Hands On Crafts for Kids
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By Lorine Mason


Main supplies:

  • 24” Wood Shaker peg shelf
  • Two 3” Styrofoam® balls
  • Activa® Rigid Wrap® plaster cloth
  • Delta Ceramcoat® acrylic paint – red, white, terra cotta
  • Fine point markers – red, black

    Basics supplies:
  • Beacon® Kid’s Choice Glue
  • Foam brush
  • Scissors
  • Plastic knife
  • Pencil

When you see the “helping hand” symbol on a project, it means you may need adult supervision to do the project. Always use care when using tools or a heat source. Be careful and safe!


1. Paint wood shelf red. Let dry.
2. Using plastic knife cut Styrofoam® balls in half.
3. Cut Rigid Wrap® into 1” strips. Dip in water and cover 3 rounded halves of the Styrofoam® balls. Let dry.
4. Paint 2 halves white and the other terra cotta. Let dry. Use markers to draw ball markings for a soccer ball, baseball and basketball.
5. Glue completed balls to shelf. Let dry.


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