Scrap Materials Santa
Designed by: Smita Srivastava
Written by: Andrea Mulder-Slater
[Andrea is one of the creators of KinderArt ®]
"Recently my 3 yr old daughter and I made a Santa face using scrap materials.
We made this Santa face on a paper plate and used lots of garlic peels for the beard and cotton for moustache. "
~ Smita Srivastava
What You Need:
- paper plate
- cotton balls
- garlic peels
- scrap paper and/or fabric
- sequins (optional)
- paint and brushes (tempera or poster paint)
What You Do:
- Gather your materials.
- Paint the paper plate skin color near the top and white everywhere else (refer to photo) and let dry.
- Cut a moustache shape out of construction paper. Glue it onto the plate in the appropriate spot.
- Glue cotton balls onto the moustache shape.
- Glue a small pink scrap paper circle in the middle of the moustache for the nose.
- Glue garlic peels in the area where Santa's beard should be. If you don't have garlic peels, use cotton balls.
- Use paint to create eyes and eyebrows.
- Cut a hat shape out of red fabric or scrap paper. Glue it onto the top of the plate.
- Glue a cotton ball to the end of the hat.
- Glue cotton to the bottom edge of the hat (for trim). Refer to the photograph.
- Embellish the hat with sequins and shapes cut out of scrap paper.
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