Pine Cone Mouse

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Create a cute little mouse friend out of a pine cone.



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Time: 10 minutes
Age: Under 5's, 5-10's
Level: Easy

Materials
Pine cone
Pink drinking straw
Googly eyes
Pink foam craft sheet or felt for ears
Small pink pom pom for nose
Strong glue



Foam, materials to make pine cone mouse, kids craft, mouse craft
Materials needed


Method
Cut two rounded ears from the foam sheet and stick them into grooves in the pine cone.



Foam, materials to make pine cone mouse, kids craft, mouse craft
Ear pieces




Foam, materials to make pine cone mouse, kids craft, mouse craft


Glue on googly eyes with strong glue.
Glue on pom pom nose.
Cut 2 short pieces from the drinking straw. On each straw piece, cut one of the ends into thin fringes leaving one end uncut. These are the whiskers.



Foam, materials to make pine cone mouse, kids craft, mouse craft
Drinking straw whiskers


Glue the uncut end of each piece into a groove in the pine cone near the nose and spread out the fringed end to give whiskers.



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Glue on a piece of wool for a tail if your pine cone doesn't have a stalk.



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Try making lots to create a whole family of mice.

Categories
#Mouse
#Pine cone
#Natural materials
#Pom pom
#Animal
#Googly eyes
#Drinking straw
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Easy
#cheap
 
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