{Craft} Quick Fourth of July Craft: Red, White & Blue Berry Basket

July 3, 2012 in All Posts, Celebrate, DIY

After strawberry picking and visiting our abundant local farmer’s market, we had both a stash of organic blueberries and lots of leftover strawberry baskets:

So, although we have been so busy that we haven’t done much in the way of Fourth of July crafting this year, this Red, White & Blue Berry Basket  helped us get into the celebratory mood.

It was so simple, but managed to fulfill my need for sitting down to make something and allowed us to work on Jane’s fine motor skills and create something fun and festive for the upcoming holiday.

Jane intently concentrating on the weaving:

Carefully scooping and pouring:

Viewing our new red, white + blue table decor (which we’ll be gifting, too) … and enjoying the “fruit” of our labor:

Happy 4th of July!

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