Let’s make a paper plate angel today 🙂
Paper plate angel
Cut a paper plate half
Take one half and seal the ends together to form a cone
Cut hands and wings out of the other half of the plate
Paste it onto the ‘cone’
Cut a semi circle for the face and hair from coloured paper and paste together
Draw eyes on the face and glue to the body. We glued toothpick at the back to keep the head up 😀
A lovely angel as your Christmas decoration 🙂
Let’s make a palm tree today 🙂
Footprint Palm Tree
Paint your foot green. It’ll be a little ticklish 😀
Print your painted foot onto a drawing paper. Paint and print. Repeat until you have the complete circle of leaves
Paint your pointer brown
Print all the way down
There, your palm tree is done. Can you smell the sea-breeze? Can you hear the waves? 😛
Rudolph the red nose reindeer… we’ll be making one today 😀
Draw the outline of your handprint on a piece of paper and cut
Use that handprint template and draw on a brown craft foam
Cut a small oval and paste as the tail
Bend some pipe cleaners and paste on the reindeer’s head. Paste other small details.
Paste googly eyes and you are done 🙂
Merryn | Posted in | Posted on 24-11-2010 | 4,240 views
Craft Tips and Tricks
Though we love to recycle old bottles or tins for crafts, they are often covered with labels which are sometimes hard to take off. The easiest way to do this is to fill a washing-up bowl with some warm water and soak the bottle in the water for ten minutes. The label should peel off very easily.
Or you might want to try applying a thick coat of cooking oil onto the label. Let the oil soak in overnight. Peel the label off. You may need to reapply oil onto sticky or partly dissolved glue that remain. Once the label is completely removed, wash with warm soapy water. You’ll get squeeky clean bottles or tins 😀
I’m in such a joyous Christmas mood that every single thing I see reminds me of Christmas! 😀
Let’s make a footprint snowman today 🙂
Paint your foot white. It’s gonna be ticklish! 😀
Stamp your painted foot onto a piece of dark coloured construction paper
Help the little one cut the tiny details such as the hat, scarfs, buttons, eyes and mouth.
You may use construction paper, felt or foam 🙂
Paste the tiny details
Your footprint snowman is done! 😀
P/S: I just realised the snowman doesn’t have hands! 😛
Candle Polka Dots art we did not too long ago? Today we are going to use the same technique and create a Christmas tree out of it 😀
Candle Drops Christmas Tree
Using a brush, paint lots multiple colours dots on a piece of art block
Light a candle and let the wax drip on the dots of colours.
Once the wax are dry, paint green over them.
Scrape away the candle wax and you’ll get beautiful dots of colours decorating your Christmas tree 😀
Candle Drops Christmas Tree featuring Cavan of
Life Muses and Ethel of Ling in De House
We set up a Christmas tree in the
the other day and the kids wanted to help with the decorations. Let me tell you something… we haven’t get any ornaments YET!
BUT that did not stop the kids from decorating the tree! Look what happened…
Guess what? They took the craft samples and put it on the tree!
Trying to chuck in as many crafts as possible…
Showing off what they gonna put next..
There! Our one of a kind – Craft Christmas Tree! 😀
We did a very interesting art piece today 🙂
Handprint Santa Claus
First paint your palm white
Stamp the painted palm onto a darker coloured paper
Paint your thumb red
Stamp the painted thumb as Santa’s nose
Paint your thumb pink
And stamp as the Santa’s cheeks 😀
Paint your thumb white and stamp as the eyes
Cut the Santa’s hat out of red felt. We use red foam as I happened to run out of felt! Improvise! 😀
Paste on some cotton too
Paste a cotton ball at the end of the hat
Paint your pointer black and stamp as Santa’s eyeball and you are done 😀
Handprint Santa – featuring cute kiddos Cavan of
Life Muses and Ethel of Ling in De House
Merryn | Posted in | Posted on 14-11-2010 | 3,073 views
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It has been a while since we last did a handprint art. So let’s make a handprint zebra today 🙂
Paint your palm white and stamp on a piece of paper
Help the little one draw/paint black stripes and the zebra is done 🙂
Merryn | Posted in | Posted on 10-11-2010 | 7,745 views
Art Crafts, YouTube tutorial
Today we are going to make a different kind of art. An art that requires the use of candle and flame. This requires close supervision of an adult. NEVER let your kid do this unsupervised.
Candle Polka Dots
First, I demo to my son how I lit a candle and let the wax drip on the art block.
Once I’m confident that he understands, I let him try.
He then paint the art block with various colours
Light a candle and let the wax drip on the colours.
Use a sponge and paint the whole art block with a darker color. We use black 🙂
Once the paint dries, use a coin to scrape off the candles and you’ll get beautiful dots of colours!
A beautiful work of art 😀
Coming up – See how we use the same technique to create a Christmas themed art 🙂
Another follow up on our previous entries on
to get the colour of your choice and how to mix primary colour clay . using clay mold
Today, Mike of
is going to guide us to make a cute clay bear. I love THIS! 😀 Craft Haven
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Today, let’s make good use of the egg carton again and make catterpillars out of it 😀
Egg Carton Catterpillars
Cut an egg carton and paint
Remember the craft tips on how to expedite the drying process of your craft work? If you don’t, read about it
Paint your pointer white and stamp as the eyes.
This is a follow up our
previous entry on how to mix primary color clay to get the colour of our choice.
Today, Mike of Craft Haven is going to guide us and share some tips on how to use the clay mold. Let’s watch this video.
Coming up next is how to make a cute teddy from clay.
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Merryn | Posted in | Posted on 01-11-2010 | 6,149 views
Hand and Footprint Art
I wonder if we can make corn out of a handprint?
I think we can 😀 Handprint Corn 🙂
Ethan @ 36 months
Paint your palm yellow and stamp onto a piece of paper. Oops, please redo if the paint doesn’t turn out nice 😛
Paint 3 fingers green
And stamp around the corn and you are done 🙂