How to Make Bong Trees – An Owl and the Pussycat Craft

Are you wondering how to make bong trees?

Pussy said to the Owl, ‘You elegant fowl!
    How charmingly sweet you sing!
O let us be married! too long we have tarried:
    But what shall we do for a ring?’
They sailed away, for a year and a day,
    To the land where the Bong-tree grows

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The greatest love poem of all time deserves to be celebrated this week.


How to make bong trees

I often wondered as a child what a Bong Tree would look like. With a little imagination and a small selection of pipecleaners, bead and sticks, I let my imagination flourish.


May I present the land where the bong trees grow.

Can you imagine sailing up to this the little island to get married by a turkey on a hill then dancing in the moonlight?


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I think bringing poetry to life with kids is a lovely way to help them appreciate and engage with it and crafting really helps them conjure images from descriptions.


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