Next Monday sees the closing ceremony of the Rio Olympic games. Inspired by the fabulous carnival atmosphere of Rio we’ve pulled together ideas for giving your family some mini carnival fun this weekend. From face painting to fashion we’ve got it all.
Every child loves face paint. Get patriotic with team GB colours and flags or opt for animals or your child’s favourite characters. For some easy to paint ideas take a look at Parenting.com’s gallery HERE
A carnival wouldn’t be complete without a feather headdress, we love this idea from Hodepodgecraft (CLIKC HERE TO VIEW). Once you’ve created your headdress why not go the whole hog and add a mask and bracelet. Our create blog in association with the fabulous Creation Station has some great instruction videos for making a whole range of accessories.
Easy to make, lots of fun and they keep you cool. For some fan inspiration check out these funny face fans by funfamilycrafts.
What better way to get into the carnival atmosphere than shaking some maracas. these no-split versions from lets play kids music.com are perfect for little ones.
Finish off the fun creating a simple pasta necklace. For tips on how to die your pasta take a look at Artful Parent.com HERE
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