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Family Fun – Pennies!

By at August 4, 2016 | 7:00 pm |

Family Fun – Pennies!

Pennies... Pennies from heaven, pennies found in the parking lot, a penny for your thoughts! This week let’s find a fun way to use those pennies to make a toy. This is a simple old fashioned toy that should keep your kids nice and cool during these hot summer days. Materials needed: Crayons or markers Cardstock or cardboard Pennies Hot glue gun and glue more...

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Family Fun! – Fish at Sea!

By at July 28, 2016 | 7:15 pm |

Family Fun! – Fish at Sea!

Every where I go people are talking about the beach! They come into the store and tell me all about the beautiful shells they found. Everyone loves the beach! Depending on where they went to the beach the water is warm or cold, South Carolina or Maine. The endless waves are a pleasure to watch as you sit and enjoy the time to just be or daydream. The excited shrieking more...

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Family Fun – Jellyfish

By at July 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm |

Family Fun – Jellyfish

Summer is officially here! The sun is hot and we have already taken our annual vacation to the beach. Our choice is Cape Cod. The beaches are great lots to do and the water is wonderful for swimming. Our craft this week is Jellyfish! Lucky for us we did not encounter any at the beach so far this year! We recently took our granddaughter to Mystic Aquarium and we were more...

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Family Fun – Wind Catcher

By at June 30, 2016 | 7:45 pm |

Family Fun – Wind Catcher

I have been watching the wind blowing the flags across the street from the store and the leaves on the trees whipping back and forth. Today’s activity will take advantage of not only a gusting wind but also look beautiful with a gentle breeze. If you add a few jingle bells you will also enjoy a little song! Materials: Embroidery hoop - these can be taken apart more...

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Family Fun – Faeries, Faeries, Faeries

By at June 23, 2016 | 8:15 pm |

Family Fun – Faeries, Faeries, Faeries

It’s no secret that here at Scraptivity we love faeries. Visit our shop and you will find houses, swings, gardens and much more devoted to our faeries. Oh! Did you see that? Over your shoulder just then? It was probably a tiny faerie looking for a little mischief! We find the best way to live with them is to have plenty of things they like around within easy reach. more...

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Family Fun – Father’s Day

By at June 9, 2016 | 6:30 pm |

Family Fun – Father’s Day

It’s all about Dad! Father’s Day is June 19. Are ya ready? Sometimes it can be hard to find that perfect gift for Dad or Grampa or your favorite Uncle or the Man in your life. Well, this is a wonderful personalized, handmade sure to please gift! Not only is it great looking when you are finished but it’s really fun to make. This week we are making a customized more...

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Prize-Winning Drama “Our Town” to Be Performed By NBYT

By at June 9, 2016 | 6:00 pm |

Prize-Winning Drama “Our Town” to Be Performed By NBYT

The weekend of June 24 through 26, the Teen Company of New Britain Youth Theater (NBYT) will perform Thornton Wilder’s Our Town at the Hole in the Wall Theater in downtown New Britain. Our Town is a 1938 Pulitzer Prize-winning three-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder. The play tells the story of the fictional American town of Grover’s Corners, New more...

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Family Fun!- Summer Days

By at June 2, 2016 | 7:00 pm |

Family Fun!- Summer Days

Hooray for blue skies, warm sunshine and flowers! Soon the kids will be out of school and ready for new adventures. Running through the green grass and sprinklers, kicking balls and blowing bubbles are great ways to spend a beautiful day. Today’s craft celebrates our beautiful days! Feel free to embellish or change in any way that suits you. Materials: Strofoam more...

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Family Fun – Fireworks

By at May 26, 2016 | 7:30 pm |

Family Fun – Fireworks

Memorial Day is almost here. Parades to honor our service men and women, flag waving and even a few fireworks to mark the occasion. After running around all weekend here’s a fun and quiet painting activity to enjoy! Materials needed: Thick paper for painting on. 3 Cardboard tubes Scissors forks straws toothbrush or pot scrubber 3 Paper more...

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Family Fun – Shells

By at May 19, 2016 | 9:00 am |

Family Fun – Shells

Bliss!! Sunshine and warm weather! The birds are singing the flowers are blooming and people are sneezing. Ah, Spring! Welcome! The warm sunshine brings me thoughts of things to do outside. We love hiking in the forests and watching the plants bloom and unfurl their tender leaves. The bugs are starting to fly around your head in the swampy areas. We enjoy getting out more...

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