Camp Creations Campfire
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Camp Creations Campfire

Make your own simulated camp fire that is perfect for those backyard camping trips.
Craft Time: Under 30 mins
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Creatology™ Stiffened Felt – Red (2) and Yellow (2)
  • Creatology™ Construction Paper – Brown
  • Aleene’s® Fast Grab™ Tacky Glue
  • Marker – Brown
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Pattern Printed from Michaels.com
 

Project Instructions

step 1
Trace pattern of fire onto yellow felt. You will need two pieces. Cut one piece halfway down from top and the other halfway up from bottom. Slide together to make it 3D and able to stand.
step 2
Trace smaller fire pattern 4 times onto red felt. Cut out.
step 3
Fold the red flames in half and glue to the insides of the yellow flames.
step 4
Roll and glue construction paper into small tubes. Add lines on the paper with a brown marker to look like wood.

Cook Children’s Expert:

This craft uses the cognitive skills of focusing on a project until completion, solving new problems and sequencing. Also included are the fine motor skills of creating lines and patterns, scissor cutting and control and hand-eye coordination. This craft uses the visual/spatial skills of developing the ability to see the whole project, directional awareness and planning for the use of space.

Tips

Use image as your guide.