To me the best candidate for a cotton ball craft are sheeps and clouds. With that in mind, that was exactly what we did for our craft using cotton balls.
I try to give my girl English, Math and Science lessons. Initially my intention was to leave Friday free for Arts and Crafts lessons but I got lazy. So Arts and Crafts is reserved for when mummy is not feeling lazy. Poor little girl!
Anyway, here is a simple craft we did using cotton balls on one fine day when mummy was not feeling lazy. (Hey! It takes some effort you know, the setting up and cleaning up. I usually do it just before the kids bathtime).
This was what we used for our little cotton ball craft:
- Colour Pen
- Cotton Balls (naturally)
This was what we did:
- Draw a simple farm scene with green hills, blue skies and sheep
- Paint the scene
- Glue the cotton balls onto the clouds and sheep's body and crown
- Draw in some finer details like eyes and other fine lines using colour pens
As usual baby likes to join in the Arts and Craft "class". By joining in, he gets to learn to draw lines and recognise colours. Anything that his sister does, he wants to do too. And thats why I had to draw a replica of his sister's picture for him to paint and whatever she paints, he wants to paint too and he would go "I want, I want. I want .... blue/green" I think its a great and fun way for him to learn about colours so I let him join in. His painting skills is not too bad as well and he listens to instructions well by not mixing the blues for his skies with the greens for his grass and hills.
This is his sister's version which is slightly more complicated with more details like the fence.
Doing crafts is one of the ways of spending quality time with the kids.