Here’s an easy and fun craft to do with your kids in the Spring as well as the Summer. These simple dragonflies made from spoons will be a hit in your household. My daughters loved the fact that the dragonflies were made from colorful spoons and they also could create their own designs. They go together so quick and easy. You will probably end up with a house full of them. If my daughters, had their way I know they would!
Here’s What You Need:
- Plastic Spoons (Any color will work.)
- Couple of Sheets of Transparencies
- Dragonfly Template
- Sharpie / Permanent Markers
- Thin Sharpie (Optional)
- Low Temperature Hot Glue Gun
- Wiggly Eyes
Step 1: Download the free dragonfly template above & print it out.
Step 2: Lay the transparency over the template and trace the outline of the dragonfly wings with the thin Sharpie marker. Make sure to hold this firmly in place. Younger kids will probably need help holding the slippery transparency while tracing.
Step 4: Cut the wings out.
Step 6: Add the wiggly eyes and draw on a little mouth or smile .