DIY Suncatchers

Capture the sun with these adorable DIY suncatchers!


  • Paper coffee filters
  • Scissors
  • Paint brush
  • Yellow food coloring
  • Optional: glitter, glue


  1. To begin, your Scout Elf will lay three to four coffee filters flat and cut them into the shape of a heart.
  2. Next, they will use a paint brush to gently paint a thin coat of yellow food coloring on top of the paper hearts.
  3. Then they will put a border of gold glitter all the way around the heart to make it sparkle!
  4. Next, your elf will hoist the hearts up and adhere them to a window where they can catch lots of sun.
  5. Finally, they will lay out all the materials so kids can join in on this adorable craft!

Safety Warnings!