Reusable shopping bags are popular to cut down on plastic waste. It's always handy to have a fabric bag which is easy to roll up and keep in the bottom of a handbag or in the back of your car. Calico shopping bags are nice and soft and great fun for kids to decorate. For this project, my 3 year old daughter used fabric pastel dye sticks, but you could also try fabric paints or markers and experiment with stencils or stamps.
: 5 minutes
: Any Age
Materials ready to go
The fun part
Fix the dye by ironing so that it won't smudge and can be washed too
I think this would make a great Mothers Day gift
Why not try this as an easy and fun activity for a kids birthday party? This would also make a great personal Christmas present for a grandparent or Mothers Day gift.
Post a picture of your creation in the comments forum.
My calico bag cost $1.90 from Apollo Calico Bags
We used Pentel Fabric Fun pastel dye sticks which cost £5.99 from QuickDraw Supplies
#5 to 10s
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