Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Dutch Windmill

by Jane (follow)
Easy (882)      5 to 10s (616)      Under 5s (592)      Popsicle stick (16)      Around the World (15)      Mouse (5)      Paper cup (3)      Windmill (1)     


homemade windmill, windmill kids craft, how to make a windmill, windmill tutorial, windmill craft, windmill mouse amsterdam, little mouse with clogs windmill craft


"A mouse lived in a windmill in old Amsterdam
A windmill with a mouse in and he wasn't grousin'
He sang every morning "How lucky I am
Living in a windmill in old Amsterdam!""
(song by Dicks and Rudge)

Have fun making a windmill for a little mouse using some recycled materials.

Time: 10 minutes
Age: Under 5's, 5-10's
Level: Easy

Materials
Paper coffee cup
2 popsicle sticks
Hole punch
Skewer
Butterfly clip (paper fastener)
Sticky labels (or paper and glue)
Pen



hole punch lollipop stick, making hole in lollipop stick, how to make a hole in a popsicle stick, popsicle stick hole punch, lolly stick hole punch, how to make a hole in a lolly stick, making hole in lollipop stick


Method
Use the hole punch to make a hole in the middle of each popsicle stick.



hole punch lollipop stick, making hole in lollipop stick, how to make a hole in a popsicle stick, popsicle stick hole punch, lolly stick hole punch, how to make a hole in a lolly stick, making hole in lollipop stick
We used extra wide popsicle sticks but you can also make a hole with a hole punch in a regular sized popsicle stick


Turn the paper cup upside down and make a hole in the side using the skewer, close to the closed end of the cup. Get an adult to help make the hole and be careful with the skewer.



hole punch lollipop stick, making hole in lollipop stick, how to make a hole in a popsicle stick, popsicle stick hole punch, lolly stick hole punch, how to make a hole in a lolly stick, making hole in lollipop stick


Fix both popsicle sticks to the cup by putting a butterfly clip (paper fastener) through the holes in each stick then through the hole in the cup.



homemade windmill, windmill kids craft, how to make a windmill, windmill tutorial, windmill craft, windmill mouse amsterdam, little mouse with clogs windmill craft




homemade windmill, windmill kids craft, how to make a windmill, windmill tutorial, windmill craft, windmill mouse amsterdam, little mouse with clogs windmill craft


Draw windows and a door on the sticky labels and stick on to the cup.



hole punch lollipop stick, making hole in lollipop stick, how to make a hole in a popsicle stick, popsicle stick hole punch, lolly stick hole punch, how to make a hole in a lolly stick, making hole in lollipop stick


Your windmill is now complete!



homemade windmill, windmill kids craft, how to make a windmill, windmill tutorial, windmill craft, windmill mouse amsterdam, little mouse with clogs windmill craft


As an extension with older kids, look at pictures of different types of windmill and learn how they were originally developed to mill grain. Look at modern wind turbines and explore how they are used to generate power.

Categories
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Easy
#Paper cup
#Popsicle stick
#Windmill
#Mouse
#Around the World
I like this Article - 10
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Jane
Here's how to make an interesting bronze-effect sculpture using
12 likes
If you haven't tried making cloud dough before you must have a go
8 likes
Create your own dinosaur world in a glass or jar
12 likes
This cute blackboard box for is cheap and easy to make
16 likes
We are lucky to have a macadamia tree in our garden which drops nuts in beautiful hard shells
11 likes
Create a colourful money box from a coffee can and some patterned sticky plastic
9 likes
view all articles by Jane
Articles by Jane on Other Hubs
A woodland theme is great for creating a gender-neutral kids' bedroom or playroom that works for a w...
8 likes
Here's how to create some cute button fridge magnets
5 likes
The coolest kid on the block is definitely riding an
804 views
Create some pretty decoupage eggs to display at Easter time
12 likes
ID: 2477
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
Here's how to make a colourful elephant from a recycled milk bottle and tissue paper
9 likes
This cute and fun Christmas card can be made by little ones with the help of an adult
3 likes
Snowmen crafts are fun at Christmas and this one is simple, quick and cheap to make
6 likes
This is a fun Christmassy game to be enjoyed by the whole family
6 likes
It is this time of the year again
6 likes
Think twice before throwing that old toothbrush out
3 likes
This is a really quick and simple way to make a dress up ring using aluminium foil from the kitchen!...
8 likes
Here's how to make a lovely Easter animal by decorating an egg
9 likes
Here's how to jazz up your fidget spinner with loom bands
9 likes
Here’s how to make a beautiful hanging decoration from plaster of Paris
10 likes
Categories
Under 5s (592)
Any Age (405)
Over 10s (382)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (882)
Medium (247)
Hard (37)
Featured on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012-2017 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version