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Scrap Materials Santa

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Grade: all   •   Age: all  •  Designed by: Smita Srivastava
Written by: Andrea Mulder-Slater
[Andrea is one of the creators of KinderArt ®]

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"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
  • glue
  • scissors
  • sequins (optional)
  • paint and brushes (tempera or poster paint)

What You Do:

  1. Gather your materials.

  2. Paint the paper plate skin color near the top and white everywhere else (refer to photo) and let dry.

  3. Cut a moustache shape out of construction paper. Glue it onto the plate in the appropriate spot.

  4. Glue cotton balls onto the moustache shape.

  5. Glue a small pink scrap paper circle in the middle of the moustache for the nose.

  6. Glue garlic peels in the area where Santa's beard should be. If you don't have garlic peels, use cotton balls.

  7. Use paint to create eyes and eyebrows.

  8. Cut a hat shape out of red fabric or scrap paper. Glue it onto the top of the plate.

  9. Glue a cotton ball to the end of the hat.

  10. Glue cotton to the bottom edge of the hat (for trim). Refer to the photograph.

  11. Embellish the hat with sequins and shapes cut out of scrap paper.

More Christmas/Winter Arts & Crafts

Available Now:

KinderArt Christmas Coloring Pages - Instant Downloads
The KinderArt KinderColor Christmas Download includes twenty-one (21) coloring pages, 3 Christmas Frames, 3 Christmas cut and color ornaments, 2 Christmas cone ornaments, 2 Christmas houses to cut out and color. Download yours today!

KinderArt E Coloring Pages - Instant Downloads
Volume Two (Seasonal Images) includes sixty (60) coloring pages including: Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day/Veterans Day and Christmas.

We also have many more Coloring Pages available now for instant download have a look today.

Recommended Books:

Best Christmas Crafts Ever!
by Kathy Ross
Features eight-two easy to make and inexpensive holiday projects!

© Smita Srivastava & Andrea Mulder-Slater, KinderArt®

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