Thursday, December 11, 2014

Crafts for Kids: Wooden Star Ornaments


These ornaments are a perfect blend of ease and beauty.  The best combination for crafting with kids!

Supplies

Wooden stars (like these . I purchased ours for .29/each  in the wood crafts section at Michaels)
Glitter paint (we used the Martha Steward brand in Pewter)
Kids Markers
Yarn
Drill (for making holes to thread yarn through)
Foam paintbrush


Instructions:


                             

Drill holes in each star, make sure they are big enough to fit your yarn through.


 Hand the stars over to your little ones and let them color away.  We loved the multi-colored stars and striped versions best, the colors blend so nicely when the paint is added.


Using a foam brush, coat the star in glitter paint.  The paint makes the colors of the markers run, making a beautiful blending effect.  The glitter is an added bonus.


Let stars dry and then add a yarn hanger.

They are ready to add crafty beauty to your Christmas tree or decoration to a wrapped package.

These would make beautiful gift tags, too.




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