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Monday, March 12, 2012

Popsicle Stick Puppets

Ok, I couldn't leave today without some toddler fun--so here it is!!


Hazel brought me one of these puppets we made back in November and asked if we could make some more. I of course said yes since they were mostly Christmas themed back then. So this morning before she went to Nonni's house for the day, we made some.
Hazel's Princess
To make them you glue a popsicle stick across a tongue depressor stick and then decorate with felt clothes and draw on a face. Then we decorate them with yarn for hair and glitter glue and ribbons, etc. Hazel wanted to make a princess. I cut the dress for her and she did the gluing and cut the yarn herself. Oh, and I cut a crown for her princess. Unfortunately, our fingers and other things kept hitting the glitter glue and thus smudging it. She also got the hair over the face I drew on it. Oh, well. It is her creation.

I made a leprechaun and an Easter Bunny. I even gave my Easter Bunny an Easter egg to be sure it was the Easter Bunny.
These are a simple craft to do with a toddler that can be played with some more.

Now that Hazel is gone I have been catching up on reading my magazines. I am loving the latest issue of Country Living. The craft section has some great Easter ideas. Unfortunately my favorite ones did not make their website so you will have to wait until we try them or put our spin on them.

Now I'm off to knit and rest before I have to go to work tonight. Hope you are having a great day!!

4 comments:

  1. What fun! The rabbit is very cute :-) Master D still likes to play with the one Hazel made for him!

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  3. These are so cute. I would love if you shared them on my fun frugal friday linky party at www.funfrugalmommy.blogspot.com

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  4. What cute puppets! I just finished a craft with popsicle sticks, and I was thinking about how many different things they can be used for. They are invaluable, I think.

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