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'Pig the Pug' Bobble Head

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This absolutely adorable egg carton bobble head could be designed in a number of ways to create a variety of fun and quirky characters to sit on your dash board or desk!

This activity was inspired by 'Pig the Pug' by Aaron Blabey.

Search Terms: bobblehead, pug, dog, egg carton craft, book week, bookweek.

  • Step 9Cut out 2 small leg shapes from paper. Attach to the body with glue. Allow to dry.
  • Step 10Place your bobble head’s head onto the top of the chenille stem spring. Attach with glue. Allow to dry. Bobble away!
  • Step 1Cut your egg carton to create 3 separate cups. Trim the edges so they are smooth.
  • Step 2To make your bobble head’s body, place 1 egg cup inside another cup. Attach with glue.
  • Step 3Paint your egg cups with a bright colour. Allow to dry.
  • Step 4Using a skewer, carefully poke a hole in the top of your bobble heads body.
  • Step 5Create your bobble head’s face by cutting out 2 ears, 2 eyes and a mouth piece from paper. Add marker detail to the mouth piece and attach wiggle eyes to the eyes with glue. Allow to dry.
  • Step 6Place your face pieces onto the head of your bobble head. Attach with glue. Allow to dry.
  • Step 7To create the spring for your bobble head, wrap a chenille stem around a thick marker. Slide the coil off the marker to create your spring.
  • Step 8Poke one end of your spring into the hole you previously created in the body.

Materials used in this activity

Product Code: 10415
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Chenille Stems - Bright - Pack of 100
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Product Code: 10825
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People Paper - Pack of 50
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Product Code: 12174
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Egg Carton
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Product Code: 12333
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Product Code: 16477
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CleverPatch Tacky Glue - 250ml
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Product Code: 16494
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