Sunday, June 23, 2013

Cow Bookmark (kid craft)

Help kids prepare for the new school year by making this quick and easy cow bookmark!
Approximate Time: About 1 hour                                       A whimsical cow bookmark in black and white and pink with a rustic bow..


  • wooden jumbo craft stick
  • black and white acrylic paint
  • paint brush
  • pink craft foam
  • black craft foam
  • fine point black marker
  • craft glue
  • scissors
  • 12 inch piece of raffia
  • small jingle bell (optional)
  • pencil or pen


Paint craft stick white and set aside to dry. While waiting for it to dry, draw and cut out ears and horns from black craft foam and oval shaped muzzle from pink craft foam.
CayChoDom400x375.jpg Draw nose and dashes on muzzle as pictured. Paint black spots randomly on cow's body and draw a fine black line on craft stick for legs.
CayChoDom400x451.jpg Dip handle end of paint brush into black paint and dot the eyes and paint a bit of hair at top of head (refer to photo). Allow paint to dry before gluing on ears, horns, and muzzle. String bell onto raffia and tie around craft stick below muzzle. Glue into place.

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