I'm baccckkkkk! I've missed you all terribly! Thank you for your patience :) I shared this project over at Crafting a Green World, but to get us back into the swing of things, how about creating a craft that displays what you've been up to this summer?! It's a spin off of this tutorial on How To Make Your Own Bubble Gum Machine.
What You Will Need:
1. One terra-cotta pot with the water tray that goes underneath
2. A glass bowl (I got my terra-cotta pot, tray, and glass bowl for $.75 at a garage sale.. scorreeee!)
3. A cabinet door knob
4. Industrial strength glue (I used E-6000)
5. Spray paint
6. Summer memories (sand, shells, etc)
How To Do It:
1. Paint the terra-cotta pot. This would be a fun step for the kiddos to do with regular paint!
2. Once it has dried, glue the glass bowl to the bottom of the pot.
3. Glue the cabinet door knob to the terra-cotta tray. Follow the directions on your glue to see how long it needs to dry, etc.
4. Put your summer memories in the glass bowl. I put sand and shells from the beach in mine.
Place the "lid" on top of the glass bowl, and you have the whole shebang. My mom is a teacher and she plans on having each of her students create a summer memory jar at the beginning of the year. You could also store/display craft supplies in it, just like I displayed buttons in a bubble gum machine. You might want to put candy or some other goodies in it, too!
What would you do with it? Leave a comment below with your ideas!
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