Easter Basket Eco Art Workshop Activity Sheet

Easter Baskets Eco Art Workshop Activity Sheet

Please note: this is not an exhaustive instructional list. It is a supporting piece to the complete workshop, which can be found on RGQ TV.

 

What Tools will you need?

  • Scissors
  • Staplers
  • Pencil & Pen
  • Sticky Tape (but challenge yourself to find alternative ways to join parts and bits together
  • Ruler
  • Cutting Mat
  • Little Bin
  • PVA, craft glue or water-based paste

What tools would be handy but aren’t necessary?

  • Box Cutter / Stanley Knife
  • Pliers / Wire cutters
  • Needle and thread
  • Hot Glue Gun

What materials can I expect in my craft pack?

Each pack varies. This is a guide of what to epect.

  • Strips of cardboard and plastic
  • Leather
  • Silver & high-vis protective material
  • Paper stars
  • fabric samples
  • Paper samples
  • Sticky back foam
  • Foam
  • Plastic sea weed
  • Witchy hair
  • Rectangular container bases

What you can use from home

  • Tin cans
  • Straws
  • Plastic bottle caps
  • Plastic soda or juice bottles

Joining Tips

  • Use the sticky foam & plastic for decorations & sticking bits together
  • Stapler is your best friend
  • Threading wire through a button hold becomes a strong point for handles
  • Alternative to wire can be bread ties
  • Remember: sticky tape is the last resort! Always look for creative alternatives first.

Weaving Tips

  • Start with a base container
  • Lay your base pieces and secure with tape or glue
  • Gently mould the base pieces to the bottom of your container
  • Weave your crosse piece alternating between under and over the base pieces
  • Finish off each weave row with tape
  • Once at the top remove mould
  • Feed end piece back through the design
  • Secure with tape or a stapler or tuck back into the weave