One day my little brother told my dad and I that he wanted to make animal crafts. So we got a bunch of supplies and made crafts. They turned out better than we had expected. So, I have created this Instructable to show you how to make the animals.
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Step 1: Materials
For this craft, you will need:
1. thick, 1/2 inch-1 inch cardboard tube
2. snap blade knife, hacksaw, or any other blade you could use to cut cardboard
3. assorted pom-poms and googley eyes
4. colored pipe cleaners
5. hot glue gun
6. colored construction paper
7. glitter glue, markers, and other decorating supplies (optional)
8. scotch tape
Step 2: Step One
Cut the cardboard tube to a length of 4 1/4 inches using the blade or hacksaw.
Step 3: Step Two
Cut a strip of construction paper that is 4 1/4 by 6 inches.
Step 4: Step Three
Tape the paper to the tube and cut off the extra paper.
Step 5: Step Four
Twist two pipe cleaners around each end of the tube to form legs. Then bend the legs at the bottom to form feet.
Step 6: Step Five
If you want to, decorate the tube between the two pipe cleaners.
Step 7: Step Six
If you want your animal to have a tail, fold a pipe cleaner in half, twist it, and bend it into a cane shape. Put a medium sized pom-pom in the hook of the cane. If you do not want your animal to have a tail, just put aside a medium-sized pom-pom. These will be attached later.
Step 8: Step Seven
Use an extra large pom-pom for the head. Arrange smaller pop-poms and googley eyes for the facial features. These will also be attached later.
Step 9: Step Eight
With the hot glue gun, glue the facial features to the head and glue the head to one end of the body.
Step 10: Step Nine
Now glue the pipe cleaner and pom-pom or the pom-pom to the other end of the body.
Step 11: Step Ten
Just wait for the glue to dry and you're done!