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'Pig the Pug' Headband

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This headband is an adorable idea for a simple costume. Simply dress in some brown and black clothing, pop on the headband and presto! You’re a puppy dog!

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

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  • Step 1Cut a strip of brown felt 5cm wide and long enough to cover the length of your headband.
  • Step 2Using the hot glue gun, attach the piece of felt to your head band, gluing the edges onto the underside of the band.
  • You may need an adult to help with using the hot glue gun.
  • Step 4Paint 2 decofoam balls with brown paint. Allow to dry.
  • Step 5To create your pug’s eyes, attach the 2 decofoam balls to the top of your headband.
  • Step 6Create 2 pug ears using the black and brown felt. Attach with glue. Look to our design for inspiration or create your own!
  • Step 7Attach each ear to either side of your headband. Attach the wiggle eyes onto the decofoam balls. Attach with glue. Allow to dry.

Materials used in this activity

Self Cover Head Bands - Pack of 12
Optional
Product Code: 11185
EACH $18.69 (inc GST) $16.99 (ex GST)
6 or more $13.85 (inc GST) $12.59 (ex GST)          
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Decofoam Balls - 5cm - Pack of 30
Optional
Product Code: 12266
EACH $6.59 (inc GST) $5.99 (ex GST)
10 or more $3.95 (inc GST) $3.59 (ex GST)          
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CleverPatch Glue Gun Starter Set
Optional
Product Code: 12505
EACH $15.82 (inc GST) $14.38 (ex GST)
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Wiggle Eyes - 3cm - Pack of 20
Optional
Product Code: 16478
EACH $2.75 (inc GST) $2.50 (ex GST)
10 to 19 $2.20 (inc GST) $2.00 (ex GST) 20 or more $1.93 (inc GST) $1.75 (ex GST)
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Felt Sheets - Brown - Pack of 10
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Product Code: 17538
EACH $10.99 (inc GST) $9.99 (ex GST)
10 or more $8.24 (inc GST) $7.49 (ex GST)          
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Product Code: 19297
EACH $32.99 (inc GST) $29.99 (ex GST)
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