Picnic Creativity Challenge

Picnic Creativity Challenge craft

Pack some fun for your next gathering of family and friends. Imaginations run wild with everyday picnic supplies and your favorite Crayola Crayons and Markers.

  • 1.

    Gather your favorite Crayola craft supplies as well as paper plates, napkins, cups, and plasticware at your next picnic! Challenge family and friends to create imaginary animals using as many supplies as they can. Set a time limit. Form teams to see which group can come up with creative ways to use the craft supplies. Use your own ideas or to get people started, show these steps to make the peacock in the picture.

  • 2.

    Cut notches out of a paper plate for the feathered tail. Save the notches. Design feathers with bright Crayola Markers. Color a paper cup for the peacock’s body. Place a hand inside the cup for coloring.

  • 3.

    Cut eyes and a beak from the leftover paper plate notches. Design them with markers. Glue onto the back of a plastic spoon. Air-dry the glue.

  • 4.

    Ask an adult to help push the spoon handle into the cup so the head sticks out on top. Cut wing shapes and head feathers from a paper napkin. Design with markers.

  • 5.

    Put the peacock together. Tape fork feet below the cup. Glue wings and feathered tail to the cup body. Glue head feathers to the top of the spoon. Air-dry the glue.