Teach your child his or her shapes while making the Geometric Wreath. This creative craft features cardstock, ribbon, markers, and scissors to make a fun wreath. This wreath can be color coordinated to match any room or holiday. Make one with you child today!
What you'll need:
How to make your Geometric Wreath
- Colored cardstock
- Markers or crayons
- Ribbon (8 inches)
- Ruler (optional)
- Pencil (optional)
- Cut a variety of shapes from the colored cardstock. Some ideas are squares, stars, hearts, octagons, triangles, diamonds, and triangles. Use the ruler and pencil to help you draw straight lines. . The shapes can overlap, form a pattern, cover both sides, or even be themed for a certain holiday. Be creative! (see photos for examples)
- Glue your shapes together in an overlapping circle to form your wreath. Allow the glue to dry. (see photos)
- Cut out several smaller shapes and write the names of the shapes on each shape. Glue the shapes to the cardstock shape wreath. Allow the glue to dry. (see photos)
- Fold the ribbon in half and glue it to the back of the wreath. Allow the glue to dry. (see photos)
- Decorate your wreath with crayons or markers. Write the names of the large shapes on the shapes. You may even wish to write “Welcome,” “Happy Holidays,” or your name on the wreath. (see photos)
- Your wreath is now ready to hang! Find a doorway to decorate and be sure to point out the different shapes that make up your wreath!