Mix & Match Bean Friends
Simple, inexpensive games are my favorite and have proven to be favorites with my boys too. Crafts with beans are both frugal and fun!
These bean faces are so easy to make, are extremely inexpensive and have proved to be oodles of fun over the last several months.
For each person I used 4 beans and drew different features on each one – the top bean was hair, ears or hat. The second bean eyes or glasses. The third bean nose, mouth or facial hair. And the forth bean chin, neck, shirt or chicken legs.
I used Sharpie markers to draw on Great Northern Beans and coated them in clear nail polish. I made these back in the Spring and after hours of play none of them have faded.
I think I get more amusement out of mixing and matching the various features than the boys do, but they get their own sort of amusement out of laying six eyes out side by side and then putting a hat bean on top of it.