Insects made from cardboard tubes decorated with basic craft materials

Insects made from cardboard tubes decorated with basic craft materials

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Make insects from toilet rolls or other cardboard tubes decorated with craft materials such as paper, pom-poms, pipe cleaners etc. All the parts are attached with Sticky Base so that the children won't have to use a hot glue gun.
Guide step 1
Step 1.
Make a flying insect by covering the cardboard tube with a piece of paper. Attach a blob of Sticky Base along one side of the paper at the start and at the end to ensure that the paper sticks around the tube.
Guide step 2
Step 2.
Trim the paper to the length of the cardboard tube.
Guide step 3
Step 3.
Apply Sticky Base around the edge of the cardboard tube at both ends and press each end onto a piece of card.
Guide step 4
Step 4.
Trim around both ends of the cardboard tube.
Guide step 5
Step 5.
Attach two pieces of card around each end of the tube; one measuring 2.5 cm x the circumference of the tube and one measuring 1 cm x the circumference of the tube.
Guide step 6
Step 6.
Wrap pipe cleaners around the tube.
Guide step 7
Step 7.
Cut 4 teardrop shapes from paper and attach them onto the tube for wings with Sticky Base.
Guide step 8
Step 8.
Make a hole for the antennae through the tube with the pointed end of a pair of scissors or a thick needle (you will need a grown-up to help you). Cut a piece of pipe cleaner, fold in half and secure it inside the hole.
Guide step 9
Step 9.
Attach pom-poms onto the antennae and attach a pom-pom for the nose using small blobs of Sticky Base.

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