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Christmas Tree Yarn Bug

Supplies

Green Yarn
Green Poster Board
Two Wiggle Eyes -- 20mm
Large Star Woodsie
Small Circle Woodsies
Gold Cord
Heavy Cardboard Cut 6" Square
Tacky Glue
Red and Gold Paint Pens (or paint)
Scissors
10" Dinner Plate for tracing around
Stapler

Instructions

Trace around a dinner plate on a piece of green oak tag. You'll need half of this circle. Discard the other half or use it to make another tree bug. Form into a cone and staple at overlap.

Make a pompon by wrapping yarn around the heavy cardboard cut to 6" square. Wrap it around at least 125 times. Cut a 6" piece of yarn and slide it under wrapped yarn. Tie tightly into a double knot. Turn card board over and cut completely through yarn on this side. Turn yarn blob sideways and smooth down strands.

Spread tacky glue around the top part of the cone. Separate the strands of the pompon to fit over the cone. Press pompon into place. Arrange yarn.

Wrap cord around tree, gluing at the top and and angling around and down. Secure as needed with glue. Paint woodsies. When dry glue to tree. Glue wiggle eyes to tree.

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The FreeKidsCrafts Team

These projects are created by Terri, Betty, Jamie or one of the talented staff members at MakingFriends.com. They have been created exclusively for publication on FreeKidsCrafts.com with supplies you'll be able to find around your house.

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  1. Shellie says:

    So cute!fun for little ones to play with

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