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Time for more PUZZLES!

Hello Corwin Community Family! Here are a few more puzzles for your residents. We hope everyone starts this month off HEALTHY!

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Freebee Puzzles for #QuarantineAndChill

Isolation and senior care can be difficult! We want you to know we are thinking about each of you, both residents and hard-working staff members, and wanted to give you something FUN to pass the time! Click on these crossword puzzles and word search #activities and print them to give to your community members.

We will be posting more as time goes on, so ENJOY!

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Tissue Paper Flowers

Are you ready for Spring?

Learn to make these tissue paper flowers with your residents!

You Will Need:

  • Tissue Paper (Assorted Colors)
  • Stapler
  • Scissors
  • Skewers
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Vase

To Begin:

  1. Start with a single sheet of tissue paper. Cut this sheet of paper into at least 4 sections of equal length and width.
  2. Neatly stack your small sheets of tissue paper one on top of the other.
  3. Fold the shortest side about an inch to two inches in. Accordion fold the tissue paper.
  4. Depending on how large you want your flower you can either cut the paper in half (as shown in the video), leave it as-is, or trim it to make it the perfect size.
  5. Once your accordion paper is the perfect length, you’ll want to staple it in the middle.
  6. Using your scissors, round the edges of the paper, make them pointy, or even shred the ends. (example below)

7. Begin separating the sheets of tissue paper and ruffling up the petals of your flower.

8. Next, grab a skewer. Using your hot glue gun, add a dab of glue to the sharp end. Stick this end at the bottom of your flower. (I also recommend using green plant tape to wrap around the skewer to make it look like an actual stem.)

9. With your vase handy, fill with flowers! If your vase is transparent try adding rocks, marbles, or even a brown paper bag to hide the stems.

10. You’re Finished! Decorate your countertops with vases of flowers from your residents!

Tissue Paper Flowers
Tissue Paper Flowers

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Leprechaun Hats

Learn how to make Leprechaun Hats out of food storage containers!

You Will Need:

  • Small, round plastic container with lid
  • Green Paint
  • Paint Brush
  • Black Ribbon
  • Yellow Construction Paper
  • Scissors
  • Something to fill your hat with (skittles, gold coins, etc.)
  • Hot Glue Gun

To Begin:

  1. With your small, round plastic container in front of you, paint the outside green.
  2. Once dry, wrap the black ribbon around the base of your container. Cut the ribbon where the two ends meet.
  3. With your hot glue gun handy, add a dab of glue to the base of your container. Place one end of the ribbon in the glue, wrap the ribbon around the container, then secure it by adding another dab of glue to the other end.
  4. Next, we’ll make the buckle – cut a small half-inch by half-inch square from your yellow construction paper. Then carefully cut a square out of the center of the paper.
  5. Add another dab of glue to the ribbon for the buckle to attach to.
  6. Once dry, add your goodies inside and you’re done!

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Rainbow Magnets

You Will Need:

  • Pipe Cleaners in every color
  • Cotton Balls
  • White Foam Sheet
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Magnets
  • Scissors

To Begin:

  1. Start by cutting out two circles from your white foam sheet. You can do this by folding your foam sheet in half, tracing and cutting out a circle.
  2. Layout your pipe cleaners in order from red, to orange, yellow, green, blue and purple. Add a line of hot glue to one of your foam circles, and lay your pipe cleaners in the glue. Allow a few seconds to dry.
  3. Next, curve your pipe cleaners to make an upside-down U-shape.
  4. Trim any excess pipe cleaners with your scissors.
  5. Add another line of glue to the other foam circle and lay the other end of the pipe cleaners in it. Allow a few seconds to dry.
  6. Next, add dots of glue all over the foam circles – cover in cotton balls.
  7. Flip your rainbow over. Add a dot of glue in the center of the foam circles and press a magnet in the center of each circle. Allow time to dry completely.
  8. Hang your rainbow on any magnetic surface!

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Free February Poster!

Happy February!

Enjoy this FREE February Poster Download!

Click the “Download” button to download your poster then print it out.

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Mardi Gras Coasters

You Will Need:

  • Self-adhesive glitter foam sheets
  • Beaded Necklaces
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Scissors

To Begin:

  1. Begin with a sheet of self-adhesive foam. Fold it in half, then trace a circle on the outside of the sheet.
  2. With your paper folded in half, follow and cut along the circle you just traced with your scissors. You should have two equal-sized circles.
  3. Peel back the paper on the back of the self-adhesive foam circles. Collapse sticky sides together as evenly as possible. (It doesn’t have to be perfect – we’ll trim the excess later!)
  4. Grab your beaded necklace and cut the necklace open to where it’s one long strand.
  5. With your hot glue gun heated up and ready to go, add a dab of glue to the center of your foam sheet. Grab an end of your beaded necklace and place it into the glue.
  6. Continue adding more glue and wrapping the necklace around itself in circles. You should be left with a nice looking coaster with just a little too much foam. You’ll want to trim this excess off.
  7. You’re done! Celebrate Mardi Gras in style!

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DIY Heart Stamps

You Will Need:

  • Toilet Paper Rolls
  • Paint
  • Construction Paper

To Begin:

  1. Making heart-shaped stamps is easy! First, grab a toilet paper roll and flatten it.
  2. You should be left with a flattened, creased paper roll. Push one of the creases inside out to form a heart-shape.
  3. Pinch and shape accordingly to get the perfect heart shape.
  4. Dip your toilet paper roll into paint the press firmly down on a sheet of construction paper.
  5. Repeat as many times as you’d like – make multiple hearts for multiple colors!
  6. Stamp your heart out!

Have you tried this craft? Email your crafts to support@corwindesign.com to have your craft featured on our Facebook Page!

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