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Plastic Spoon People

Foster your child's creativity with this arts and crafts activity.

Materials
  1. Plastic spoons
  2. Cotton balls
  3. Pipe cleaners
  4. Felt pens
  5. Construction and tissue paper
  6. Scissors and glue

Directions

To make little people or puppets out of the plastic spoons, first glue on the cotton balls for hair and/or a beard. Twist pipe cleaners around neck of spoon to form arms. Use felt pens to draw on facial features. Finally, create clothing from the paper, attaching with yarn or string. Collaborate with your child to produce a story or play with the spoon people as characters.

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From 365 Days of Creative Play by Sheila Ellison & Judith Gray. Copyright © 2005 by Sheila Ellison & Judith Gray. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with Sourcebooks, Inc.

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