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DLTK's Holiday Crafts for Kids
Summer Puppy Wreath
This is a fun wreath featuring a cheerful puppy to do by yourself or with a group during the summer.
- ring of cardboard (empty cereal boxes work wonderfully)
- construction paper (blue and yellow)
- Trace a small plate and a large plate onto a piece of old
- Empty cereal boxes or frozen dinner boxes work well
- It doesn't matter if you go over the folds of the cardboard.
- Cut a small strip of cardboard and glue it onto the back of
the ring over any folds in the cardboard.
- This will reinforce the ring.
- Cut strips of construction paper (about 1 1/2 inches by 4
- Glue the strips into rolls (like making a paper chain)
- Glue the rolls of construction paper onto the wreath. We
made a blue and yellow pattern, but you can do it however
- Print out the craft template of choice.
- Color the template pieces and cut out.
- Glue the head, sun and two paws on top of the wreath.
- Glue the body, tail and two paws on the back of the wreath (so
it looks like the dog is peeking over the top.
- Close the template window after printing to return to this screen.
- Set page margins to zero if you have trouble fitting the template on one page (FILE, PAGE SETUP or FILE, PRINTER SETUP in most browsers).