INSIDE: Craft a regal looking crown with this cardboard crown craft for kids inspired by Jean-Michel Basquiat. It’s a great way to learn about Basquiat’s life and art for Black History Month. This fun craft is great for kids of all ages.
Who Was Jean-Michel Basquiat?
This craft is also inspired by the one created by Camp Art.
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Supplies for Cardboard Crown Craft for Kids
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- Oil Pastels
- Gold Glitter glue
- Hole punch
Cardboard Crown Craft
Grab a cardboard box and cut out the outline of a crown. The typical Jean-Micheal Basquiat is a simple structure with three points.
Grab some paint and use short brush strokes to cover the entire crown in colours. The messier the better. Set it aside to dry.
Once dry take some oil pastels and colour over the paint. Outlining shapes in the paint brush and adding more colour definition. I didn’t have a white tile pastel but that is a great colour to add definition with.
Next, take some gold glitter glue or gold glitter paint and cover the entire crown in gold. Set it aside to dry.
Take a pair of scissors or a hole punch and thread a piece of ribbon through each end.
Age Suitability for Cardboard Crown Craft for Kids
This activity is good for kids 3 years and up. My kids are 3.5, 3.5, and 7.5 year old.
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