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Pioneer Covered Wagon

Westward Ho!. Time to introduce the kids to some high adventure with their own Pioneer Covered Wagon. The fun begins with creating this western craft and continues on for many hours with imaginary western adventures.


Brown pipe cleaners
Brown and white construction paper
Empty shoe box
Elmer’s Glue-All


Cut the brown construction paper to fit on the sides of the shoebox.

Use Elmer’s Glue-All to attach the brown construction paper to the shoebox

Use Elmer’s Glue-All to attach the white construction paper to the top of the box (wagon)

Cut 4 identical circles out of the cardboard

Use pipe cleaners to create the wagon wheels and use Elmer’s Glue Sticks to attach to the cut out circles. (Put aside to dry)

Use Elmer’s Glue-All to attach the wheels to the wagon

Books you might like to read with this craft:

If You Traveled West in a Covered Wagon by Eileen Levine

Covered Wagons, Bumpy Trails  by Verla Kay and S. D. Schindler

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Storybook Crafts, VBS Western Crafts, Western Crafts

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