This panda candy jar makes a great gift.
What You Need
- Black, white, and green craft foam
- Craft glue
- Clear plastic or glass jar with lid
- Black marker
- 2 wiggle eyes
What You Do
- Prepare Lid
Trace the jar’s lid on white craft foam and cut out. Glue the circle to the top of the lid.
- Make Ears, Eyes, Arms, and Nose
Draw shapes for ears, eye patches, arms, and a nose on black craft foam. Cut out and glue in place on the lid and jar, as shown. Glue on wiggle eyes.
- Make Bamboo
For bamboo, draw three leaf shapes and a stem on green craft foam. Cut out and glue leaves on the stem. Once the glue dries, place the bamboo under one of the panda’s arms and glue in place.
- Draw Mouth and Bamboo Lines
Draw a mouth on the panda’s face and lines on the bamboo with a black marker, as shown.
Craft by Michele Reyzer. Originally appeared in the December-January 2010 issue of Ranger Rick magazine.