My sister Perry helped Boo and I make these toy donuts when we were visiting NC recently. They look almost real!
Foam chair cushion
To make these start with a foam chair cushion insert (most large craft stores carry these):
(more after the jump)
First, trace a circle onto the foam the size of a large donut:
Use a serrated knife to cut out the circle from the foam:
Using sharp scissors, carefully trim the edges over and over until the shape of the donut becomes curved:
Once you are happy with the outside shape……
…..trim out the center:
Use a tan spray paint to cover the foam and let dry:
Puffy paint works perfect for the icing! Just apply it as you would actual icing:
Pink and chocolate icing…..yum!
……or more “icing”:
Perfect for play!