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41 Wonderful Wooden Spoon Craft Ideas

Updated on October 14, 2020
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Loraine loves arts and crafts and used to volunteer at an elementary art class. She loves sharing fun and easy craft tutorials.

Making crafts using wooden spoons is a lot more popular than I realized before I started searching to see what kinds of projects were available. There is a greater variety of crafts than I thought also. I did know about the kitchen angel project and the reindeer face, but after that all the projects were surprises.

I saw some ideas that I’m going to be using this fall and winter. I love the scarecrow, Santa Claus and the turkey. Make decorative items for the holidays with these easy-to-do ideas.

To find the tutorial for making the fairies shown above, go to the Simply Designing site.

1. Angel and Santa

You'll find both the angel and the Santa included in the tutorial on the Arts and Crafts ideas site. These are so very attractive and will make cute items to include in your Christmas decorating.

2. Fabric Handled Wooden Spoons

This seems like it would be too simple to include here, but sometimes the simplest ideas are the last ones that occur to us. The fabric covered handles on these wooden utensils make them suitable to include in a bridal shower or new home gift. Find the instructions for this craft at alice&lois.

3. Jar of Monsters

Imagine how much fun the kids would have helping to make this jar of monsters. A great idea for decorating for Halloween or what about using the monster theme for a birthday party and having this as an activity for the kids to do at the party? The tutorial can be found at SUZY’S SITCOM . Suzy always has such cute ideas.

4. Garden Markers

Kids love to help plant the seeds for the garden and making these garden markers will help them identify the little plants as they sprout out of the ground. Find the tutorial for making these garden markers at Repeat Crafter Me. Let the kids copy the seed envelope for how to draw the vegetables.

5. Making a Doll Puppet

6. Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Now you can act out the story of the Three Bears after you make these puppets from wooden spoons. Go to the Red Ted Art site for the tutorial and let the kids help make the puppets. This will be so much fun for the kids, and for you too.

7. Wooden Spoon Snowman

Tucking a snowman like this one made using a wooden spoon will really dress up a plant or container gift. Find the instructions for making this snowman project at Eyeballs By Day Crafts By Night .

8. The Ladies of the Card Club

These posh ladies of the country card club are an entertaining group. Make these special, fancy ladies by going to the CRAFT AND CREATIVITY site for the tutorial.

9. Fashion Dolls

Dress up these fashionable dolls by following the instructions at Skip to my Lou . Cupcake papers are used to make the super cute skirts. I think these little fashion dolls are so precious.

10. Etched Wooden Spoons

These beautifully etched wooden spoons are perfect to give as gifts. The etching is done with a burning tool. Find the tutorial at DESIGN MOM.

11. Green Witch

Halloween is so much more fun when you've spent a bit of time making scary items to display around the house. And this green witch surely does look scary. To find the directions on how to make this project, go to CATHIE FILIAN .

12. Characters

This site, KROKOTAK , where you'll find good pictures to explain how to make these characters, is written in a foreign language. So it's a good thing that the pictures are so easy to understand.

13. Napkin Holders

This is another foreign language site, but again I think the pictures pretty well tell how the Santa and the reindeer are made. Find the pictures at La classe della maestro Valentina . I think the circles on the faces could be either made with paper or felt.

14. Wooden Spoon Garden Markers

Have a styling garden with your own diy wooden spoon garden markers. Find the tutorial for this project at Bless'er House,

15. Wooden Spoon Ghosties

Another really cute Halloween project to make that is easy enough for the kids to make or to help make. The tutorial can be found at scrumdilly-do!

16. Wooden Spoon Display

See how pretty a wooden spoon display can be? And it is perfect for a modern day kitchen. Find the tutorial at JADERBOMB. Another great gift idea. Or a great craft item to make to sell at a craft show.

17. Day of the Dead Puppets

I believe this is a craft that helps celebrate the Cinco de Mayo holiday. You'll find the tutorial for this project at scrumdilly-so!


18. Hoot Owl

You'll find the instructions for making this owl at spoonfulzine . Think of all the different owls that can be made just by changing the color, print pattern or even the shape of the wings.

19. Easter Bunny

Wouldn't it be cute to add a wooden Easter bunny puppet to the Easter baskets? Find the tutorial at for making the bunny. An inexpensive Easter decoration with many possibilities for uses.

20. Turkeys

It's always nice to include a turkey in your Thanksgiving décor. These wooden spoon turkeys are so attractive too. Find the tutorial for making them at Ann's Entitled Life.

21. Christmas Tree Hanging

I love this Christmas tree hanging made using a wooden spoon. See how easy it is to make by following the tutorial at Scrappy Chick.

22. Herb Garden Markers

I understand that herb markers can really come in handy to identify the different herbs. I know I always have a problem know which is which, especially when the plants are very young. The instructions for making the markers can be found at nikki, in stitches.

23. Spoon Turkey

This project is so simple and yet looks really nice. This inexpensive wooden spoon turkey can be made by following the directions given at The Ramblings of a Crazy Woman .

24. Bugs, Bugs, Bugs

Use the small spoons for making the bugs, and make a lot of them. The tutorial for this insect project are found at HANDMADE CHARLOTTE .

