Craft Supplies for May 9 – 15

May 9—Gardening for Wildlife Month Activity

Painted Bottle Vase

  • Painted Bottle Vase
  • Plastic or glass bottle
  • Multi-surface craft paint in your favorite color
  • Paint brush
  • Wax paper


May 10—Gardening for Wildlife Month Activity

Spoon Flowers

  • Printable Flower Petal Template
  • 3 – 4 plastic ice-cream spoons, these are available in different colors at party supply stores or you can paint them the color you’d like
  • Multi-purpose paint in colors of your choice, if you are painting the spoons
  • Heavy craft paper in your favorite flower colors
  • Green ribbon
  • Glue gun or strong glue
  • Scissors
  • Beans, sand, pebbles, or glass or plastic beads to fill the vase


May 11—Gardening for Wildlife Activity

Creative Cattails

  • 6-inch by 5/8-inch craft stick
  • 3/16–inch by 12-inch dowel
  • Chunky brown yarn,
  • Green origami paper, 8-inch square
  • Green craft paint
  • Paint brush
  • Glue gun


May 12—Gardening for Wildlife Activity

Who’s Hiding in the Garden? Dot-to-Dot Puzzles


May 13—Gardening for Wildlife Activity

Guess the Garden Differences


May 14—International Astronomy Day Activity

Make a Room Observatory

  • Adhesive glow-in-the-dark stars, planets, rocketships


May 15—International Day of Families

Make Your Own Recipe Box

  • A small box with a hinged lid or separate lid—a Twinings Tea Box works well as does a small wooden box available from craft stores
  • Washi tape or paint
  • Paint brush