Cupcake Pincushion
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Cupcake Pincushion

Age Range: 6-8
Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Messy Rating:
1 2 3 4 5
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Blunt Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Ceramcoat® Acrylic Paint - White
  • Sharpie® Permanent Marker 8-Pack
  • Felt
  • Glitter Glue- Colors of Choice
  • Creatology™ Pom Pom - Red
  • Creatology™ Chenille Stem - Red
  • Craft Smart® All Purpose Glue
  • Craft Smart® Paint Brush
  • Paper Towels
  • Paper Plate
  • Paper Mache Box- Mini Round
  • Cotton Balls

Developmental Skills

  • Fine Motor
  • Visual/Spatial

Project Instructions

  1. Paint paper mache box white and let dry.

  2. Use markers to decorate paper mache box.

  3. Cut a 6-inch circle from pink felt. Fill felt with cotton balls for stuffing.

  4. Insert stuffed felt into box, gathering felt to fit. Secure with glue at top inside rim of box.

  5. Print flower pattern, trace onto lavender felt and cut out.

  6. Glue felt flower to top of pink felt. Brush on glitter glue, let dry.

  7. Cut a 1-inch piece from red chenille stem and glue into red pom pom to make a cherry. Glue cherry to top of cupcake.


Use markers to personalize the box for a special gift.

Craft Notes

Adult supervision is required at all times.