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You'll need:

1 tennis ball

1 red balloon

2 googly eyes

1 pipe cleaner

A few buttons - black for true authenticity

Marker pen

Step 1: Cut a tennis ball in half

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Step 2: Take a standard size balloon and cut as shown.

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Step 3: Stretch balloon over the ball

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Step 4: Mark out features

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Draw a line down the centre to create the two wings. Then mark out head and tail. I used a shot glass to draw the semi-circle for the head. My line is wonky as I tried to reposition the balloon after drawing.

Step 5: Stick on the eyes

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Step 6: Using a skewer, pierce two holes for the antennae

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Step 7: Make two antennae from pipe cleaners

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Twist them at one end to make a small ball then push into the holes you just made

Step 8: Stick on the buttons

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Step 9: Finally pose with your creation

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Cute! I love the buttons for the spots!

Thanks, and they conveniently come in any colour and size you want. I bought a mixed bag from a $2 shop