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10 DIY Projects for Your Tween


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Be the Keymaster
Never misplace those keys again -- just make sure they're labeled!
Never misplace those keys again -- just make sure they're labeled!
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If you're always losing those pesky, small household keys (for the padlock on the back gate or to the utility shed) this simple kid's project will solve your key problems once and for all. You'll need a 3-inch by 12-inch piece of sanded plywood or a bare wood plaque from the craft store. Encourage your child to decorate it with acrylic paints and anything else that will make it a one-of-a-kind key kiosk worthy of display. After the paint dries, attach four or five equally spaced cup hooks to the front and add two picture hooks to the back. Hang it by the door most used by your family. If you want to make a bigger project out of it, you can craft a key minder out of salt clay, too.