Ornaments that the boys could make for their friends. Christmas ornaments hama beads (with pattern) by Amaya
Christmas perler bead patterns (Angel, Tree and Bauble):
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Wrap some baker's twine or other string around a wooden block to create a graphic textured stamp. -can also use rubber bands- Stamp on inside of paper bags from grocery store or paper that comes in mailed packages, use as wrapping paper.