Time Required :
About an hour
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

kids club® potted craft stick cactus

Craft a cactus cutie that's perfect for spring.
Step 1
Paint the surface of the clay pot. Apply two coats, letting the pot dry in between. 
Step 2
Paint a ring of another color at the bottom of the pot. Or embellish as desired. Set clay pot aside. 
Step 3
Paint one large popsicle stick and four small ones green. Paint front and back. Let dry.  
Step 4
Glue the sticks together, using image as guide. Set aside and let glue dry.  
Step 5
Mix green paint with white paint to make a pale green color. Use a small paintbrush to add skinny brush strokes vertically down the sticks to create cactus needles.  
Step 6
Glue wiggle eyes to the large stick to create a face. Let dry.  
Step 7
Draw a smile with a black marker.  
Step 8
Crumple up one piece of construction paper and wrap around the bottom of the large popsicle stick.  
Step 9
Place the paper and stick down into the pot. Adjust so that the cactus is standing straight.  
Step 10
Add the "rocks" by sprinkling a few pom poms in various colors into the pot on top of the paper.  
Step 11
Share your project photos with #MadeWithMichaels 
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