Set your mind on things above, not on earthly things.” – Colossians 3:2
I hope you were here to check out how hummingbirds teach us about flexibility. We learned this yesterday, so if you didn’t tune in, I hope you’ll click back. Today, I wanted to bring it home with a really fun craft…making hummingbirds out of peanuts. I was inspired to do this craft (with variations) from Birds & Bloom.
Here are your materials: shelled peanuts, makers, feathers, google eyes and a toothpick. I also used a hot glue gun, stick pin and wire cutters as my tools.
The first thing I had the kids do was color the peanuts. Then, they picked out the google eyes and helped me but the toothpicks to the lengths of the nose.
For safety reason, I did the next part. I poked the top of the peanut with a thumb tack so I could insert the toothpick nose. I then hot glued the feathers, google eyes and a ribbon.
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so darn cute!!! My little Val will love this… thank you for the idea Mama Jodi! From Mama Julie 🙂
I hope you guys have fun with it. Thanks for commenting.
Aww, these are so pretty. I love this craft! Thanks for linking up to Thinky Linky Thursday!
Lori @ Cachey Mama’s Classroom
Thank you, Lori. I appreciate you hosting.
What an adorable craft! We will definitely have to try these. My parents love hummingbirds. Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!
Oh my goodness! Those are just the most adorable little things EVER! We made Peanut Gnomes (if I may share them: http://www.redtedart.com/2011/12/28/kids-crafts-peanut-finger-puppets/) a while back, but these are cute cute cute cute!!!
We WILL make some. FOR SURE!