Kid Craft: Friendly Forest Creatures

Browse the backyard for branches, wires, pods, and nuts. That's all you'll need to craft a friendly woodland pal for the kids!

-With being organic, you know, it's not about being perfect. It's about keeping it real, you know, doing what we can in small manageable ways, inspiring people to make an effort to be conscientious and resourceful. For more information, go to -Natural playthings are always a hit for kids and grownups a like. A rustic residence are as much fun to make as they are to play with. And all you need are some branches, some wire, and some knots or pads. For the body, you need a branch that's half an inch in diameter cut to 2-1/2 to 3 inches long. Grab some more branches that are 1/8 of an inch to quarter inch in diameter and cut out 4 sections that are 1-1/2 inches long for the legs and then cut out 4 more that are only 1 inch long for the arms. Drill 2 holes through the body half an inch from each end. Run a 6-inch piece of wire through the top, edge your shorter branches for the arms, snip and twist your ends. Do the same thing for the legs. Add a Brad nail to the top and a predrilled hole for the head and top of with a knot or pad of your choice, securing with some wood glue. [unk] up how you like using that wild imagination of yours and play away. -Think about it now. Do you wanna love a man like me. Think about it now. Do you wanna love a man like me.