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Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary Craft

Bring excitement to the Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary nursery rhyme with the Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary Nursery Rhyme Craft.  Create your own fun flowerpot from colored cardstock, markers, silver bells, glue, and seashells.  After making your fun creation, sing the nursery rhyme with the provided lyrics.

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How to make your Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary Craft
  1. Have an adult trace your hand onto a piece of colored cardstock.  Cut out the shape.  Trace the hand shape on a second piece of colored cardstock and cut out.  (see photos)
  2. Glue one seashell to each finger on one of the handprints.  Glue one bell to each finger on the other handprint.  Allow the glue to dry.  Decorate the handprints if desired.  (see photos)
  3. Using scissors, cut two long, thin rectangles from the green cardstock for the flower stems.  Cut two leaves from the green cardstock and glue one to each of the green stems.  Allow the glue to dry.  (see photos)
  4. Using scissors, cut a large pot from the brown cardstock.  Glue the stem to the back of the flower pot.  Glue the handprints to the top of the stem.  Allow the glue to dry.  Decorate the flower pot if desired.  (see photos)
  5. Print the Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary Nursery Rhyme Lyrics onto white paper and cut out.  Glue to the flower pot if desired.  Allow the glue to dry. (see photos)
  6. Your flowerpot is complete!  Sing Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary and shake your flower pot as you go!


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