For slightly older kids, or for kids who don't have a maple tree in their back garden, this is a craft that will use up those toilet paper rolls. Pick up a copy of "The Very Lonely Firefly" by Eric Carle and Buggy and Buddy will explain how to make this simple craft that ties right into the book.
Emily Westbrooks is a freelance writer and blogger from Maine. Based in Dublin, she's married to an Irishman and an adoptive mom to Maya and Noah. She writes about travel, parenting, adoption and fostering for sites like Romper and Moxie & Mabel, as well as for her own blog, From China Village.