Nature Crafts for Kids

Nature Crafts for Kids - Stick DollHave you been on a homeschooling nature walk?

If you children are like mine they will have brought a few sticks home! There are quite a few crafts you could make with the bits and pieces you have collected.

Stick doll
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Home School Crafts - Stick Doll

A stick doll is easy to make with great results even for little ones. You will need:

  • 2 sticks - one straight and one with a Y shape.
  • Some yarn - thick ‘arty’ yarn is best.
  • To help your child make the doll :

  • Using the Y part of one stick as legs, place the other stick crosswise to make arms.
  • Starting at the head begin to wind the yarn around the sticks. Catch in the end of the yarn to hold it in place.
  • Keep winding until you have covered the sticks in yarn - changing yarn when you like. The yarn will hold the arm sticks in place.
  • Tie or stick the end of the yarn in place.

  • When you have finished you could decorate your doll with beads and ribbons. I find these little dolls come out nicely and would make great gifts.

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