African masks are dramatic portraits of spirit beings, departed ancestors, and invisible powers of social control. The owl has significant spiritual importance for many cultures, past and present. Mostly the owl is seen as a bad omen, bringer of illness or worse, probably because the owl was seen as a mysterious night creature. The owls feathers are soft so they make no noise when the owl is in flight and hunting. Owls also have huge eyes that glow, make haunting calls and possess very sharp and deadly-looking talons. Some people believe if you hear an owl's hoot something bad will happen. Poor owl, it's just looking for love and a good meal of rats, mice and other bothersome animals and insects.
Bring your own images and supplies with you to entertain kiddies as you travel or while visiting relatives or friends.
Paper Trivia: Did you know that you can only fold a sheet of printer paper in half seven times? Give it a try. It doesn't matter how thick or thin the paper is, once you get to the seventh fold, the paper will not bend or budge.
Sun catchers. To create a translucent, stained glass ornaments effect, apply a bit of lemon oil to the back sides of paper ornaments to create a.
Hang the ornaments on trees, in windows, anywhere bright colorful decorations are desired.
Construct a large paper-tree for the wall with shades of green construction paper. Draw a large tree on a sheet of easel pad paper to tack onto a wall or other flat surface, then decorate with paper ornaments.