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Peacock Organizer {Kids Craft}

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Sometimes you just need a cute organizer for all of the pens, markers and other things that seem to find a home on your desk.

And that is not even talking about the kids messes- ahem. I mean kids stuff. Like markers, pencils and crayons. Why not let them help you create one?

Last fall, I took my mom to a historical mission where I live. The lady there gave us a ton of candles. I, of course, saw crafting opportunities so I gladly took them.

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Not being Catholic, I don’t know who St. Jude is or how he helps people but maybe he helped me craft. Maybe….possibly.

Anyway, that story was just to tell you, “Hey, I got candles.”

Along with the candles or any container you like to upcycle, you need……

– Paint

– q tips

– a paper plate

– Glue

And the obvious things like scissors and paint brushes.

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One of the little CSI kids and I created 2.

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One was kinda fat and one was skinny. The skinny one is a girl. Hmmm. See the bow!

Every girl needs a cute bow….and glitter, and lip gloss, and leopard print.

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Cut the paper plate so it looks like feather. Then, paint.

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Paint the body and glue on feathers and q tips. Add eyes.

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There are more kinds of birds to make. We thought of several and I still have a ton of candles so the possibilities are endless.

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The moral of this post is not just that this is a good kids craft idea and functional that even a mom could love it and the purpose it serves, but my other point is that I love when kids are creative and crafty. Encourage creativity and do it often!

Always remember to Create, Share and Inspire!

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10 Comments

  1. Missy says:

    this is just so creative and adorable! How fun!

  2. Melanie says:

    How adorable and crafty! Might be a little out of my league as I’m the least crafty person on the planet, but I love it all the same. 🙂

  3. Cynthia says:

    Cute idea. We love crafts at our house. An entire closet is devoted for our materials.

  4. So cute! I can see this being a great hands-on craft for little ones. Thanks for sharing!

  5. So fun and colorful–thanks for linking up to the Pretty Preppy Party!

  6. This is such a cute craft idea. I love it.

  7. Such a fun idea to do with the kiddos!

  8. Angie says:

    That’s such a cute idea!! Thanks for sharing at Something To Talk About Link Party!! Hope to see you again next Monday!

  9. This is so cute, my kids would love it! Thanks for sharing at What’d You Do This Weekend? I hope you will join us again this Monday morning 🙂

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