Using simple supplies from the Dollar Store, create a Christmas Bucket List craft to get everyone talking about plans for the upcoming Holiday season.
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- Craft Sticks, Jumbo – Dollar Store
- Metal Bucket, Small – Dollar Store
- Craft Foam, Gold Glitter – Dollar Store
- Crinkled Paper Shred, White – Dollar Store
- Pom Poms, White – Dollar Store
- Acrylic Craft Paint – Red, Black, Green, White, Yellow
- Permanent Black Marker – Dollar Store
- Glue Gun and Glue Sticks – Dollar Store
- CHRISTMAS BUCKET LIST PDF
Gather all supplies. Water down acrylic craft paint and basecoat four jumbo craft sticks white, red, green, and yellow. Watering down the paint will give the wooden craft sticks a stained effect. Set aside to dry.
Paint outside of metal bucket with red acrylic craft paint. Set aside to dry and apply a second coat, if necessary.
Draw a line around the center of the bucket with a pencil.
Paint a ¼” wide band around the bucket with black acrylic craft paint. Set aside to dry.
Download, print, and cut out the CHRISTMAS BUCKET BUCKLET PATTERN with scissors. Trace the buckle pattern on the back of the gold glitter craft foam with a pencil, then cut out with scissors.
Attach the gold glitter buckle to the front center of the bucket with a glue gun and glue sticks. Glue white pom poms around the outside top edge of the Christmas bucket.
Secure the remaining white pom poms around the inside edge of the Christmas bucket with a glue gun and glue sticks.
Lay out the 20 painted jumbo craft sticks on your work surface. Write Christmas activities on craft sticks with a pencil, and then ink in with a permanent black marker.
Use the holiday prompts on the provided list, or make up your own based upon what is important to your family.
Fill the bucket with white crinkled paper shred. Insert the craft stick activities into the bucket and remove them as your family completes them this holiday season.
Create this thoughtful Christmas Bucket craft to work on spending real time with the kiddos. Make learning about Christmas giving FUN! Make a bucket for your family and one to give away.