Icicle Winter Crafts For Kids
Icicle craft: This is one of the easiest winter crafts for kids to make and most children love how the icicles glitter when hit by the sun. This winter icicle craft for children has a lot of appeal as you only need a few simple items to make it.
What you will need: White glue, glitter, a plastic spoon, construction paper blue in color, and a box lid.
Instructions: To make these winter crafts for kids you will first of all need to add a little water into the white glue bottle. Mix the glue and the water pretty well to ensure that it runs smoothly and easily at the end of the spoon. The next step in making these winter themed crafts for children is to place the construction paper inside the box lid. Lean the box lid against a straight surface at an angle because you will require gravity to attain the needed effect.
Involve your kids in the process of making these icicle crafts and let them generously squeeze the glue in a straight line at the top of the paper and let it drip to create icicles. You can have them pour more glue so as to make the drips longer as they desire. Once the desired length of the drips has been achieved, place the lid down flat and have the kids sprinkle a good amount of the glitter onto the glue. When the glue dries up you will have yourselves a glittery icicle and your kids winter craft will be ready.
There are no set rules or right and wrong when making these icicle winter crafts so go ahead and have fun and enjoy experimenting.
Snowflake Winter Crafts For Kids
Pipe cleaner slowflake: There are a number of snowflake winter crafts for kids that you can make and and these are among the simplest snowy crafts that you can make. Actually you only need to twist and turn a few pipe cleaners to make the snowflakes. You can merge a lot of these snowflakes and make a snowflake mobile. The best thing about making these winter crafts for kids is that it not messy and it will definitely keep your young ones busy.
What you will need: 3 blue pipe cleaners, and 2 silver pipe cleaners.
Instructions: The first step in making these snow themed crafts for kids is to cut the silver pipe cleaners in equal halves and place one half aside. Twist the remaining silver pieces together at the center to create a shape that has six points.
The next step is to cut the blue pipe cleaners in equal halves then cut these halves in equal pieces again so that you have 12 pieces. You then twist these pieces on the silver base to make and beautify your winter art.
You can hang your snowflake and if you wish to do that, use the silver piece of pipe cleaner you had set aside before and make a loop by folding it in half and twisting its ends to one of the points of the snowflake.
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