This bridge is made using found items from the recycling bin. While parents will need to help the kiddos with some of the cutting and gluing, children will have a blast decorating the bridge, adding a watercolor river that flows underneath and collecting rocks and other items from the garden to bring their fairy bridge to life.
What you will need:
- Corrugated cardboard
- Craft knife
- Eco-friendly paints
- Glue gun
Make your fairy bridge:
- Cut the top and bottom off of a small box.
- Use a pencil to draw the curve of a bridge on 2 of the opposite sides of the box.
- Use the craft knife (adult’s only) to cut the top section above the curve off of both of those sides.
- Then, cut the other two sides of the box completely off.
- Cut the leftover pieces of cardboard into the slates for the bridge’s floor.
- Then, glue the slates across the bridge overlapping them as you go.
- Use the craft knife to cut a circular shape under the bottom of the bridge on both sides.
- Now your child can use eco-friendly paints, markers or crayons to decorate the bridge.
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