For today's craft, all I knew is that I wanted us to make a star to put on the top of our tree. But with what?
We looked inside our craft box and saw the Popsicle sticks. Perfect! So we got to work.
I put glue on the sticks and carefully we assembled them. LM's hands were guided carefully and soon he lost interest in the assembly and turned his attention to something a bit more interesting in our craft box: Buttons!
I hadn't thought to glue buttons on, but when LM started playing with them, I thought they would look great on our star!
Then I started thinking of other things we could make with the sticks. So we then assembled a Christmas Tree. And with a little glue and some colorful buttons it went from this:
We also made a snowflake, and a present (the present needs a little imagination. Pretend the buttons in the middle are a big bow!)
But with LM's inspiration, these boring Mostly Mommy-Made ornaments went from this: