Hands On Crafts for Kids
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By Mary Ayres


Main supplies:

  • Pacon® Craft foam – white
  • Pacon® Pony beads – 24 clear, 12 orange, 12 purple, 12 green
  • Pacon® Wiggle eyes
  • Delta Ceramcoat® acrylic paint - purple, orange
  • Thirteen 10” lengths metallic cord - black

    Basics supplies:

  • Fiskars® Hand punch – 1/8” circle
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Black marker
  • Paint brushes

1. Trace and cut one ghost from white foam. Punch holes in ghost where indicated on pattern.
2. Dip a dry bristle paint brush in purple paint, (wipe excess on a paper towel until brush is almost dry) then wipe brush across edges of ghost. Dip a dry bristle brush in orange paint, (wipe off excess) then lightly brush across face for cheeks. Let dry.
3. Glue eyes to face. Using a black marker draw a ghostly smile from cheek to cheek.
4. Insert cord pieces through holes along bottom of ghost arms and body with ends even on both sides of holes. Knot cord pieces at the edge of the craft foam under each hole. String 5 pony beads as pictured onto both ends of each cord piece. Knot the cord pieces at bottom of last bead to secure.
5. Insert the remaining piece of cord through the holes in top of ghost arms for the hanger, knotting ends in the back.


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