Paper Plate TP Roll Mushroom

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Cotton, Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafts by Materials, Paper Plate Crafts, Toilet Paper Roll | Posted on 10-07-2011 | 25,173 views

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We are still in the mushroom craze so that is what we’ll be making today 🙂

Paper plate toilet paper roll mushroom

Paint the toilet paper roll brown

Cut a line to the middle of the plate and glue as shown above.

Paint the paper plate red.

Varnish the paper plate with PVA Glue.

The paper plate should be sticky. Paste cotton on it and let dry. It will have a nice shine once dried.

Spread glue on the rim of the toilet paper roll

Plate the paper plate on the toilet paper roll

Paper plate mushrooms

The kids and their mushrooms 🙂

Footprint Mushroom

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Cotton, Crafts by Materials, Hand and Footprint Art, Paper Plate Crafts | Posted on 30-06-2011 | 20,347 views

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Mushrooms! We love mushrooms! Today we are going to make a footprint paper plate mushroom 😀

Footprint paper plate mushroom

Cut a paper plate to the shape of a mushroom top

Paint the paper plate red.

While waiting for the paper plate to dry, paint your foot white or brown.. 😀

Stamp your painted foot on a piece of coloured construction paper.

Back to the paper plate. Paint a coat of diluted PVA glue all over the plate. This acts as an adhesive to hold the cotton later on and also as a varnish. Read here to learn more about varnishing using PVA glue.

Paste cotton balls

Spread the remaining PVA glue at the back of the paper plate

Paste it onto the footprint and the mushroom is done! Served with a bowl of freshly cooked mushroom soup, YUMMY! 😀