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milk jug garden scarecrow

Milk Jug Garden Scarecrow

Garden scarecrows can be found in many gardens. Make your own garden scarecrow and have fun recycling items from home!

Supplies:  milk jug, old shirt, and hat, tape, broomstick, hanger, and markers.

milk jug scarecrow

Step 1: Tape the hanger to the top of broomstick.

milk jug scarecrow

Step 2: Attach the milk jug to the very top. This will be the head of the scarecrow.

milk jug scarecrow

Step 3: Put the shirt(s) on the hanger to make the body.

milk jug scarecrow

Step 4: Draw a fun face on the milk jughead.

milk jug scarecrow

Step 5: Add a hat to the top and put it in the garden. Beware birds!

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