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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Fun Place mat for Children

This is a craft item that I made with my daughter when she was 2 1/2 years old.We had a lot of fun making it.This craft can be used as a science project. You could teach about butterflies and then do this craft.

Things you will need:
11x16" White Poster board, or cardboard
Construction paper
Print out of Butterflies or Dora,or any other items that your child may like.
Sequins
Glitter or Glitter Glue
Paint
Glue
Scissors

Cut a design from the construction paper for a border on the place mat.Glue to the cardboard.Paint the butterflies or pictures,allow to dry.Apply glitter by using glue.Allow to dry.Decorate your place mat with pictures and sequins.Glue pictures to cardboard.Let dry.Write your child's name and age on the place mat and laminate it.And you will have something that your child will love because they made it them self!Here is a link to a web site that have printable pictures.
http://www.50birds.com/CB/cbutteflies.htm