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Santa In A Chimney

Use a terra cotta pot and craft materials to make an adorable Christmas craft - Santa heading down the chimney to deliver presents!

Materials



Paint Pots
Red Fuzzy Sticks
White Fuzzy Sticks
Black Fuzzy Sticks
Braiding Cord
Iridescent Glitter
1 Jumbo Craft Stick

Terra Cotta Pot

Styrofoam Ball

Glue

Fabric

Paper

Instructions



Step  1.

Paint a terra cotta pot with large brush strokes of brown paint.

Step  1.

Paint a terra cotta pot with large brush strokes of brown paint.

Step  2.

Paint the rim with white paint.

Step  2.

Paint the rim with white paint.

Step  3.

Cover the white paint with glue, then embellish with iridescent glue. Now it looks like snow!

Step  3.

Cover the white paint with glue, then embellish with iridescent glue. Now it looks like snow!

Step  4.

Paint a Styrofoam ball with red paint.

Step  4.

Paint a Styrofoam ball with red paint.

Step  5.

Glue the ball inside of the terra cotta pot.

Step  5.

Glue the ball inside of the terra cotta pot.

Step  6.

Twist 2 white fuzzy sticks together.

Step  6.

Twist 2 white fuzzy sticks together.

Step  7.

Glue the white fuzzy sticks around the Styrofoam ball.

Step  7.

Glue the white fuzzy sticks around the Styrofoam ball.

Step  8.

Wrap a red fuzzy stick into a tight coil.

Step  8.

Wrap a red fuzzy stick into a tight coil.

Step  9.

Cut the red, coiled fuzzy stick in half.

Step  9.

Cut the red, coiled fuzzy stick in half.

Step  10.

Glue the fuzzy sticks to the top of the Styrofoam ball.

Step  10.

Glue the fuzzy sticks to the top of the Styrofoam ball.

Step  11.

Paint 2 black dots on the Styrofoam ball. Now you’ve created Santa’s body!

Step  11.

Paint 2 black dots on the Styrofoam ball. Now you’ve created Santa’s body!

Step  12.

Fold half of 1 white fuzzy stick into a zig zag shape.

Step  12.

Fold half of 1 white fuzzy stick into a zig zag shape.

Step  13.

Cut into 2 pieces.

Step  13.

Cut into 2 pieces.

Step  14.

Glue the white fuzzy sticks to the top of the red ones.

Step  14.

Glue the white fuzzy sticks to the top of the red ones.

Step  15.

Glue 2 black poms to the white fuzzy sticks, for Santa’s shoes!

Step  15.

Glue 2 black poms to the white fuzzy sticks, for Santa’s shoes!

Step  16.

Cut 1 piece of brown fabric or felt into a square.

Step  16.

Cut 1 piece of brown fabric or felt into a square.

Step  17.

Fill the fabric with beads, poms, or anything that will create a full sack!

Step  17.

Fill the fabric with beads, poms, or anything that will create a full sack!

Step  18.

Gather the outside of the fabric to the center, and tie with a piece of braiding cord.

Step  18.

Gather the outside of the fabric to the center, and tie with a piece of braiding cord.

Step  19.

Cut the rounded edges off of 1 jumbo craft stick, and glue the terra cotta pot to the left side.

Step  19.

Cut the rounded edges off of 1 jumbo craft stick, and glue the terra cotta pot to the left side.

Step  20.

Glue the brown sack to the right side.

Step  20.

Glue the brown sack to the right side.

Step  21.

Cut out a small rectangle of red foam or construction paper.

Step  21.

Cut out a small rectangle of red foam or construction paper.

Step  22.

Paint a message on the red sign, we wrote Return To North Pole! (Just in case Santa loses his sack of presents)

Step  22.

Paint a message on the red sign, we wrote Return To North Pole! (Just in case Santa loses his sack of presents)

Step  23.

Santa and his sack are complete and ready to dive down the chimney to deliver presents!

Step  23.

Santa and his sack are complete and ready to dive down the chimney to deliver presents!

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