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Spring into the season with a project that strings along children's imaginations. Get a handle on holidays from Easter, to Passover, to May Day with this versatile basket idea.
Spread recycled newspaper over your work area. Pour two tablespoons of several bright colors of Crayola® Washable Kid's Paint into recycled foam produce trays.
With Crayola Scissors cut a short piece of string or yarn for every color of paint. Dip the string into paint and then drag, twirl, or dot on a large sheet of heavy, white construction paper to create designs. Dry.
Make a handle for your basket by cutting a narrow strip from another piece of construction paper. String paint the handle if you like. Dry.
Turn the basket paper upside down, with the unpainted side facing out. Cut slits at all four corners of the paper about 1/2 of the way in. Fold the ends into the middle of each side and staple to create a basket. Staple the handle to the sides of the bask