- Brown lunch bag
- Paper or cardstock: white, black, yellow, red, dark red
- Green plaid print paper
- Tan cardstock
- Silk yellow flower with leaves
- Jute twine
- Circle punches: 1”, 7/8”, 5/8”, 3/8”
- Pinking shears
- Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue
scissors, black marker
- Print out patterns. Cut patterns from cardstock. Cut bottom edge of hat with pinking shears.
- Punch two circles of each: 1” yellow, 7/8” red, 5/8” white, and 3/8” black. Cut 5”x1-1/2” rectangle from plaid paper.
- Using black marker, outline all pieces except white and black circles. Draw hat line.
- Cut 2-1/2” down from top of bag in each corner. Fold all 4 flaps down and crease. Make 1/4” cuts on flaps for hair.
- Adhere plaid paper to bottom of bag. Adhere yellow circles under hair. Adhere eyes, nose, and cheeks on face.
- Using marker, draw wiggly smile from cheek to cheek. Draw small stitch lines along length of smile and around nose.
- Adhere hat to hair. Make bow with jute and adhere to hat. Adhere flower to leaves. Tie knot in center of 6” length of jute; unravel ends. Adhere jute under flower. Adhere flower to bottom of scarecrow.
- 1. If making with a large group, punch all four circle sizes onto 3” square of manila folder. Kids can use shapes as tracers to cut out their circles.