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Had enough of working with paper crafts? It’s time to give this wood craft idea a go with your little one! This one is again, super simple and easy to work with, and it’s just in time for the 4th of July! Let’s get this started.
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Instructions for the Wood Craft Idea
Got all your supplies ready? Keep scrolling and follow the step by step instructions for this wood craft idea.
- Blue acrylic paint
- Red acrylic paint
- White acrylic paint
- Small foam brush
- Small paintbrush for writing letters
- 3 wood circle cutouts
- Raffia or Ribbon
- A drill or wood burning tool to make a second hole
- First, carefully drill/burn a second hole in each wood piece, opposite the pre-drilled hole. Next, using the foam brush, paint each wood piece red, white, and blue. Let dry.
- Now paint letters on each using the small paintbrushWhite wood piece: Red “U”Red wood piece: Blue “S”Blue wood piece: White “A”
- Once dry, set the pieces up from top to bottom spelling “USA” and tie with raffia or ribbon. Tie a piece between the bottom hole of the “U” and the top hole of the “S”.
- Then tie a piece between the bottom hole of the “S” and the top hole of the “A”. Finally tie a piece on the top of the “U” to hang. Snip off any excess.
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