Made from Dovecraft foam, our three projects are easy to
make and creates hours of fun for your children, perfect if you need some
crafty inspiration over the summer holidays.
What You Will Need
Foam Multipack – Naturals & Brights
Creative Foam Multiple Pack – Red, Yellows & Oranges
Double Sided Tape
Edition Alphabet – Varsity die set
How to Make
Project 1: Pizza
To create the base for the pizza, we have cut
two 9.5cm x 19.2cm semi circles with the Dovecraft A5 cream foam. Stick the
semi circles together by adding tape to the back of the base.
To make the tomato base, we have cut a 16.7cm
circle with the A4 red foam and stuck on top of the pizza base with double
With a piece of A4 yellow foam, cut a 16.1cm
circle with a slight waved edge then layered on top of the red foam to create
Roughly cut eight 1cm circles to create the
olives. With the red foam, cut seven 3cm circles to make the pepperoni slices.
To make the green peppers, cut six 5cm x 0.7cm strips and cut away some of the
foam to create more realistic peppers. Place your toppings onto the foam pizza.
You can leave the toppings so children can play with them or you can stick the
foam pieces down with double side tape once you are happy with their placement.
Project 2: Sandwich
Cut a piece of brown foam into two 8.5cm x 11cm
rectangles. Cut the corners to create a curved effect and then cut away a small
triangle on the top left and right side of the foam pieces to make a classic
With smaller 7.8cm x 10.4cm piece of cream foam
and repeat step 1 to create the same bread slice shape. Stick the cream foam onto
to the brown foam using double sided tape.
To make the lettuce for your sandwich, roughly cut
two 11.8cm x 5.6cm pieces of green foam and make lined impressions on one side
to both foam pieces to create more realistic lettuce leaves.
Add tomatoes by cutting three 5.3cm circles out
of red foam. Roughly cut six 1.1cm x 1.4cm pink shapes and cutting the sides
diagonally to create the tomatoes seeds. Stick these to the red foam circles.
Cut a piece of yellow foam to 9cm x 9.4cm and
cut out three circles form the centre of the square. Around the edges, cut out
semicircles in various sizes to create the look of emmental cheese
As a finishing touch, we have cut two small 14cm
x 1.5cm stripes of purple foam and joined the ends together with double sided
tape to create two onion rings.
Project 3: Fizzy Drink
Cut a piece of A4 red foam to 24.6cm x 10.8cm
and wrap around the front of your tin can. Stick the foam to the can with
double sided tape.
Turn your can upside down so the metal base is
at the top. Cut a piece of grey foam into 7.2cm circle. With a small
cocktail stick, create a circular impression onto the foam and stick the base
with double sided tape.
small 3.2 cm x 1.6cm oval shape with the grey foam and cut out a small
semicircle to create the stay-tab opening. Make a small curved impression
opposite the cut out shape and stick close to the circular impression.
Cut a 4.8cm circle out of white foam and cut
roughly in half. With the First Edition Alphabet – Varsity die set, cut out the
word ‘Cola’ with white foam and stick to the red foam. Add a white semicircle
above and below the text using double sided tape to finish.
We would love to see your versions of our
foam food and drink projects in the gallery & with so many other food
options you can have hours of fun creating tasty snacks.