Hands On: Autumn Yarn Wreath

Olivera Bratich

WHAT YOU NEED

HOW YOU DO IT

  1. Gather the family for a nature walk and hunt for acorn caps! Collect as many as you wish, but you'll only need 3-10 for this project.
  2. Back inside, start wrapping yarn around your wreath base, tucking the ends out of sight. Alternate colors or use one solid color and continue all the way around the wreath base. (Tip: This part of the project can get tedious for the younger ones, so if your children are under 8 years old, stick to a smaller sized wreath.)
  3. Heat up the glue gun and have the adults in the family glue the felt balls or pom-poms inside the acorn caps. Set aside to let dry.
  4. Cut out fun fall shapes from felt scraps.
  5. As a family, lay out the shapes and acorns around the wreath in the pattern you choose. Adults can use the hot glue gun to secure everything in place. Set aside to dry.
  6. Cut a piece of yarn approximately 18 inches long. Tie each end around the top of the wreath. Find a place in your home to hang the family creation!

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