Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Kids Corner......

For February try this simple craft with your kids it make a fun decoration or gift for Valentine’s day!

You will need:

  • Coat hanger or metal heart shaped cookie cutter
  • Wire cutters and pliers
  • Wool
Step 1
Help your child cut the hook part off the coat hanger then shape it like a heart as shown:

If your child is small or you’d rather avoid this step you can alternatively use metal heart shaped cookie cutters for a similar effect.

Step 2 Tie your choice of wool to the frame and start to wrap it around the frame to make a pattern

Use the tail to make a hanger so you can hang your heart up and enjoy or give as a gift!

  1. Wrap the string or pipe cleaner around the large base of the pinecone, making sure to leave extra to hang the pinecone by.
  2. Rub the peanut butter all over the pine cone.
  3. Place the bird seed into a bowl and then roll the peanut butter coated pine cone in the bird seed until covered.
  4. Hang the pine cone from your favorite tree in your yard.
  5. Enjoy watching all the different birds you will attract!


Kim Thompson
Practice Manager

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