Monday, April 4, 2011

March Puppet Craft

What you need:
* Sock
* Piece of cardboard
* Scissors
* Hot Glue Gun (Parents use only)
* Google Eyes
* Fabric
* Other decorations

What to do:
* Cut the toe out of the sock a half inch in
* Cut a oval out of the cardboard. Cereal boxes work well for this
* Stick the oval into the sock all the way to the tip cut out area, making sure that the heal is facing toward the ceiling
* Fold oval in half like a mouth and then have parents hot glue edges of the sock to the oval.
* Pick out the decorations you want to use for your puppet.
* Use cloth for clothes, Pipe cleaners for antennae, fabric for tongues, and foam pieces for making teeth or spines. Use imagination to design what ever you want to do.

February Heart Magnet

What you need:
* Cardboard
* Scissors
* Heart word candies
* Glue
* Two different colored pieces of paper
* Paper Doiley
* Magnet

What to do:
* Have parents cut a heart out of the cardboard. Cereal boxes work great for this craft.
* Cut a heart out of one color of paper the size of the cardboard.
* Cut a second heart smaller than the first heart
* Cut a third heart smaller than the second heart out of the doiley
* Glue them all onto the front of the cardboard in order of largest to smallest being in the middle
* Take and glue candy word hearts along perimeter of the largest heart.
* Let dry and then attach magnet to back of heart.