Wooden Spoon People
Making wooden spoon people is a classic children's craft project I think we have probably all made as kids. Even though it has been done a thousand times, I still love it. There is something magical that happens, as soon as you add the eyes, the spoons come alive! In fact add a pair of googly eyes to pretty much anything and it comes alive.
If you love this project but don't have the materials, check out our fun kids CRAFTS KITS, our MEGA LOOSE PARTS CONSTRUCTION CRAFT BOX includes all the materials you need to make these WOODEN SPOON PEOPLE plus lots of other fun crafts.
- Wooden spoons
- Paddle pop sticks
- Googly eyes
- Coloured yarn
- Cord or elastic bands
- Fabric scraps
- Marker pens
- Hot glue gun or PVA glue
To make the hair, wrap some yarn around your hand or a piece of cardboard to make a bundle. Make a shorter bundle for shot hair and a long bundle for long hair. Remove the yarn from the cardboard or your hand and tie around the middle with a piece of yarn. Then trim the looped ends to make the hair.
Now begin to make your wooden spoon people by gluing on the hair and eyes. Draw the face with marker pen. Add arms by attaching a paddle pop stick with an elastic band or cord. Then add some clothes or accessories with fabric and cord. Now it's time to play with your cool characters.
CRAFT KITS to make at home
If you love this fun project by MINI MAD THINGS but don't have the materials to make it, check out our cool kids CRAFT KITS. With our LOOSE PARTS CONSTRUCTION CRAFT KIT you can make these WOODEN SPOON PEOPLE plus lots of other fun construction crafts.
Our MINI MAD CRAFT kits are choc full of crafty fun ready for you to get creative at home. The kits are designed to inspire open-ended creativity. With our range of beautiful, engaging materials, you can either follow our craft tutorials or create your own fun projects.
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