Has Encanto been on repeat at your house too!? My Reagan has easily seen the movie over a dozen times. If we are honest though, I love it too.
A movie about family, gifts, color, helping others, culture, and community is a magical mix! We’ve listened to the soundtrack, watched the movie and now crafted to its theme! If you’re a fan of it too, we’d love to share an inspirational project for your Encanto loving artist!
If you treat this project like the movie’s theme, “the miracle is not some magic that you’ve got, the miracle is you”, than you will have a blast. Gather some supplies and have fun!
It’s not what you have that will make it amazing.
It’s the process and using what you have to bring you and your artists’ ideas to life!
It’s no secret that I love to use what supplies we have on hand. The creative process should not be expensive. So gather some basic supplies that are close to what is pictured or listed below and then we will tap into that imagination!
- base house shape (we used a wood sign board we already had)
- scrap paper, foam sheets, cardboard
- glue or mod podge
The first step is to paint your house! The Madrigal house is really colorful and several floors, so we picked three bright colors of paint and used each one to represent a different floor of the house.
Our house is a little more narrow then the Madrigal house in the movie, but it is the type of board we had on hand. If your house is wider, than you may be even able to add more windows and details in this next step than we were able to add.
The next step is to cut and glue scrap papers to create a roof and overhang details to the different floors.
We did three different styles of roofs and simply glued the papers in place on the painted boarder seem between the floors.
The final step is in all the details! Add as many layers of paper you want to make your magical house pop! We added trees, windows, flowers, and then drew in a magical candle.
Use your imagination and create as many details as you want to add!
We were inspired by the Madrigal house, but now you are making your own magic house. There is no right or wrong. This is your moment to take an inspiration and play with the process!
Have fun and make the project your own! Do you have supplies that we didn’t mention? Break them out and see what you can do when you experiment and use your imagiantion!
We had so much fun creating and playing with color!
What do you think? Do you know an artist who would love to make their own Encanto House? Go on a scavenger hunt around your house to collect some supplies. You can do this! You just need a few things, an imagination, and a little time!
**Local friends, we will be releasing this fun project as a creative kit in our online store THIS Friday! If you don’t want to gather the supplies, let us do the work and grab the kit from us.