Another simple gift idea for a kid to make a teacher. These are Jumbo clips and you knot pretty ribbon on the top. Use as a bookmark - could do christmas theme or any holiday. Altered to Perfection: Jumbo Clip Bookmarks
Easy art: 2 colours of paint; a plain white canvas; lots of buttons. Paint a simple tree shape with swirly branches; paint your initial (draw in pencil first if you are not sure); use a hot glue gun (carefully) to attach buttons et voila.a button tree
Remove the pillow form from the cover. Trace the letter shape onto the pillow with tailor's chalk. Place an embroidery hoop around the letter. Stitch buttons onto the pillow to fill in your letter. Remove the embroidery hoop and replace the pillow form.