Always trying to answer the question from the kiddos – What’s there to do? and We’re Bored? Create a Craft Stick Winter Bucket List of activities sure to keep your family busy all season long! Gather a few items from Dollar Tree and some simple supplies from your craft stash and spend a cold winter afternoon creating together!
Create a Winter Bucket List from Craft Sticks
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Here’s what you will need to make a family fun Winter List:
- Wooden Craft Sticks – Dollar Tree®
- Metal Bucket – Dollar Tree®
- Ribbon, Blue – Dollar Tree®
- Paper Shred, White – Dollar Tree®
- Snowflake Cut Out – Dollar Tree®
- Glue Sticks – Dollar Tree®
- Americana® Acrylics by DecoArt® – Light Orchid, Wisteria, Winter Blue, Whispering Turquoise, Baby Blue, Spa Blue, Sweet Mint, Slate Grey and Snow White
- Tombow Dual Brush Pens
- MONOTWIN Permanent Marker from Tombow – This is my FAVORITE pen!
- Tombow MONO Drawing Pencil – 4H grade
- Glue Gun
- Scissors – I LOVE my Fiskars!
- Shipping Tag – White, Large
Here’s how to create a Craft Stick Bucket List:
Gather all supplies.
Basecoat at least twelve wooden craft sticks with a variety of Winter inspired colors. We selected an icy mix of blues, lavenders, white and grey that we had on hand. Don’t forget that you can create pastels with bright colors and white! Let dry and then apply a second coat, if necessary. Because these sticks will be seen from both sides, flip over and paint the backs of the craft sticks.
Using a pencil and then the MONOTWIN Permanent Marker, write a Winter Bucket List activity on each of the twelve craft sticks. Get the kiddos involved to create your list! You can also use the back of each craft stick to add more activities.
Here is a detailed photo of all twelve Winter Bucket List activities.
Using the light and medium blue washable markers, create a plaid pattern on the white shipping tag by drawing grids. Write WINTER BUCKET LIST on the tag with a permanent black marker. Cut an 8-inch length of blue ribbon, loop through the shipping tag, and tie it to the handle of the metal bucket. Accent with a snowflake cut-out attached with an adhesive tab. Measure and cut a length of blue ribbon to wrap around the circumference of the metal bucket, and then attach with adhesive tabs.
Add the white paper shred to the bucket and then insert the Winter Bucket List craft sticks. Remove each stick as the family completes the activity. Add dates to the craft sticks and incorporate them into journal entries or scrapbook pages for added fun!
Create this Craft Stick Winter Bucket List in just about 30 minutes with coloring, painting and printing help from the kiddos!
Let each family member add a few of their favorites OR create a list of brand new activities. The possibilities are endless! For more winter fun check out my Easy DIY Picture Frame Snowman with Dollar Tree Supplies.
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