INSIDE: Wooden Spoon People Craft is fun people craft to create for preschoolers and kindergartners. A cool craft to create adorable puppets for pretend play. Great to make along side a book about diversity and acceptance.
Books to combine with this Wooden Spoon People Craft
Wooden Spoon People Craft
Grab your wooden spoons. I had smaller wooden spoons that I used that were the size of about regular small plastic spoons. You can also use larger wooden spoons for this activity.
Grab your skin tone paints, brown, white and beige and black. Mix them together until you get a variety of skin tones. We painted four spoons in four different skin tones. Set them aside to dry.
Once dry it’s time to decorate them. Glue down different coloured yarn for hair. Grab some scrap fabric and wrap it around the spoon handle for clothes. Secure with glue. We also added buttons.
You can also dress your puppets using markers. Instead of fabric simply colour the body of the wooden spoon with markers and decorate with buttons.
Finally, give your puppets a face. Glue on googley eyes and draw a face with a black sharpie.
This activity is good for kids 3 years and up. My kids are 3.5, 3.5, and 7 year old.
Supplies for Wooden Spoon People Craft
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- Wooden Spoons
- Paint and brushes
- Colourful yarn
- Scraps of fabric
- Googley eyes
- Craft glue
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