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Snowy Day Penguin Craft
From the Designer: "Little kids and not so little kids look forward to indoor crafts when the weather is cold and snowy! Everyone loves penguins - it's just something about them - they're so cute and fun to watch! So why not have fun making some! This adorable penguin craft is made using items you can find at the dollar store or around your home. And the best part, it's a cute and easy craft for both adults and children alike! Perfect for those cold snowy days and any in-between time during the winter months!"
Estimated CostUnder $10
Time to CompleteIn an evening
MaterialsFelt, Recycled Materials
Primary TechniqueGeneral Crafts
Project TypeMake a Project
- Milk or water bottle
- Googly eyes
- Penguin template
- Hot glue or fabric glue
Cut out penguin pieces in felt. NOTE: click on the image below for a larger version of the template.
Glue on the smaller like pieces on top of the larger ones for the feet and wings.
Pull the sock over the bottle and twist sock around and down over the bottle.
Glue on body and feet.
For the hat, cut out a 7 1/2" square from fleece.
Run a bead of glue along one side and fold over creating a tube.
Turn tube inside out, cuffing one end and gathering opposite end and tying with a scrap.
Try on hat over the sock bottle and adjust to fit down, just before tip of body.
Glue on eyes, beak and wings.
To finish, cut a narrow strip of fleece and tie around penguin, just below beak and over top of wings.
NotesHave fun making a companion or more!
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