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Make a Gnome...At Home!

popsicle stick gnome and toadstool mushroom house

June 30, 2020

Are you a fan of adorable little gnomes?  The Marathon County Public Library's Athens Branch offered Grab & Go craft kits from June 29-July 2 featuring these cute little characters. The kits contained all of the necessary materials needed to make a Popsicle stick gnome and a Popsicle stick toadstool gnome house.  If your little ones missed these kits when they were available, never fear! Parents and children just need to follow the steps below to make both of these crafts at home. As previously mentioned, both crafts require the use of Popsicle sticks, so if you don't have any laying around, the first step will be consume a few Popsicles or other frozen treats! Popsicle Stick...

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