Decorating for Thanksgiving can be difficult, but this harvest thumbprint corn garland adds the perfect finishing touch to any table in need of a little more red, orange, and yellow! This project allows your junior artists to explore the creative freedom and motor skills associated with finger painting as well as a perfect way to spend a cozy Saturday morning with a warm glass of apple cider!
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WITH THIS PROJECT YOUR CHILD WILL LEARN:
- What corn and what corn on the cob is
- How to cut out different shapes
- What the colors white, green, yellow, brown, and orange are
SUPPLIES YOU WILL NEED:
- White construction paper
- Green construction paper
- Brown, Yellow, and Orange craft paint
- Yarn or String
- Glue or Tape
You are welcome to use our free Harvest Thumbprint Corn Garland Pattern.
Start by cutting out the husk of the corn out of green construction paper. Then cut the kernel of the corn out of white construction paper. These shapes are demonstrated below.
Next have your child use yellow, brown, and orange paint to stamp thumbprints all over the corn kernel.
After that you are going to put your corn together by taping or gluing your kernel to the husk. Then you are going to either tape or glue string to the back of your corn. Put the pieces corn as far away as you would like them from each other. If you wish to make your garland longer make more corn!
You are now finished your thumbprint corn garland! Go ahead and hang it around your home this Autumn.