Clock - a cute way to teach time & kid's craft New Year's Eve Paper Plate Celebration Clock - craft for kids

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50+ New Year’s Ideas For The Kids

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Over 50 ideas for New Year's Eve crafts, activities, recipes, traditions and more for kids

There are only two more weeks until we ring in another year. New Year’s has changed a lot for us ever since having our daughter. New Year’s Eve is a great time to reflect on all the wonderful memories that we have made throughout the year. It is also a wonderful time to build traditions & make new memories. There are many fun ways to get your child excited about the New Year. We have compiled a list of great crafts, activities & more.

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All That Sparkles

Sparkler Firework Craft from Kid’s Craft Room

Sparkler Firework Craft from Kid's Craft Room

Firework Sensory Bottles from Messy Little Monster

Firework Sensory Bottles by Messy Little Monster

New Year’s Eve Pop-up Homemade Fireworks from Kid’s Craft Room

Fireworks in a Jar from I Can Teach My Child

Fireworks Ring Craft from Fantastic Fun and Learning

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Kid’s Love Confetti

Toilet Paper Tube Confetti Poppers from Smashed Peas & Carrots

Toilet Paper Tube Confetti Poppers from Smashed Peas & Carrots

Confetti Ornaments from Little Bins For Little Hands

Confetti Ornaments from Little Bins For Little Hands

DIY Confetti Poppers from Persia Lou

DIY Confetti Poppers from Persia Lou

Paint Chip Confetti from The Life of Jennifer Dawn

Paint Chip Confetti from The Life of Jennifer Dawn

New Year’s Confetti Poppers from Adventures In Wunderland

New Year's Confetti Poppers from Adventures In Wunderland

 

New Year’s Eve Confetti Poppers from One Good Thing By Jillee

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Make Some Noise

Water Bottle Noise Makers from Adventures in Wunderland

Water Bottle Noise Makers by Adventures in Wunderland

DIY Noise Makers from JMan and Miller Bug

DIY Noise Makers from JMan and Miller Bug

Jingle Bell Noise Makers from Learning Creating Living

Plastic Egg Maracas from Apartment Therapy

Toilet Paper Roll Noise Maker from JMan and Miller Bug

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Festive Food

New Year’s Eve Countdown Cookies from Adventures in Wunderland

New Year's Eve Countdown Cookies by Adventures in Wunderland

Family Traditions -Milk & Cookies from Hodge Podge Craft

Family Traditions -Milk & Cookies from Hodge Podge Craft

Painted Firework Toast from Messy Little Monster

Painted Firework Toast from Messy Little Monster

 

Kid’s New Year’s Eve Mocktails from Modern Parents Messy Kids

New Year’s Eve Midnight Cupcakes from Confessions of a Facebook Queen

Fireworks Biscuits from Messy Little Monster

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Countdown to the New Year

New Year’s Eve Countdown Chain from Sugar Aunts

New Year's Eve Countdown Chain from Sugar Aunts

Paper Plate New Year’s Eve Clock from The Pinterested Parent

Paper Plate New Year's Eve Clock with movable hands from The Pinterested Parent

New Year’s Eve Countdown Ball from JDaniel4’s Mom

New Year's Eve Countdown Ball from JDaniel4's Mom

New Year’s Eve Kid’s Countdown Clock from Buggy and Buddy

New Year's Eve Kid's Countdown Clock from Buggy and Buddy

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Sensory Fun

New Year’s Sensory Bin from Learning and Exploring Through Play

New Year's Sensory Bin from Learning and Exploring Through Play

Celebration Playdough Recipe from Buggy and Buddy

Celebration Playdough Recipe from Buggy and Buddy

New Year’s Party Slime from Little Bins For Little Hands

New Year's Party Slime from Little Bins For Little Hands

Glitter Cloud Dough from Crafts On The Sea

Glitter Cloud Dough from Crafts On The Sea

Happy New Year’s Slime from Mama’s Happy Hive

Happy New Year's Slime from Mama's Happy Hive

 

Celebration Gak from Glued to My Crafts

Glittery New Year’s Playdough from Home Grown Friends

Gold & Silver Slime from Fun a Day

New Year’s Eve Party Slime from Left Brain Craft Brain

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New Year’s Printables

New Year’s Eve Scavenger Hunt from Buggy and Buddy

New Year's Eve Scavenger Hunt from Buggy and Buddy

 

New Year’s Printable Coloring Hats from Tot Schooling

Annual Questions for the Kids from Simply Kierste

New Year’s Bingo from Playdough to Plato

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New Year’s Traditions with the Kids

Memory Jar from Learning and Exploring Through Play

Memory Jar from Learning and Exploring Through Play

New Year’s Wishing Tree from No Time For Flash Cards

Explaining New Years To Your Kids With Activities from Little Bins for Little Hands

Family Activity Countdown from EDventures With Kids

New Year’s Resolutions for Families by Mum In The Mad House

New Year’s Eve Time Capsule from Adventures In Wunderland

New Year's Eve Time Capsule by Adventures In Wunderland

New Year’s Wishing Wall by Buggy and Buddy

New Year's Wishing Wall by Buggy and Buddy

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All the Rest of It

Party Blower Craft from Mommy’s Bundle

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Hand Print Hand Clapper New Years Craft from The Pinterested Parent

Hand Print Hand Clapper New Years Craft from The Pinterested Parent

New Year’s Fizzy Science from Little Bins For Little Hands

New Year's Fizzy Science from Little Bins For Little Hands

DIY photo props from Pink Stripey Socks

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New Year’s Party Glasses from Artsy Momma

New Year’s Wish Crackers from Mum In The Mad House

DIY New Year’s Eve Hat from Girl Inspired

Whatever your plans this New Year’s, have fun, be safe & enjoy.

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New Year’s Hand Print Craft

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hand print hand clappers - An easy New Years craft. My daughter loved cutting the confetti

It seems as if the holidays fly by quicker & quicker each year. Next week is Christmas & then the following week we will be ringing in the new year. Not long after we clean up our New Year’s confetti, we will be celebrating another birthday for our little girl. She turns 4 in a few weeks & I cannot believe how quickly she has grown.

I would love to be able to keep her small forever. I know that this will not happen, but I can at least preserve some of her tiny cuteness while I still can. This is why I love hand & footprint crafts. It is fun to compare each new print with older ones just to see how much she has grown.

With 2016 fast approaching, I wanted to make a holiday keepsake to kick off the new year.

New Year’s Hand Print Craft

This was a simple and fun project.

Trace your child’s hand or have them trace their own.

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Cut out a few different colored hands using the tracing.

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Fan the hands out & glue them together. Cut out a handle for your hand clapper & glue underneath the hands.

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Cut out confetti & streamers or let your child if they are able to use scissors. We have been working on our cutting skills a lot lately, so Mai couldn’t wait to help me cut the confetti.

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Glue the confetti & streamers into place.

Don’t forget to label your clappers with your child’s name & the date.

hand print hand clappers - An easy New Years craft. My daughter loved cutting the confetti,

Wishing you all the best for the New Year.

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