25. Oh, Deer Rudolph

I love Rudolph's long legs and bright red nose. This reindeer would be a perfect, and inexpensive, mantel decoration for Christmas. Follow the tutorial at thrifyfun to make the reindeer and then add a bit of greenery, a few Christmas balls and white lights.

26. Christmas Angel

Make a Christmas angel using a wooden spoon. The kids can help make these angels.

27. Christmas Wooden Spoons

Christmas wooden spoons would make a nice gift for a newly wed couple or a winter bridal shower gift addition.

28. Magic Dragon

Some kids are crazy for dragons and this is a nice project for them. The tutorial is found at . If a dragon puppet is needed for a story book puppet show, here is a great idea.

29. Wooden Spoon: Fashion Dolls

30. Monster Puppets

Gather together wooden spoons, feathers, sequins, buttons, pom pom, etc. and the instructions for making monster puppets from the Taking Time for Mommy site, and then sit back and watch the kids make monsters!

31. Feathered Chicks

These are some pretty fancy feathered chicks that would be perfect for not only Easter, but any time. I love the blue feathers! Find the instructions for making these spoon chicks at onelittleproject .

32. A Princess Wand

Of course, what better way to make a princess wand than to use a wooden spoon? This super idea, with the tutorial, is from the Niftynnifer’s Crochet & Crafts site.

33. Crocodile

I've seen other wooden spoon crocodiles, but this one is a little bit different, so I thought this is the one I'd include here. The tutorial for this crocodile is found on the site.

34. Animal Mania

How about making a whole zoo or farm full of wooden spoon animal puppets? These animals are so cute and look like they would be a blast to make. Find the instructions at Play Resource and start animal tending.

35. Scarecrow

Scarecrows are nice decorations for the Fall holidays of Thanksgiving and Halloween, but making puppets for story book presentations is also a time when you could use the instructions for making wooden spoon scarecrows. The instructions are found at Our Little House in the Country.

36. Puppets

Just another idea about how to use wooden spoons to make puppets. The instructions for this version can be found at wikiHow .

37. Wooden Spoon Family

I can imagine having a group of little kids making their family as an activity in the classroom or at a birthday party. The instructions at MAMA. PAPA. BUBBA. shows how to make the wooden spoon puppets.

38. White Face Mimes

Plan a puppet show using the white face mimes as the characters. Find the tutorial for making the white faced spoons at LA MAISON DE Lou Lou. These are so cute that you'll imagine some way to use them in your decor also.

39. Superman Puppets

The directions for making these super special Superman puppets is found on The Craft Train.

40. Wooden Spoon Lions

I ain't lying, these wooden spoon lions are really cute. Kids will want to make these.

41. Pirates

Wooden spoons make perfect pirate puppets. Find the directions for making these pirates at I Heart Crafty Things.

© 2014 Loraine Brummer

Have You Found a Wooden Spoon Craft to Make? or leave a comment

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    • Chadsmith01 profile image

      Chad Smith 

      3 weeks ago

      These are excellent wooden spoon craft ideas...

    • peachpurple profile image


      5 months ago from Home Sweet Home

      oh i love these spoon craft ideas.

      labelling the spoons for gardening is the best idea

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      10 months ago


      I love your idea with spoons. I teach arts and crafts to seniors and this si perfect....Looking for ideas for Winter 2020 projects.

      This si perfect.


    • Ronald Hart profile image

      Ronald Hart 

      18 months ago

      Great ideas

    • postpapa profile image


      2 years ago from hyderabad

      Nice Ideas, Ideas always admiring.

    • lbrummer profile imageAUTHOR

      Loraine Brummer 

      2 years ago from Hartington, Nebraska

      Thanks Susan for your visit and comment. I'm always amazed at how inventive crafters are....and that they so nicely share their ideas and tutorials with us

    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile image

      Susan Hazelton 

      2 years ago from Sunny Florida

      You have the best examples of wooden spoon crafts I have ever seen. When I first started looking at this hub I would come across one that I would think was the one I would love to make but the next one would be just as good. What great examples you have chosen to put on here.

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      4 years ago

      These are wonderful! Thank you for sharing. I am making puppets for the grands for this Christmas and these give me a lot of ideas.

    • agusfanani profile image


      5 years ago from Indonesia

      I like the ideas in using wooden spoon into those wonderful creations. It's really useful, beautiful and interesting to do.

    • lbrummer profile imageAUTHOR

      Loraine Brummer 

      5 years ago from Hartington, Nebraska

      Nice having you stop by, peachpurple. Hope you find a wooden spoon craft that you'll want to make.

    • lbrummer profile imageAUTHOR

      Loraine Brummer 

      5 years ago from Hartington, Nebraska

      Thank you,ChitrangadaSharan, for your nice comment, vote up and the share. I'd like to think I'm one of the posh ladies in the card club. lol

    • peachpurple profile image


      5 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      i love all the sites you had mentioned. I had just went to see the spoon ideas and they are great! Thanks

    • ChitrangadaSharan profile image

      Chitrangada Sharan 

      5 years ago from New Delhi, India

      These are excellent wooden spoon craft ideas.

      Its difficult to identify that a wooden spoon has been transformed into a piece of art. It would be great to engage the kids into this craft.

      Voted up and shared on HP!


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