Easter Panaroma

This has been one of my favorite crafts yet!
Our local Michael's store hosted craft time this weekend focusing on Easter. Michael's had each child start with a large or medium egg made from poly foam. Each child then was to interpret their own vision using the egg.
Both M and E chose to make a "Panorama". A panorama is any wide-angle view or representation of a physical space, whether in painting, drawing, photography, film/video, or a three-dimensional model. Please note the opening can be constricting to work within, E had a couple times where she felt frustrated so she required some help.
M enjoyed the process and it may be due to her calm nature or her age? She really enjoyed setting up the interior of her egg and was very happy with her end result. She had a vision and was able to carry it our with the given supplies.

Materials used:
•Medium Craft Egg
•Chennile Easter chicks
•Paper Easter Grass
•Craft Boa
•Mini Glitter Eggs
•Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
•Artificial flowers

To begin use a Versa-Tool to cut the front oval shape out of egg as shown.
Hot glue inside bottom of egg with Easter grass. We used the paper grass rather than plastic. Use hot glue or tacky glue to adhere mini eggs inside egg as desired. Glue chicks (choose desired size) for this use hot glue it will secure the chicks to the area better than tacky glue..
Use hot glue to adhere boa around cut out opening. Hot glue artificial flowers or ribbon on top or side.

What really impressed me about this project? The end products,they are very whimsy,gave us a new medium to work with and the creativity that went into them.
This project took a couple hours to complete and requires your child to have dexterity and patience as well as handle hot glue,so I don't recommend it for younger than 5. The cost is a bit higher than some crafts we do but under $20 for all the supplies minus the Versa tool and hot glue gun. All the supplies can be found at Michael's but check your past Easter supplies as you may already have some of the supplies on hand. Our friend Tammy also suggested to check your local thrift store as they may have some of the supplies as well as other small items to fill your panorama with.

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