Thursday, January 19, 2012

Snowman Jars!

Project:  Snowman Jars - Sponge paint a baby food jar white.  Let it dry.  Use a permanent, black marker to draw the eyes and mouth.  Glue on an orange pipe cleaner nose.  Trace the lid of the baby food jar onto black felt and cut out the circle.  Color the sides and edges of the lid with black permanent marker.  Glue the black felt to the top of the lid.  Glue a colored pom-pom to the top of the lid.  You can place a tea-light candle in the jar if you would like!
Materials Needed:  white paint, sponge, baby food jar, black permanent marker, orange pipe cleaner, black felt, pencil, scissors

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Cardboard Tube Snowman

Project:  Cardboard Tube Snowman - Paint a cardboard tube white - I used one about the size of a toilet paper roll.  Once the roll is dry, draw a face with permanent, black marker.  Glue on a chenille stem, orange nose, and 3 buttons down the front.  Tie a piece of fleece around the tube for a scarf and use an old, clean, colored sock for the snowman's hat. 
Materials Needed:  white paint, paintbrush, cardboard tube, black permanent marker, orange chenille stem, fleece, scissors, glue, 3 buttons, old and clean sock!

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Snowman Footprint!

Project:  Snowman Footprint - Paint the bottom of your child's foot.  Press foot onto blue construction paper.  Let dry.  Paint on hat, scarf, arms, buttons and face. 
Materials Needed:  white paint, paintbrush, blue construction paper, various colors of paint