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Cardboard Tube Jungle Critters

by Mina Keenan (follow)
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Cardboard Tube Jungle Critters


Make up some jungle animals - a lion, a leopard, an elephant and a tiger with a few simple supplies you already have at home.

Time: 40 minutes
Age: 5-10's
Level: Easy

Materials

2 cardboard tubes
Paint
A4 paper and / or card
Glue
Scissors
Black marker
String or yarn


Method



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basecoat


Basecoat cardboard tubes and cut them in half as shown in the photo.



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Paint tubes in main colours for the animal bodies


Paint animal bodies in their main colours.

While you're waiting for the paint to dry, print out the downloads.

Glue the animal pieces to cardboard, then cut them out (or just print on card).




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Animal markings applied with black marker


Draw on the animal markings with a black marker for the leopard and tiger. The leopard markings are like the letter 'C' and the tiger just needs a few stripes.



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String for the tail


Roll a few lengths of string for the tail and knot at one end.




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Attach tail to hind piece


Make a hole in the hind piece, thread string through and knot so it stays in place.



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Jungle Critters from the back


Glue the cardboard tubes to the animal front and backs.



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Completed Jungle Critters


Enjoy your jungle critters.


Download



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Download Lion and Leopard for Cardboard Tubes


Download Lion and Leopard for Cardboard Tubes patterns




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Download Elephant and Tiger for Cardboard Tubes


Download Elephant and Tiger for Cardboard Tubes patterns


For some domestic cats see Cardboard Tube Cat Family

Design by Mina Keenan

Have fun! :)


Categories
#Jungle
#Papercraft
#Printables
#5 to 10s
#Easy
#Animals
#Lion
#Tiger
#Elephant
#Cardboard Tube
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can you tell me how to print the animals out.
Instructions here
http://craftfound.com/trouble-printing-your-pdf/

Thanks xxx
Thanks so much! :)
Thanks Annie! There are matching masks here: http://mykidcraft.com/printable-jungle-animal-masks/ and matching bookmarks here: http://creativeyou.hubgarden.com/jungle-critter-bookmarks-to-print/ for the whole set!

Have fun!
:)
Love this, it is soooo cute!!
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