Easter Bunny Yarn Bug
Now is the time to add the Easter Bunny Yarn Bug to your collection. This jolly little fellow will delight all who see him and you can surprise guests at your Easter banquet with their own yarn bug in their favorite color.
Pastel Craft Foam
Wiggle Eyes -- 20mm
2-1/2" Styrofoam Ball
Old 3½" Floppy Disk or Heavy Cardboard Cut to the Size of One
Make a pompom by wrapping yarn around a 5" piece of cardboard at least 100 times. Mix colors or use all one color. Cut a 6" piece of yarn and slide it under wrapped yarn. Tie tightly into a double knot. Turn cardboard over and cut completely through yarn on this side. Turn yarn blob sideways and smooth down strands.
Press Styrofoam ball onto a hard surface to flatten bottom. (You can also use an egg carton section.) Cover the top and sides of the ball with tacky glue. Separate the strands of the pompom to fit the Styrofoam ball up inside. Press pompon into place. Arrange yarn.
Print pattern for bug feet. Staple all around pattern onto craft foam or felt as listed in the supply list. Cut out pieces. Glue the bottom of the Styrofoam ball on to the foam feet. Glue on eyes. Glue on the wiggle eyes.
Cut ears, teeth and whiskers from craft foam. Glue in place.
Patterns, Templates and Printables
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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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