Winter’s chilly temps are inclined to maintain individuals indoors for the heat of the fireside, however regardless of that, this time of yr additionally brings out individuals’s artistic juices. Everybody turns into a baker, impressed by visions of tasty cookies and the implausible smells coming from the kitchen. And crafts convey a touch of nostalgia as dad and mom watch their youngsters create masterpieces that might be hung within the house, taped to the door or dangled from home windows and be cherished for years to come back.
These craft concepts are enjoyable to make and can maintain your infant busy this winter. Let’s craft!
Supplies: Sticks and Twine
Collect sticks of the identical dimension and unfold them out, holding them collectively within the center. Tie twine round and thru the sticks, ensuring the snowflake retains its form. This craft is tremendous straightforward and may be made in all sizes. For smaller sizes, as an alternative of sticks, use twigs.
SNOWY PINE CONE
Supplies: Pine cone, White acrylic paint, Paintbrush, Epsom salts, Twine, Scorching glue, Wood bead
Apply white paint to the highest of every scale of the pine cone. Whereas paint remains to be moist, seize a handful of Epsom salts and sprinkle over the pine cone. The salt will stick with the paint, giving your pine cone a frosted look. Let dry. Glue a wood bead sideways onto the highest and loop twine by and tie a knot.
Supplies: Handful of twigs, Coaster or one other sturdy base, Battery-operated votive, Craft glue
Glue alongside the size of your first twig and press onto your base. Add one other layer, making use of glue so it affixes to the underside layer, forming a tough circle. Proceed to attach and construct your layers of twigs till the construction is about 2 inches excessive. Flip in your votive and drop it into your campfire.
Supplies: Twigs, Crimson felt, Googly eyes, Yarn, Scorching glue
Lower the twigs in order that they’re the identical dimension. Lay them in a triangle, putting the lengthy ends over the quick finish, and glue the ends collectively. With the felt, reduce a small circle for the nostril and glue it to the underside of the triangle. Glue googly eyes on to complete the look. Lastly, connect each ends of the yarn on the ears.
Written by Vong Hamilton and Kristin Hinnant. Pictures by Deanna Curry, Kendra Reeder and Kristin Hinnant.
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