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Easy Easter Chicks

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Kids will enjoy decorating the house with these simple Easter chicks made from painted polystyrene balls. You can find the balls and pipe cleaners at any discount variety store or craft shop.



Easter Chicks
Easter Chick Decoration


Time: 30 minutes
Age: Under 5's
Level: Easy

Materials

2 polystyrene balls
Yellow paint
Paintbrush
1 brown pipe cleaner
1 red pipe cleaner
4 blue pins

Method

Paint the polystyrene balls all over with yellow paint.



Easter Chicks
Paint the balls


Once the paint has dried, cut the brown pipe cleaner to make two "chicken" legs for each chicken, and curl the ends around to make their "chicken feet". Insert the brown pipe cleaners into the bottom of the ball.



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Make chicken legs


Shape and cut the red pipe cleaner to make a "beak", "comb" and "tail." Insert these into the balls also.



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Make a beak and comb


Poke the blue pins in to make some beady chicken "eyes".



Easter Chicks Decoration
Hang the chicks around the house


Add a string to the "chicken comb" to hang the chicks around the house for some colorful Easter themed decorations.

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