So I fully intended to make and post these super easy craft stick mummies that make a great classroom or party craft. They’re fast, use very few supplies, and don’t involve anything intricate. Kids love them, and they are cute. Couldn’t ask for too much more :)
But if you know me, I like color.
White is so BORING, so I thought I would play around with my mummies today and add a little color. I’m thinking it probably would have been better to stick with purple or orange, but I chose pink and black. Why? Well, I was actually thinking along the lines of a “girl” mummy for the pink and then the black I just thought would look cool…
I’m not really sure what to think of these. I think they look like Ninjas. Hmm. Would be great for a ninja birthday party huh? Anyone having one of those soon? He he. Oh well, they’re cute, they’re easy, what’s not to like. ;)
To make this craft into a kit, drop a craft stick, two eyes and several strips of felt into a sandwich bag. Print instructions (below) and tape to the front of the bag, or fold them and place them inside.
Would be fun at a party to stick the mummy craft kit into the Monster Treat Bags!
And aren’t these craft stick ninja ornaments from Happy Hooligans totally adorable?? Complete with belts, I love it!
Craft Stick Mummies (and Ninjas??)
- jumbo craft sticks
- felt cut into 1/2 strips
- 2 small wiggle eyes
- felt glue or a hot glue gun
- Glue wiggle eyes to the craft stick. Glue strips of felt around the craft stick, just don’t cover up the eyes. Each time you come to the end of a strip of felt, stop it in the back of the stick and glue in place, trim if needed. This keeps all the odd cut bits at the back. ;)
- Glue one last strip of felt to the back of the mummy and wrap it around the front as arms. Cross the arms and glue together, trim ends.
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Just how I like crafts–super easy and fun. (And the colored ones do kinda look like ninjas.) I’ve included the mummies in my craft stick project roundup here: http://productivewahm.com/26-craft-stick-projects-for-every-letter-of-the-alphabet/
Amanda Formaro says
Thank you for the shout out!
Toqua's Crafts says
These are too cute!!
Thanx for sharing!
These are great, found them just in time for my sons 'scary' birthdayparty next week. Thanks a lot!
Thank you Kim! ;)
Ritkiss and Shel – yes this would be a really fun classroom craft! Hope you make it and the kids love it!
thank you for sharing this idea! i might need to come up with a classroom activity for my 2nd grader.. this may work. thanks again! :)
I am going to do these with my son's kindergarten class. What a cut craft!
These are SO cute! Love your Blog!
Thanks you guys! Thanks for the feature Stephanie!
Stephanie Lynn @Under the Table and Dreaming says
Hi Amanda These are adorable! I'll be featuring these today! Stop by and grab a featured button if you like. Thanks so much for linking to The Sunday Showcase – I greatly appreciate it! Hope you had a wonderful weekend! ~ Stephanie Lynn
I love the ninja idea. I'll be using it as a craft to go along with a kid's book discussion group where we're reading Night of the Ninjas (part of the Magic Tree House series).
Creative Craft Ideas says
This is such a cute idea. I wish I would have seen these in time for halloween. I will have to bookmark it until next year! so fun…