Super Cute Wooden Spoon Craft for Kids

This Wooden Spoon Garden Craft is perfect for kids of all ages with a green thumb. The finished wooden spoon craft person looks adorable in potted plants or in the garden. We love that this easy craft works for even younger kids like preschoolers and Kindergartners to make independently. 

Kids will love making this Wooden Spoon Garden Craft! It's the perfect homemade gift!
Let’s make a wooden spoon craft!

Wooden Spoon Craft for Kids

With Spring and Summer here it is time to get outside and plant, but what better way to identify all your plants than with this garden craft!

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Kids will love surprising someone they love with a beautiful plant and a handmade wooden spoon garden ornament.

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Garden Wooden Spoon Craft

Plain wooden spoons can often be purchased in packs of 6 or 12, making this craft perfect for groups of children at home, or school. 

Or you could save the extra wooden spoons for crafts, your choice.

Supplies needed to make this wooden spoon craft like: yarn, markers, felt, googly eyes, glue, buttons, and yarn.
Yarn, markers, felt, foam, googly eyes, pipe cleaners, use whatever you want!

Supplies Needed To Make A Wooden Garden Spoon

Directions to Make A Wooden Spoon Person

Step 1

Spread out a large blanket and the craft supplies, then invite children to apply googly eyes to their spoons. Diverse sizes, shapes, and colors are fun to choose from! 

Use crafting glue to glue googly eyes onto the wooden spoons.
Don’t forget the googly eyes!

Now it’s time to get even more creative!

Step 2

Take a minute and visual the spoons. Think about how you want it to look.

Kids will have a blast deciding what their spoon should look like! Green hair? Large pink lips? Striped? The possibilities are endless!

Spoon having yarn hair glued on, it is green, it has a red smiley face, and googly eyes.
They can have any color yarn hair!

Step 3

Dress them up! Felt clothes, yarn hair, and pipe cleaner arms are easy to attach to the spoons with tacky craft glue. It would be fun to add beads and bells to the yarn hair!

Step 4

Last, add details like lips, eyelashes, or polka dots with the markers. 

A finished wooden spoon craft with a pink dress, purple arms, pink lips, smiley face, googly eyes, and yellow hair.
These wooden spoons make your garden so much more colorful!

Finished Garden Wooden Spoon Person

Aren’t they cute? What a fun craft for kids! 

A wooden spoon with a smile, googly eyes, and orange pipe cleaners, a red shirt with a picture of a plant, with images on how to with yarn, markers, felt, googly eyes, and gluing on the eyes and hair.
These wooden garden spoons are super easy to make!

Use them as markers to identify your plants or use them to make your garden even more colorful and beautiful! 

These would also make great little gifts for other gardeners in your life.

Wooden Spoon Garden Craft

Wooden Spoon Garden Craft

This Wooden Spoon Garden Craft is perfect for kids with a green thumb. It looks cute in potted plants or in the garden and is very easy for kids to make.

Materials

  • Wooden spoons
  • Googly eyes
  • Permanent markers
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Felt
  • Tacky craft glue
  • Yarn
  • Buttons

Instructions

  1. Spread out a large blanket and the craft supplies, then invite children to apply googly eyes to their spoons.
  2. Diverse sizes, shapes, and colors are fun to choose from! Kids will have a blast deciding what their spoon should look like! Green hair? Large pink lips? Striped?
  3. The possibilities are endless! Felt clothes, yarn hair, and pipe cleaner arms are easy to attach to the spoons with tacky craft glue.
  4. Last, add details like lips, eyelashes, or polka dots with the markers. 
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How did your wooden spoon craft turn out?