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Cone-shaped Santa craft

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Cone-shaped Santa craft

Cone-shaped Santa craft

Let preschoolers suit up their own smiling Santa Claus with this easy Christmas craft made with supplies you probably already have on hand. He can even top the Christmas tree!

What You Need: 8 1/2″ square red construction paper; approx. 2 1/2″ circle from pink construction paper; 1″ strip black cardstock; 1″ wide yellow rectangle (pre-cut or let children cut with safety scissors); 2 googly eyes; pink or red crayon; cotton balls; staples or tape; glue.

How to Make It: Adult helps child twist red cardstock into a cone shape and secure with staples or tape. Then child uses crayon to draw nose and mouth on pink construction paper. Glue on eyes. Child then uses glue to adhere Santa’s belt, cotton ball beard and cap tassel.

Santa wooden spoon napkin ring

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Add names to these Santa napkin rings and they double as a Christmas event place holder! Quick and easy to make.
Santa paper tube napkin ring
What You Need: Wooden mini spoon (in the craft sticks aisle, or they come with little ice cream tubs); 2 googly eyes; red felt or cardstock; white pom pom; 3 cotton balls; toilet paper or paper towel tube; red tempera paint; scissors; glue.
How You Make It: Adults should cut the paper tubes into sections of about 1 1/2″ ahead of time. Kids paint tube red and set aside to dry. Cut triangle shape from felt or cardstock and glue to one end of spoon. Glue pom pom (or a little bit of cotton ball) to top of hat. Glue on eyes. Glue 3 cotton balls to tube. Glue bottom of spoon inside tube. There you have it!