With scraps of yarn and sticks from the garden, kids can make this cheery and colourful stick-star garden mobile to hang in your backyard this summer.
Now that the warm weather has arrived, we’re back to crafting and creating outdoors again.
The best part? Finding items around the yard and garden to make our projects with.
The other day, because we needed to replace the rainbow wind chimes we’ve had hanging in the tree for years, we went on a stick hunt in the backyard, and collected enough to make this colourful stick-star garden mobile.
It was really fun and easy to make, and a great work-out for the kids fine-motor and co-ordination skills.
It looks so pretty hanging in our play area, but it would be great to hang on a porch or patio too!
Pop over to CBC Parents to see how we made it, and let us know if you make one of your own!
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Jackie is a mom, wife, home daycare provider, and the creative spirit behind Happy Hooligans. She specializes in kids’ crafts and activities, easy recipes, and parenting. In 1997, Jackie stepped out of the corporate world to start a family and to open her own home daycare. She began blogging in 2011, and today, Happy Hooligans inspires more than 2 million parents, caregivers and Early Years Professionals all over the globe.