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It’s officially that time of year, town streets are showing off their best decorations, Christmas films are on the telly and shops are stocking up with all our favourite festive goodies. One thing i’m really looking forward to are the nativities. My son is still a little bit too young for a full blown nativity play but my niece and nephew are already gearing up for theirs. Every year they get so excited and practise their songs for weeks and weeks on end. This year my niece is hoping to be an angel. Thus came the inspiration for this super cute wooden spoon Christmas nativity angel. This craft definitely requires adult help if you’re using a hot glue gun but its such a fun project for children and grown ups to make together, We loved it!

You will need

a wooden spoon
a popsicle stick
Dress material
(i.e felt, foam fabric)
coloured pens
2 pipe cleaner
glue gun
scissors
pencil

Take your lollipop stick and glue it horizontally across your spoon to make your angel’s arms.

Now you need to make a template for your dress. Place your wooden spoon on to a white piece of paper, then draw a dress shape around the outside of your spoon shape, make sure your dress is at least half a cm wider than your spoon in all places so that you have room to glue your dress together. Cut out your shape.

Place your template shape onto your chosen material and using a pencil (so you that don’t colour your material) draw around it twice. Then cut out both shapes. Take your glue gun and place a strip of glue either side of the body on one of your dress pieces as shown by the red lines above. Position the pieces of dress together. Don’t glue the bottom of the dress so that children can still hold the spoon handle.

Place your spoon in place down through the dress, then glue the arms of your dress together around the popsicle stick arms.

Cut out several lengths of yarn or string, then glue them down in place around the edges of your spoon head to create your angel’s hair.

To make your halo simply take your pipe cleaner and twist one end in to a circle. Then take the length of piper cleaner you have left (as shown in the picture above to the right) and twist it around your halo to make it stronger by going up through the centre of halo, out over the side and then back up through. Continue this process until you have about 1cm of pipe cleaner left. Use this length of pipe cleaner to attach the halo to the back of your spoon.

Nearly finished! Use your pens to draw your angel’s face in the head of your spoon.

to make the wings, take another pipe cleaner, fold each end in to the centre. Twist the two ends around the centre of the piper cleaner to secure them in place. Use your glue gun to secure the wings to the back of your spoon.

Your wooden spoon angels are finished! How gorgeous do they look? I’m so pleased with how ours turned out!

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