You have Javascript disabled and this means that the dadcando website cannot function correctly.

If you want to see dadcando's exciting website full of crafts and making things with and for children then you will have to enable Javascript on your browser.

This content requires the Adobe Flash Player and a browser with JavaScript enabled. Get Flash
dadcando - click to return to homepage
Username
Password
Remember?
JOIN HERE   WHY SHOULD I?
dadcando
dadcando
Searched for: 11/23/2014 - Found: 7/30/2008 to 8/5/2008
Cautionary Tales For Children
Wonderful witty poems great for reading to your children. The stories and rhymes will stay with them for the rest of their lives.


Research has shown how important YOU are to your children and how as a dad the things you do, and keep on doing, really count, whether you live with them, or you are a single dad and are only able see them once a month, once a week or more, what you do really matters. This site is dedicated to all dads but will be of special relevance to the single dad. Remember, you are half the reason your children exist and they need you whether you live with them or not. As their dad, you have what it takes to make their lives successful and fulfilling no matter how often you see them. This site is about all the positive things that we as parents have to offer our children.
String Nest
152 229
This isn't a string vest... it's a string nest ^_^

Make a nest from string

If glue and paper is called papier mache, then perhaps this could be called "corde mache" (corde being the French word for string). String and white glue is a great craft combination. String is pliable and easy to drape round things when it is wet with white glue (PVA or ELmers), but yet it dries hard and solid and is easy to paint. Actually string and glue, just like papier mache, is a tough and strong, composite material, where the glue matrix is reinforced with the string fibres. But you don't need to know all that, all you need to know is that it is fun to make. Making the nest makes a nice, satisfying mess so you'll need sleeves rolled up, aprons or old clothes and lots of newspaper to put down, but the end result is rather nice.

fill your nest with tiny foil wrapped eggs

Use a non-toxic paint to paint the nest, and preferably one that dries water proof, spray paint is ideal. however if you're worried about the paint coming off on the eggs, fill your nest with little foil wrapped eggs. The template includes a choice of two lovely printable colouring in gift tags. each with a finished version for you to use as a colouring in guide or to cut out and use straight away if you don't have enough time to colour one in.

colour your own gift tag


Fill the nest with bits of cotton wool and decorate the underside of the nest with leaves cut from green felt. The project has easy to follow instructions and two colouring in gift tag templates to make your nest the best present ever. As usual on dadcando the instructions and templates are available in both A4 and US Letter format.

If you like this project you’ll love the Egg Painting project, and even the Dragon’s Egg project, so why not check them out by clicking on these links.

fabulous craft downloads from dadcando download an A4 printable from dadcando download US Letter printable from dadcando



SilverBar
OR
152 229
 
why not upload a picture of your model to go here
We can't wait to see the pictures of what you’ve made. Kids love it when the things you made together are published, so go on upload a picture of what you made. It's easy, just go to your dadcando My Page and upload your pictures into this project and we'll put one of them right here in the project picture gallery.

get Adobe Reader here, free
To give you the higest quality and the shortest download time, most of our downloads are supplied in Adobe PDF format for your convenience. Adobe Reader is standard on most computers, but if you do not have it, you can get the most up to date version free from Adobe, here.

 



If you enjoyed this project, just by clicking you can tell others via these websites:

StumbleUpon Submit this project to StumbleUpon
Del.icio.us Submit this project to del.icio.us
Digg Submit this site to Digg
Facebook Submit this site to Facebook
Reddit Submit this site to reddit
Dadcando HERO Image Required! Dadcando - Week Craft_Homepage

Crafty things to do
MyPageMenu
bind your own book
You don't have
to be an expert craftster
to enjoy dadcando craft projects. All our projects are designed with children in mind, and all explained in simple steps that will give you great results every time. But, even if you are experienced in the art of crafting, we're sure you'll find interesting projects here that are new and different. Bind your own book and cover it with an old pair of trousers! Or learn the modern art of papier mâché, where you can make this gorgeous . . . . . . . . Homer Simpson
D'oh Nut . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . using Homers Donut from a carrier bag
masking tape . . . . . . . . . and couple of plastic grocery bags. Even where we explain more tradition crafts, like painting a T-shirt, we add details to make sure that you and your children get the best results.
Dadcando′s projects are driven by what kids want, and so you'll find many of
of them are based on films, books
and console games.
Lyra's chocolatl bar
Where necessary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
our projects are supplied with lovely . .
download printables of the highest quality so that your models and craft will always look as close as possible like the pictures of the finished projects you see on the pages of dadcando.

Now on dadcando you can upload pictures of the things that you have made and not only show your friends but win prizes in one of the regular competitions we run for the best uploaded pictures. So what are you waiting for? how to paint a T-Shirt
It's time to get crafting with dadcando and see what you can do.
RHS Bottom
Shim
ShimShimFeatured Project ShimShim
ShimMyPageMenu

Shim
MicroCards
MicroCards are miniature playing cards that can be printed out on one sheet of paper. Just cut them out and play on the go!

Standard Set
Fruit Set
Creepy Crawlies Set
Register with dadcando
Register with dadcando





Advertise on dadcando   |   Site Ethos   |   Privacy Policy   |   Terms and Conditions of use   |   Contact  |   HELP!  |   Follow Chris on twitter  |
Shim© C.Barnardo 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 dadcando ® is a registered trademark.   Content and Design - Chris Barnardo    Technical Development - Coolaz Stubby Holders