Road trip help please.

Discussion in 'Creative DISigns' started by jessesgirl, Jun 1, 2009.

  1. jtanddolly

    jtanddolly DIS Veteran

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    I had an idea for the lacing cards. I haven't been able to find clip art of disney images that are large enough with color so I thought I would take coloring pages and turn them into lacing cards. Now you have two things in one to keep them busy. First they have to color it...then they can lace it...and even better you save on color ink. That should keep them busy for 5 minutes!

    These should also fit on 8.5x5.5 paper. In case you don't know what to do with these...trim them on the outside or inside of the black line (your choice) making sure to leave a large white border outside of the picture. Then use your hole punch to punch holes along the white border (see post#57 if you need a visual on punching the holes). Buy fun color shoe strings (or use yarn with tape wrapped around the ends) and have your child color and lace the picture.

    Thanks spectromouse for a GREAT idea!!! Keep them coming and I will do my best to make more.

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  3. SpectroMouse

    SpectroMouse Mouseketeer

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    Dolly-

    The threading cards look great! I know Lighting McQueen will be a big hit! What a great idea to use coloring pages!
     
  4. jtanddolly

    jtanddolly DIS Veteran

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    Here is a new thread that has the cutest paper dolls with Disney outfits. I thought it would be a great addition to this thread! I will see if the DISigner will add them. :goodvibes

    http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2222243

    No need to link to the thread. Just keep reading through this one...Milliepie was kind enough to put them on this thread as well. Yeah!!! Thanks Milliepie!!!
     
  5. Sand

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    THANK YOU DOLLY!! I am always looking for activities for my girls that don't have a lot of parts - less to pickup ;) Our girls just started doing the lacing thing and really enjoy it. I have some cute punches in my scrapboook supplies. This is something they can even do in a restaurant - a quite activity!! :yay: Dolly, I LOVE that you put always include the measurements. It has rained the whole month of June and looks like we are getting more rain today. Even the weatherman is wondering if we should build an ark! :rotfl2:Thanks again Dolly, looks like we will be using these today.
     
  6. jtanddolly

    jtanddolly DIS Veteran

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    Thanks so much for your note. I will work on some princess ones when I'm back home from my current trip. Be looking for Milliepie's paper dolls...she is going to post them later today on this thread. Yeah!!!
     
  7. milliepie

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    Hi there! I finally have some free time and as promised here are the paper dolls. These are meant to be printed or made with magenetic paper so you don't have to worry about the tabs. You can pretty much print them any size you would like them to be. I'm going to make some more gender neutral clothes as well so I'll post them here when they are done. :) Thank you Dolly and thank you SpectroMouse for the great idea and getting me started! :goodvibes



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  8. SpectroMouse

    SpectroMouse Mouseketeer

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    Milliepie-

    Glad you made it over here! I was planning on posting a link to the other thread here, but had not gotten around to it yet!


    Between Milliepie and Dolly - I may need to change my travel plans and go for the drive instead of flying ;)
     
  9. dreaming-of-disney

    dreaming-of-disney mama of 2 disney princesses

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    Do you think the paperdolls can be used as window clings?
     
  10. pixiemomof3

    pixiemomof3 Mouseketeer

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    WOW , What an awesome thread. Dolly where do all these ideas come from ?!! :wizard: Wow You have listed so much useful stuff . We are not going to Disney until next year but I am already making lists and saving the games and stuff you posted . The laminating idea with the markers is great ! I can't wait to hear what other ideas are brewing up in here ! :dance3::
     
  11. pixiemomof3

    pixiemomof3 Mouseketeer

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    The paper dolls , Those are really cool . with magnetic paper ? I never heard of that before finding this site . Great ideas, My daugher will love that one.:thumbsup2
     
  12. SpectroMouse

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    I don't see why they couldn't?? That is a great idea!
     
  13. pixiemomof3

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    what kind of paper would you use for the window clings ? magnetic or Is there another special type ?
     
  14. dreaming-of-disney

    dreaming-of-disney mama of 2 disney princesses

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    I haven't made any yet. But, I have seen some window clings at Office Depot in the section with the transfers and magnets. My daughter loves to play with the holiday window clings and can use them to play with and decorate the van on the way down there.
     
  15. dsnycrzy

    dsnycrzy W/4 kids who has time for anything else but planni

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    Hello Milliepie,
    Do you have these in African American? My DD loves these and I found the magnetic sheets at the dollar tree.
     
  16. milliepie

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    I added some to the post. :)
     
  17. dsnycrzy

    dsnycrzy W/4 kids who has time for anything else but planni

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    OH MY GOODNESS, THEY ARE CUTE AND IT WAS IRONIC THAT YOU MADE ONE WITH TWIST AND BEAD BECAUSE THATS THE HAIR STLYE SHE HAS RIGHT NOW. These should keep her busy in the car to the auto train (about 2 hours) and then on the train. Thanks so much.
     
  18. milliepie

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  19. jtanddolly

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    Milliepie's paper dolls were sooooo darn cute...I couldn't resist trying a few.

    I made all of these to fit 8.5x11 cardstock. Open up a word document and go to "file" then "page setup" then change all of the margins to "0". When you see a popup that says "...outside of printable area..." hit "ignore". Then copy and paste these into word. To make sure they are the correct size...go to "format" then "picture" and click on the "size" tab. Make sure that the image is 8.5x11. I left enough white margin around all of the images that you shouldn't have any problems with printing. Hope you like the dolls!

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    Epcot Inspired:

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    I found the "Epcot" outfits at http://www.makingfriends.com/f_Friends.htm and modified them slightly to fit these paper dolls. The paper dolls are different on their site but are super cute! Here is an example of one of their extra special paper dolls:

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  20. milliepie

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    Those are super cute Dolly! You know, I hadn't thought of putting the hair to the side, great idea and I Love the little faces. :)


    Eta: These are so fun to make and there are endless possibilities. :)

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  21. texasheathers

    texasheathers Earning My Ears

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    All of this is amazing!! I saved a lot of the travel games to print off for our upcoming trip.

    Something else I did - I went to the 99cent store and they have an entire row of Disney related stuff - each item 99 cents. I got markers, crayons, stamps, journals, chalkboards, puzzles - all kinds of things - all Disney themed - Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Tinkerbell, Pooh... etc etc... each item I got - I got in sets of three. (I have three children - two boys - one girl) and I came home and start dividing everything up into Ziploc bags. I'm going to make bags with all these games in it as well - so between this thread and what I got at the 99cent store - I should have a pretty good set up going! I'm going to add a snack to each bag as well.

    Basically I'm hoping to pass out these bags as the "I'm bored" factor sets in. And, they are in sets of three - so no one can whine that they want to trade with someone else - because they all have the same thing!! Yay! I did vary the characters some - like one got a Mickey Journal, One got a Pooh, One got Tinkerbell - but the basic theme of each bag is the same.
     

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