Paper Plate Fruits

I was actually searching for a paper-plate based weaving activity when a tutorial for these larger-than-life slices of watermelon, apple and lemon caught our 5 year-old’s eye.  They are bright, cheerful and easy to make, all you need is plain paper plates, scissors, glue, scraps of coloured paper and some paint.

The original tutorial suggested ready-mixed paint but we were happy to make do with our poster paint tins.  We used sugar paper and felt tip pens for the various peels/segments/pips.

Paper Plate Fruits

Paper Plate Fruits

Paper Plate Fruits

Paper Plate Fruits

Here is the original tutorial with more detailed photos of how to make the layers, over at Crafts By Amanda.

And the weaving will have to wait for another day.  🙂

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.

~ Galatians 5:22-23

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