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Wooden spoon crafts for kids

Amy is a stay-at-home mommy to her 1-year-old daughter, Hailey Mae. She is a lover of all things domestic and blogs about her cooking, crafting, and parenting adventures on her personal blog, The Artful Blogger.

Simple puppets made from spoons

From baby dolls to monsters, a simple wooden spoon can become so much more! Help your child transform a plain wooden spoon into a fun craft with endless possibilities.

Monster spoon puppets

Spoon monster |


  • Wooden spoon
  • Craft paint
  • Paint brush
  • Crepe paper
  • Scissors
  • Googly eyes
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Glue
  • Markers


  1. Paint all sides of the wooden spoon with craft paint and set the spoon aside to dry.
  2. Cut a piece of crepe paper that is 12-inches long. Fold the crepe paper in an accordion fold to make a fan shape, then glue the paper to the back of the wooden spoon.
  3. Glue googly eyes to the spoon and use a marker to add a smile.
  4. Wrap a pipe cleaner around the handle of the spoon. Bend the pipe cleaner to make arms for the monster.

Wooden spoon dolls

Spoon dolls |


  • Wooden spoons
  • Felt
  • Yarn
  • Markers
  • Scissors
  • Glue


  1. Cut a piece of felt that is wider at the bottom than it is at the top. Glue the top part of the felt around the handle of the spoon to make the doll's dress.
  2. Cut multiple pieces of yarn that are 6-8 inches long. Use another small piece of yarn to tie the strands together at the middle. Glue the bundle of strands to the top of the spoon doll's head.
  3. Use markers to draw a face on the spoon doll.

Wooden spoon flowers

Spoon flowers |


  • Wooden spoon
  • Green paint
  • Yellow paint
  • Paint brush
  • Glitter craft foam
  • Green craft foam
  • Glue
  • Scissors


  1. Paint the flat part of the wooden spoon with the yellow paint, then set it aside to dry.
  2. Paint the handle of the wooden spoon with the green paint.
  3. Cut out a flower shape from the glitter craft foam that is larger than the spoon.
  4. Glue the flower shape, glitter side up to the back of the wooden spoon.
  5. Cut a leaf shape from the green craft foam and glue it to the stem of the flower.

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