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Winter Arts & Crafts: Holiday Magnets

Holiday Magnets

Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s time to start decorating for the holidays! This month, we’ve created a craft that allows your youngsters to help with decorations. Making adorable holiday magnets will help spread the joy and anticipation for the celebrations ahead. Plus, it’s the perfect way for you and your little ones to show off your artistic creations!

Here what you’ll need:

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Steps:

  1. Cut foam snowflakes into a circle.
  2. Place adhesive magnetic strips on the back of each circle.
  3. Use some of the circles to create the faces for the snowmen. Glue googly eyes and cut of pieces of the foam sheets to create a nose and mouth. You can also use the foam sheets to make a scarf for your snowmen!
  4. With the green foam sheet, you and your little ones can design a Christmas tree and add lights with the other colors from the sheets. You can also create a star to place on top! Add a magnetic strip to the back of the tree and the star.
  5. Place the magnets on the magnetic side of your art easel or fridge and begin “building” snowmen and playing with the Christmas tree!

*Optional step: With the leftover foam snowflakes, you can place magnetic strips on the back of them and add those to your fridge or kid’s easel.

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Will you and your little artists create these magnets for the holidays?

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Manufacturer’s Note: Please make sure children are the recommended age to play with the product featured in this blog post. Adult supervision is required.

2014 Black Friday Deals Start Now!

Black Friday 2014

Black Friday has started early here at Step2! Shop at your leisure and enjoy Thanksgiving with your family. The best part about these holiday deals is they run today through Sunday, December 7 at 11:59PM ET or while supplies. Save on the following customer favorites:

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In addition to these nine deals for Black Friday, we have tons more on sale for the holidays. To be first to know about our deals, make sure you sign up to receive our emails! Check your inbox Sunday, November 30 for our Cyber Monday deals.

*Black Friday sale pricing runs through Sunday, December 7 at 11:59 PM ET or while supplies last. Only one coupon code can be used per purchase. These deals cannot be combined with another coupon code or offer. Not valid on previous purchases, future exchanges or replacement parts. Must enter coupon code at checkout to redeem promotional price.

Bags of Kindness

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Acts of generosity come in all shapes and sizes. Five-year-old Jayla from Virginia Beach is helping the homeless by providing them with her bags of kindness, full of toiletries, snacks, and items that the less fortunate may not have since they don’t have a permanent home.jayla

Photo by Today.com

Jayla not only fills the bags with essentials like soap, toothpaste and deodorant, she also fills them with love. Each bag is decorated and says “Jayla’s Little Helping Hands.” She hand delivers these specials bags to kids at a shelter in her town.

This Thoughtful Thursday we admire Jayla’s big heart and her desire to give to those in need.

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