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Chinese New Year Crafts: Lantern Fairy Lights

| December 18, 2012 | 10 Comments
Chinese New Year Crafts: Lantern Fairy Lights

Here is another one of the classic Chinese New Year crafts for kids – lanterns made from a sheet of paper (and in this case a glass and a candle or set of fairy lights! Your choice). ¬†Have distinct memories of making these for Fasching in primary school, but of course they are also a […]

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Simple Lanterns for Winter Solstice (or St Martin’s Day!)

| November 4, 2012 | 27 Comments
Simple Lanterns for Winter Solstice (or St Martin’s Day!)

Well.. one thing that is really “just us” each year, are our St Martin’s Day celebrations – it is ¬†classic Autumn celebration in Austrian and German countries and involves remembering St Martin, making lanterns and going for a lantern walk in the dark whilst singing some classic children’s songs! Personally, I love this tradition and […]

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How To… Tissue Paper Halloween Lanterns

| October 5, 2012 | 10 Comments
How To… Tissue Paper Halloween Lanterns

I think you will all believe me to be Paper Mache crazy at the moment! Yes, we have had a number of paper mache posts recently, but THIS craft, we actually made LAST year. We made it for St Martin’s Day and Halloween – a nice way for us to bring our Austrian and British […]

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