Summertime is sadly coming to an end, along with all of its sunshiny days and yummy tastes. I mean, is there anything better than burgers right off the grill, corn on the cob straight from the farmers market and a sweet watermelon for dessert? Making this watermelon slice kids craft might just help that summertime feeling stick around a little while longer. Find the rest of the fruit basket collection that we have made so far here: STRAWBERRY, PEAR, PINEAPPLE. Frame them for a great piece of artwork in your kitchen or put magnets on the back to put on the fridge!
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SUPPLIES FROM THE BAG
2 Paper platesHot pink, dark green, light green and white paint3 Large popsicle sticksElmers glueScissorsPencilGlue stickBlack pony beads2...
Learn to make this colorful pineapple with just a few craft supplies, which are already in your bag if you have made up your kit. Get directions on the "fill your bag" so that you can craft with your kids at a moments notice with no extra prep needed!
There are few things more refreshing that sweet, ripe pineapple! And this summertime kids craft is so simple! So far, we have also made a strawberry and a pear. By the end of the week, you will have an entire fruit basket. Make them all or pick your favorite. As a group, they look like a real work of art, great for any kitchen, when framed or clipped onto a string to make a banner. You can even give it as a gift. Or make just one and put a magnet on...
Learn to make this easy summertime kids' craft with just a few popsicle sticks and some construction paper. You already have what you need in your bag! What bag, you say? Well, the one you put together using my free printable list HERE, of course.
Oh the pleasure of biting into a big, juicy, sweet pear! (That reminds me of a Seinfeld episode about the perfect plum...seen it?) And this one is so fun to make. Plus, this simple summertime kids' craft is even better when paired with the entire fruit basket! Cute on its own but becomes frame worthy when made into a collection of colorful summer fruit. Great for any kitchen or to gift to someone you love. Make THIS strawberry...and more to come this week!
Get this simple triangle shaped craft, along with all of our fan...
Learn to make this easy summertime kids' craft, a collection of summer fruits, using just a few popsicle sticks and some construction paper! Check your craft bag...if you have filled it using my free printable list, then you already have everything you need to make it! No running to the store at the last minute because you are missing that key "ingredient". I have taken the stress and preparation time out of doing hands-on activities with your kiddos. Haven't filled your bag yet? You can find the list HERE.
Fruit?!? But kids don't care about fruit, you say? Well, these fun and colorful crafts might just change their minds. I can't promise that they will want to try kiwi or mango, but they will have fun making these colorful creations. And at least they are not vegetables. (Hey, that...
SUPPLIES FROM THE BAG
1 piece of white construction paperScissorsGlue stickWhite yarn2 large popsicle sticksGlue stickRed, white and blue tissue squaresElmer's glueWashi tape in red and blue designsPencil
Glue together the 2 popsicle sticks into a cross Allow the glue to dry
Place the popsicle stick cross on top of the piece of construction paper Draw a dot approximately 1 inch from the end of each popsicle stickConnect the dots to form a kite shapeYou can use another pencil or popsicle stick as a straight edge when connecting the dots if you choose
Cut out the kiteIf your kiddo does not yet use scissors, you can help with this step by putting your hand over theirs to open and close the scissors and cut out the shape.
Cover the kite with tissue paper squares using the glue stickYou can use the pattern pictured or make your own....
So glad you have joined us in our crafty little neck of the woods. It’s my job to make your job easier by providing creative ideas for you to make with your kids. Crafting together is so much more than just another thing on the “to do” list. You will be amazed at all of the benefits you receive from the simple act of making things together. No more excuses. Fill your bag and craft along!
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