Vibrant Paper Cows

I saw this pin on Pinterest and thought it would make a great art project for the boys.

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Using that as a reference I drew an outline of a cow and cut it out for a template.

I centered and traced the template onto 12×12 pieces of bright scrapbook paper.  Then cut them out with an exacto knife because I wanted the outside frame of the cow to be intact.

I also cut the cardstock into strips all different widths.

I did all the prep work the night before.

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The boys each got a sheet of 12×12 scrapbook paper to glue the strips on. I gave them black or white because we don’t use those colors very often.  It would be a good way to use any paper you don’t like, since it won’t show.

I had them use glue sticks because when I made mine I used elmer’s and it got crinkly.

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The rules were not to leave any gaps and to vary the colors and widths.

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They did great.

After they were done gluing the strips I gave them the cow negative to glue on top.

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They are so bright and cheerful.

I think they are adorable and they were fun, quick and simple.

 

3 Comments

Filed under Feeling Fartsy, Let's make things pretty., Rodents aka kids

3 responses to “Vibrant Paper Cows

  1. Terrie

    So cool! Love all your crafts!

  2. Kristen

    What a good Momma!

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