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Snapping Peg Critters

by Natasha Stewart (follow)
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These little critters are fun to make, and fun to play with once you're finished. We made a crocodile and a shark, but you can make any kind of animal or monster you like.

Card will work better than paper because it can hold it's shape better, but paper will work if it's all you have in the house.



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Time: 15 minutes
Age: 5-10s
Level: Medium

Materials
Coloured Paper or Card
White Paper or Card
Pegs
Googly Eyes
PVA Glue



peg shark, peg crocodile, toothy critters, peg animals, kids craft activities


Method
First draw your critters. You need two separate halves. The bodies will be stuck halfway along the pegs.



peg shark, peg crocodile, toothy critters, peg animals, kids craft activities


Draw some teeth on white paper. Cut out your animals and teeth.



peg shark, peg crocodile, toothy critters, peg animals, kids craft activities


Glue the teeth onto the back of your animal shapes, so that the sharp teeth poke out.



peg shark, peg crocodile, toothy critters, peg animals, kids craft activities


Open up the peg, and glue on both the top and bottom halves of the animal.



peg shark, peg crocodile, toothy critters, peg animals, kids craft activities


Glue on a googly eye. Now your critters are ready to chomp.



peg shark, peg crocodile, toothy critters, peg animals, kids craft activities



peg shark, peg crocodile, toothy critters, peg animals, kids craft activities


Make sure you share any of the critters you create!

Categories
#Animals
#Pegs
#Paper
#5 to 10s
#Medium
#Puppet
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