A Cowboy's Life: Fall Cheerios Tree

Fall Cheerios Tree

9:58:00 PM


This shop has been compensated by Albertsons. All opinions are mine alone. #AStockUpSale #Albertsons #CollectiveBias
I don’t think I have met a kid who enjoys making crafts as much as my son. He is always creating some craft on his own or asking me to work on a project together. He is even know to say “save this for a craft” whenever he is done with a bottle water. Silly boy!

So it didn’t surprise me when I was at Albertsons picking up General Mills products that are on sale until Thursday, October 13 (click here for promotional prices) and he asked if the cereal was to eat or for a craft. So naturally I had to let him use some of the Cheerios for his art projects. 

Supplies needed:
Blue, brown, green and orange construction paper
Scissors
Glue
Cheerios

Directions for creating a Cheerio tree:
  1. Using the green paper, trim to use as grass and glue to the bottom of the blue paper.
  2. Draw a tree with branches on the brown construction paper and cut out. Then glue to the page.
  3. Using about 1/3 of the orange construction paper, cut around the bottom to make it look like the leaves. Glue to the top of the tree.
  4. Add dots of glue around the orange leaves and glue on the Cheerios.
  5. Add little pieces of orange paper and Cheerios to the bottom of the tree.

My son had so much fun doing this craft! We cut and glued the tree and orange leaves, but I think older kids that have mastered scissors could do entire craft alone. I think the best part of this project is getting to eat the cereal.   

Do you enjoy making projects and crafts with your kids?

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13 comments

  1. I love crafting with Cheerios. What a fun way to use them for a fall craft. #client

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  2. Cheerios can be used for so many things not just food, and there tasty too. Cute idea

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  3. My toddler and preschooler would love this craft idea! What a great fun idea for practicing fine motor skills!

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  4. This cute craft looks tasty and fun to make! My kids all love crafting too!

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  5. Such a cute craft idea! My little one is too little to craft right now but she sure does love eating her Cheerios!

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  6. Such a fun fall craft for little ones -- and fun to eat the supplies in the process! :)

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  7. The cheerio tree is such a great activity to do with my little cousins. They might eat a handful before they made it to the tree.

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  8. I didn't know you could use the cereal for a craft. How clever. I hope there was plenty left over to enjoy.

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  9. How cute and simple. My daughter is going to love this. Thanks for sharing on Toddler Fun Friday.

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  10. How cute and simple. My daughter is going to love this. Thanks for sharing on Toddler Fun Friday.

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  11. Such a cute craft and fine motor activity for toddlers! This will definitely keep them busy for a while. Thanks for sharing on #ToddlerFunFriday

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