Try this fun craft made from simple household supplies. Then say, "Giddyup!"
Paper Cup Horse
What You'll Need:
Small Paper Cup, Paint, Paintbrush, Scissors, Toilet Paper Tube, Popsicle Sticks, Glue, Felt, Small Pom Poms, Fringe
- Paint paper cup completely. Let dry and add a second coat. Next, parents should cut 2 pairs of slits about 1 ? inches apart on both ends of the toilet paper tube for legs.
- Use glue to attach Popsicle sticks all around the tube, making sure not to block the slits. Insert Popsicle-stick legs into the slits and secure with a dab of glue.
- Cut 2 1/2-inch felt triangles for ears. Glue cup about an inch from the end of the tube, then attach ears, pom-pom eyes, and fringe for the mane and tail.
Originally published in the September 2010 issue of Parents magazine.