Hands On Crafts for Kids
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By Patty Cox


Main supplies:

  • Forster® Craft spoon and doll pin stand
  • Pacon® Chenille stems – 1ea. green, tan
  • Pacon® Pom poms - two; 3/8” green, five; ¼” orange, one ¼” yellow
  • Embroidery floss – green, black
  • Beacon™ Kid’s Choice Glue™

    Optional supplies:
  • 1” Circle magnet
  • Basics supplies:

  • Scissors
  • Markers – red, black
  • 5” piece of cardboard
  • Pencil

1. Hula skirt: bend green chenille stem 2” from end. Coil the remaining length around a pencil. Cut 5” lengths of green embroidery floss. Tie each strand with a lark’s head knot on straight stem end to form the skirt. Wrap skirt around craft spoon. Glue end of the chenille stem that’s coiled into the clothespin stand. Let dry.
2. Hair: wrap black embroidery floss around a 5” piece of cardboard, 10 times. Remove from cardboard. Tie tightly in center of loops. Cut loop ends open. Glue along top edge of craft spoon. Wrap two more sets of loops. Glue to back of head.
3. Arms: Cut tan chenille stem in half. Glue half of the stem centered on the back of the spoon for arms. Bend stem at elbows and hands.
4. Face: Draw eyes and mouth on face with markers.
5. Glue the five orange and one yellow pom poms on hair for flower. Glue the two green pom poms on spoon for bodice. Let dry.

1. Glue a 1” circle magnet on bottom of nodder.


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