Birthday Countdown Chain
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Birthday Countdown Chain

Age Range: 3-5
Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Messy Rating:
1 2 3 4 5
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Foam Frame
  • Flat Paper Stickers of Choice
  • Foam Stickers - Alphabet
  • Construction Paper
  • Craft Smart® All Purpose Glue
  • Blunt Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Pencil

Developmental Skills

  • Fine Motor
  • Visual/Spatial
  • Cognitive
  • Social/Emotional

Project Instructions

  1. Cut seven 8-inch x 1½-inch strips from assorted colors of construction paper.
  2. Glue paper strips together, alternating colors, to form a chain as shown. Place 1-7 sticker numbers on the chain links.
  3. Decorate the frame with birthday stickers. Use foam alphabet stickers to spell the desired name.
  4. Use a small scrap of paper to attach the chain to the back center of the frame with numbers hanging from one to seven, with one at the top.
  5. Have fun counting down to the birthday!

Craft Notes

Adult supervision is required at all times. Children should not use the scissors without adult supervision.