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Wooden Peg Angel

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If you have kids who love making Christmas decorations, try this little angel made from a wooden clothes pin to hang at the top of the Christmas tree.

Time: 30 minutes
Age: 5-10's, Over 10's
Level: Medium

Wooden clothes pin with round top
White tissue paper
White card
Silver or gold pipe cleaner
Elastic band
Glitter and shiny star stickers
Sellotape, glue and scissors

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Wooden clothes peg

Fold the tissue into a rectangle, several layers thick. The width of the rectangle should be the length of the angel's dress (you can trim it down later). Fold the rectangle backwards and forwards into a concertina.

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Folding a skirt for the angel

Wrap the folded concertina tissue around the wooden peg and fix it into place with the elastic band.

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Fold a second piece of tissue paper into a rectangle and glue this around the top half of the angel's body, covering the elastic band. Stick a shiny star onto the front of the dress.

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Draw some hair and a face on the round peg top.

Angel with tissue paper dress
Add a face and hair with felt tip pens

Bend a sparkly pipe cleaner into a halo shape, leaving a long section so that you can attach it to the back of the angel.

Angel with tissue paper dress
Pipe cleaner halo

Draw a set of angel wings (one piece with both wings joined together) on white card and cut out.

Angel with tissue paper dress
Angel wings

Decorate the wings with glitter or shiny stars.

Angel with tissue paper dress

Position the halo on the angel and tape the long piece of pipe cleaner to the back of the angel. Glue the wings on top, adding clear sticky tape as needed.

Your angel is now ready to attach to the Christmas tree.

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