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My daughter loves her bedtime stories. She goes through phases each week of which book is her favorite. This week her favorites are the new Dr. Seuss book ‘Which Pet Should I Get‘ & ‘My Little Mother Goose‘.
‘My Little Mother Goose’ is filled with all of the classic nursery rhymes that I knew as a child. Hey Diddle Diddle is one that we love in particular.
My daughter was very excited to make a craft of one of her favorite nursery rhymes.
The Dish Ran Away With The Spoon Paper Plate Craft
Mai wanted to make sure that the dish & spoon were the same as the dish and spoon illustrated in the book, right down to the bow on the spoon.
What you will need:
Acrylic paint (Pink & purple)
Googly eyes (Big & medium)
School glue & a hot glue gun (Use caution when operating a hot glue gun. Adult use is recommended.)
Paint a paper plate in the pink & let it dry.
Cut a spoon shape out of another plate & paint it purple & let it dry.
Glue large googly eyes to the plate.
Paint a ring around the plate.
Paint the rest of the face onto the plate.
Paint a face & add googly eyes onto the spoon as well. Wrap a piece of ribbon around the spoon’s neck.
Cut 2 pipe cleaners in half & glue the pieces to the back of the plate to form arms & legs. You will only need one pipe cleaner for the spoon, cut into quarters.
My daughter did a beautiful job & already requested to do the cow jumping over the moon for the next time.
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My girls still love this nursery rhyme, too and love the craft you came up with for it!! 🙂