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Children and adults alike are enthralled with polymer clay.  I recently rediscovered this while doing the mad holiday gift creation thing that we ALL do!
Drew's
"Silver Serpent"
Sam's
"Terror in Turquoise"
Clint's
"Ice Dragon"
Jody's
"Pewter Puff"
Alexa's
"Dragon of Badlands"
My husband is in a pop rock band and they practice at our house twice a week.  It becomes a social event as they all bring their wives and kids and we entertain ourselves for the next 3 hours.  One night, as the children were arriving, I was taking a batch of faux eggs out of the oven to cool and the kids spied them!  They were so entranced, burning the tips of their little fingers because they just HAD to touch them.  They each squealed that they wanted one of those for Christmas.  Now what would a child do with a faux egg, I asked them.  But their eyes were still glued to the shiny, wildly colored eggs.

Then the thought hit me …. why not make something small for each of them for Christmas, from me?  I asked them if they liked dragons, figuring that was something that could cross the gender lines without too much fuss.  Well, their eyes danced with glee at the thought.  I had them each submit their name on a piece of paper along with their color choice and I got busy.  For the next 4 weeks, I heard, “Is my dragon ready yet?” from 5 mouths twice a week!  On the Friday before Christmas, they were allowed to open their gift boxes and claim a tiny ferocious dragon for their own.  I couldn't have bought anything that would have put such a huge grin on their faces if I had searched for months.

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