March Into Spring on News 12 Long Island


 News 12 Long Island has a new fun series this month: March into Spring.

Fellow Momee Crafter, Elizabeth Hashagen and I show you in three different segments fun kids crafts with a spring theme.


Segment 1:

Bird Crafts


Elizabeth and I wore Binoculars made out of toilet paper rolls.

See how to make the binoculars—-> click here


We made the Cheerio Bird Feeders:

binoculars4 cheero bird feeder

On Display was:

bird crafts

Birdhouses out of 1 liter soda bottle, a milk carton bird feeder and a

terra-cotta pot bird bath.

And the Peep Bird Houses are so much fun to make:

peep birdhouse craft

While taping we were looking for Birds and instead of finding birds we found meteorologist… Rich Hoffman! Who is ready to forecast warm weather and lots of sunshine for Spring!

i see rich

Segment 2

Garden Crafts

Elizabeth and I wore sun visors you can buy at the craft store for a $1.00 and make pretty using fabric paint and stickers.

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We made grass friends on air so simple to make and as their hair gets long your children can give them hair cuts.

grass friend

On Display was:

Coffee Can Dragonfly

coffe can dragonfly

Buggy Flower Pots

buggy flower pot

Milk Jug Watering Can

milk jug watering can

Garden Fence Craft

garden gate

Soda Bottle Planter

soda bottle planter

and a Seed Greenhouse


Segment 3

Bunny Crafts


Elizabeth and I wore Bunny Hats made from a $1.00 Painters hat (bought at a craft store) and white and pink foam sheets.


And we also held up a bunny nose craft made out of a craft stick, pipe cleaners, and a pom pom.


We made a cotton ball bunny craft

bunny5 cottonball bunny


On display:

little footprint bunny

footprint craft

Bunny Bean Bags

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Bunny Paper Plate Craft
 plate bunny

and we talked about the sensory bins

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 sensory bin

Sensory play is an open-invitation for hands-on exploration and creativity. These Spring and Easter Sensory Bins are not only cute but inexpensive and keep your children engaged for hours at a time.

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News 12 photos credited to… (Credit: News 12 Interactive: Sandrina Rodrigues)

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