Friday, July 7, 2017

Crafts: Veggie Tales Cardboard Tubes


Veggie Tales Cardboard Tube Characters

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For my son's fourth birthday party, we held a Veggie Tales themed party.  As there are not many options for decorations, I created a lot on my own.

These cardboard roll Veggie Tales characters can be made with or without your children's help.  I painted them all myself but your child could easily do the painting and even the decorating depending upon their age.

Materials

Veggie Tales Craft; Laura; Mr. Nezzer; Mr. Lunt; Madame Blueberry
Laura, Mr. Nezzer, Mr. Lunt, and Madame Blueberry 



Steps
1. Gather your materials.

2. Paint your rolls (depending on which characters you want to create, you will need different colors).
Green: Larry, Peas, Mr. Nezzer, Pa Grape, Archibald, Petunia, Junior, the scallions
Red: Bob
Orange: Laura, Jimmy, Scooter, the Peach
Blue: Madame Blueberry
Yellow: Mr. Lunt and Jerry

3. After your rolls are dry, draw faces on your characters.

4. Cut out needed materials for your characters and attach them to the dry, painted rolls.

Larry, Bob and the French Peas Veggie Tales Craft
Larry, Bob, and the French Peas 


We used our characters as decorations and after the party the children have been playing with them.  After almost two weeks, they are still in pretty good shape considering they are just cardboard.

Jimmy and Jerry Gourd Veggie Tales Craft
Jimmy and Jerry Gourd
Veggie Tales Craft - Pa Grape and Archibald
Pa Grape and Archibald 
Veggie Tales Craft Petunia and Scooter
Petunia and Scooter 


Resources

I saw this image on Pinterest and thought, hey I can make those!
My Party Ideas - Veggie Tales Pinterest Board.
Official Veggie Tales Webpage

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