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4 Simple Winter Crafts for Children

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!

4 Easy Winter Crafts, Inspired by nature and great for kids!

STICK SNOWFLAKE

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.

4 Winter crafts for kids for Hike it Baby

4 Winter crafts for kids for Hike it Baby

 

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.

4 Winter crafts for kids for Hike it Baby

 

TWIG CAMPFIRE

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.

TWIG CAMPFIRE Materials: Handful of twigs Coaster or another sturdy base Battery-operated votive Craft glue  Glue along the length of your first twig and press onto your base. Add another layer, applying glue so it affixes to the bottom layer, forming a rough circle. Continue to glue and build your layers of twigs until the structure is about 2 inches high. Turn on your votive and drop it into your campfire.

TWIG CAMPFIRE Materials: Handful of twigs Coaster or another sturdy base Battery-operated votive Craft glue  Glue along the length of your first twig and press onto your base. Add another layer, applying glue so it affixes to the bottom layer, forming a rough circle. Continue to glue and build your layers of twigs until the structure is about 2 inches high. Turn on your votive and drop it into your campfire.

 

REINDEER

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.

4 Winter crafts for kids for Hike it Baby

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Written by Vong Hamilton and Kristin Hinnant. Pictures by Deanna Curry, Kendra Reeder and Kristin Hinnant.

What are your favourite winter crafts? Depart a remark under!

 

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