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Coffee Filter Peacock Craft

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During our preschool homeschool lessons on the alphabet last spring, my daughter and I had a blast making a variety of crafts. For the letter P, I helped her make a super fun coffee filter peacock craft.

Materials

  • Coffee filter
  • Food coloring
  • Water
  • Paintbrush
  • Blue and orange paper
  • Wiggle eyes
  • Glue

Directions

  1. Add the food coloring to the water.
  2. Use the paintbrush to “paint” the coffee filter with the colored water.
  3. Allow the coffee filter to dry.
  4. Cut a figure 8 shape with a larger bottom from the blue paper.
  5. Cut a small orange triangle from the orange paper.
  6. Glue the orange triangle and two wiggle eyes on the blue 8 shape to form a peacock face.
  7. Glue the blue 8 shape onto the colored coffee filter.

Coffee Filter Peacock

For another fun peacock craft, try my P Is for Peacock Handprint-Footprint Craft.

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Image Credits

Coffee Filter Peacock © 2015 Heather Johnson

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Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, children, dogs, and cat. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing and master's degrees in library and information science and English studies with a concentration in linguistics.

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