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Wooden Fairy Mushrooms

by Lucy (follow)
Turn off the TV and tune into your own imagination. Enjoy each moment, allowing your creativity to unfold in the kitchen, craft space or in nature.
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These are really fun to make and the result is especially effective. We have called these cute little things "Fairy Mushrooms" as the fairy toys and gnomes in our house seem to really enjoy playing with them. They're very good for miniature tea parties, dancing and singing. Make lots of them and create your very own Fairy Ring - you never know what magic may await.

Little children will love playing with these, but the painting part itself is a bit fiddly and probably better left for older children. You can buy wooden door knobs in any hardware store and the paint, glitter and varnish can be found in any discount variety store. I think these would make an excellent children's birthday present or an ideal addition to any Fairy Party.



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Fairy Mushrooms


Time: 60 minutes approximately
Age: 5-10's
Level: Medium



wood
Wooden door knobs


Materials
Wooden door knobs
Red paint
Paintbrush
Gold or white paint
Glitter (optional)
Varnish (optional)



wood
Paint the top red


Method
Wear old clothing to protect you from getting covered in red paint.
Paint the top of your door knobs bright red.
Allow the red paint to dry.
Paint gold or white dots on top of the red color to resemble fairy style mushrooms.
Allow the gold or white paint to dry.



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Paint the spots on


Add some glitter and/or varnish to make the mushrooms look really fairy-like.
Enjoy a tea party with your fairy friends in the garden or under your favorite tree.



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Perfect for tea


Categories
#Paint
#5 to 10's
#Toys
#Birthday Party
#Fairies
#Medium
#imaginative Play
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These look beautiful Lucy!
Great idea. My daughter would love these
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