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Friday, December 12, 2008

Show and Tell Friday

This is a Show and Tell because this idea came form my son's 4-k class 18 years ago. I still have his packed up. This is a more recent one.
Here is a cute little craft to keep the children busy for a little while. You need a brown paper sack. Draw or trace a Gingerbread Man and cut it out.

Draw and cut while the bag is folded closed, then you will have the two pieces that you need.
Gather up glue, paint, markers, crayons.....whatever you want to use. I use fabric paint.
Glue the two Gingerbread Men together. Around the entire legs, sides and tops of arms. DO NOT glue the head.
Then decorate however you desire. Fill with favorite candy!!

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26 comments:

Edi said...

That craft would definitely work with my kids - thanks for the great idea.

Sandy said...

I LOVE this idea!! Thanks for posting this. It would also be a great idea to give as a family gift full of goodies.

Frances said...

Hi Darla, cute, quick, cheap and easy! Thanks!

Frances

ceekay said...

That is very cute. I always like things like that for my grandchildren to do when they are over.

Linda C said...

I did this craft when I was teaching elementary grades. The candy idea is great---

we stuffed the gingerbread men with cotton batting and the glued the head shut, added a string and it became a tree ornament.

Great post! Thanks:)
Linda C

Betsy from Tennessee said...

How Cute, Darla... I worked in Children's Ministries at a church for many many years--and we made tons and tons of these types of cute little 'crafts.' OH--such great memories!!!!
Hugs,
Betsy

Susie said...

That is a cute idea and I love how easy it looks. I'm all about easy here.

Jen said...

Love it!!!♥

Scrapdolly said...

what a cute idea to make
thanks for sharing

Tootsie said...

how cute is this! thanks!

Manuela@Pleasures of Homemaking said...

That's a great kid craft!

Manuela

Jean said...

Cute idea! I may have to try this with Jerzie! Jean

Frazzled Mom said...

Your a crafty sort of a gal 'aint ya! Very cute.

Julieann said...

I totally got the idea---I love it!!

Julieann

Grammy said...

Hi Darla, That is so cute.
Grammy

beckie said...

Cute craft idea, Darla. I think I will make them a little smaller and do like Linda suggests-stuff them and close the head with a string for hanging. My granddaughters will enjoy making their own ornaments. i will have them make at least 2 a piece so that I can keep one for my tree. Happy Holidays!

Leedra said...

This looks so easy, but looks so good. Might try it.

fishing guy said...

Darla: What a cute idea.

Valerie said...

I will be using this for my grandchildren over the holidays. Thanks for sharing this. So simple but so cute.

BECKY said...

Sweet!! We have a similar one that is laced on the side and is a bear!! Thanks for sharing!!
Blessings,Becky

Dani said...

My little one will love this!!

perennialgardener said...

What a great craft for kids during the holidays. They would make great goodie bags for a classroom.

Rosemarie said...

Love it love it love it!!! Thanks for an idea for a craft for this week!

nannykim said...

Great idea and so cute!

Kelli said...

What a cute project...I love it!
~Kelli

Carla said...

What a do able idea!