I love that Brandon is at the age (6-1/2) when he asks, "Mom, can we do a craft today?"
Yesterday, Brandon wanted to make an animal mask. After doing a search on Google, I decided on paper plate masks. Brandon chose a lion and Ryan chose a zebra.
We used Crayola washable paint for Brandon's lion, which provided nice coverage. (The time it took for the paint to dry was a REAL test of his patience!) Since Ryan's zebra is white, the only additional color required was the black stripes—which I applied with a black Crayola marker... (I started out with a Sharpie, but quickly realized the fumes might overcome him!)
The masks are tied in back with a piece of yarn.
Not too shabby, eh? The boys LOVED them!
Hooray for a fun Saturday activity!