PLAY | Picnic Leftover Crafts! (Paper Plates, Cups, Plastic Utensils)

Published on May 18, 2016

Put those leftover paper goods to good use! Here are three simple picnic crafts to try that the kids will love! 

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Suncatchers
SUPPLIES
• paper plates
• flowers or leaves
• contact paper

STEPS
1. Cut a big hole in your paper plate.
2. Add a circle of contact paper.
3. Let your kids pick petals off the flowers and place on the contact paper.
4. Add another layer of contact paper and hang them up!

Paper Cup Luminaries
SUPPLIES
• paper cups
• hole puncher
• electronic tea lights

STEPS
1. Punch holes in the cups.
2. Add tea light under the cups!

Dandylion Painting
SUPPLIES
• plastic forks
• washable paint

STEPS
1. Press fork into paint and then make prints on paper in the shape of a dandylion.

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49 thoughts on “PLAY | Picnic Leftover Crafts! (Paper Plates, Cups, Plastic Utensils)

  1. How old is Presley? I have a 7 year old brother and I watch this channel for fun activities to occupy him whilst mum wants him off her hands, and I think that if they occupy Pres pretty well and they're roughly the same age it would occupy him

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