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3 cute and clever craft projects

16 Nov 2017

One for the kids five years and up, these cute and clever craft projects are a great way to get creative with Resene testpots – from making paper plate UFOS to painting little rock monsters. 

Paper plate craft – Alien UFO

The aliens have landed! This DIY uses a hot glue gun, recyclables and Resene FX Metallic paint to create fun UFO ships.

You will need

  • 2 paper bowls
  • 1 clear plastic cup
  • 1 pipe cleaner
  • 1 large pompom
  • Googly eyes
  • Hot glue gun and glue
  • Resene FX Metallic testpots in Resene So Cool and Resene Gold Dust
  • Sticky gems – (optional)

See here for the full project.

Toilet roll craft – Paper flowers and vase

?This is a great craft to develop kids' cutting and fine motor skills.

You will need

  • Toilet rolls
  • Coloured paper
  • Resene testpots in Resene Riptide and Resene Wild Thing
  • Pipe cleaners or straws
  • A hole punch or a nail and some plasticine
  • Washi tape

See here for the full project.

Easy painted rock monsters

Get the kids outdoors for a bit of rock collecting, before heading inside to paint these colourful rock monsters. 

You will need

  • Rocks
  • Resene testpots in Resene Lucky Point, Resene Wild Thing,  Resene Home Run and Resene Scrumptious
  • Googly eyes
  • A black permanent marker
  • Glue
  • Wool

See here for the full project.

These projects were created by Alayna Flighty for Kiwi Families. See here for more fun craft ideas.