Hands On Crafts for Kids
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By Barb Zimmerman


Main supplies:

  • 3” Octagonal mirror
  • Heavy poster board – white
  • Forster® Woodsies™ – 1 large star, 3 medium stars
  • Delta Ceramcoat® acrylic paint – yellow, white
  • Magnetic strip

    Optional supplies:
  • Two 4” lengths craft wire - white
  • Pacon® pony beads – yellow, black
  • Black marker
  • Fiskars® 1/8” hole punch

  • Basics supplies:

  • Glue
  • Paintbrushes
  • Scissors


1. Trace and cut star from heavy poster board. Punch holes where indicated on pattern.
2. Paint poster board star and 1 medium wood star yellow. Paint large wood star and 2 medium stars white. Let dry. Decorate with black marker if desired.
3. Glue mirror centered on poster board star. Glue wood stars as pictured. Let dry.
4. String each wire through holes in star. Twist ends to secure. String pony beads on ends of wire. Coil ends of wire.
5. Apply a magnetic strip to back of star.


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