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Funky Tube Monsters

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Make these Funky Tube Monsters


Recycle some cardboard tubes and make some Funky Tube Monsters to pop on your desk, drawers or window sill and generally brighten things up.

Time: 30 minutes
Age: Any Age
Level: Easy

Materials
Cardboard tubes
Cardboard
Paints
Black marker
Wiggly eyes
Glue



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Gather your supplies


Method

Grab some cardboard tubes and paint them in bright, funky colours. A piece of sponge to paint with covers quickly and will to speed things up.

Add patterns with a black marker or add coloured dots. Try zigzags or stars.



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Funky Tube Monster faces and patterns

Glue on wiggly eyes. Use a black marker to finish the faces. A few well placed lines will give the faces good expressions.

Cut a base from cardboard for the feet or use these downloads. Glue the bottom of the tube and place onto the base.

If you want your Funky Tube Monsters to have arms, cut a strip of cardboard and glue to the back of the tube as shown in the photos.



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Plain Funky Tube Monster bases

Download Funky Tube Monster Feet

Colour these Monster Feet yourself...



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Coloured Funky Tube Monster bases

Download Funky Tube Monster Feet

...or use Coloured Monster Feet


Resize the downloads if you need to.



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Funky Tube Monsters at work

I suppose these Funky Tube Monsters should earn their keep! Put them to work and pop some pens, pencils or crayons into them. They could even be your study buddies!

Have fun! :)

For more cardboard tube critters see Cute Cardboard Tube Blue Cat Family or Cardboard Tube Jungle Critters


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#Recycled
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#Monsters
#Downloads
#Craft
#Easy
#Under 5s
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