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Commemoration

Dolly Peg Soldier

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As a way of remembering our brave soldiers who served in the war, we have created some toy soldiers made from dolly pegs.

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  • Step 1Cut four long thin strips of green felt, approximately 5mm wide.
  • Step 2Wrap the strips around your dolly peg to cover your soldier’s body. Attach with glue.
  • Step 3Cut a long length of brown yarn and tie one end around the top of your dolly peg. Wrap the yarn around the felt to secure. Tie to secure the loose end.
  • Step 4Cut a small felt circle to create a hat for your soldier. Attach with glue.
  • Step 5Push a toothpick down one side of the peg, inside the yarn and felt. Use a marker to draw on some eyes.

Materials used in this activity

Dolly Pegs - Natural - Pack of 24
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Product Code: 10851
EACH $9.89 (inc GST) $8.99 (ex GST)
10 or more $7.36 (inc GST) $6.69 (ex GST)          
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Toothpicks - Pack of 200
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Product Code: 11802
EACH $1.32 (inc GST) $1.20 (ex GST)
10 or more $0.88 (inc GST) $0.80 (ex GST)          
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CleverPatch Triangular Maxi Permanent Markers - Black - Pack of 12
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Product Code: 16531
EACH $14.29 (inc GST) $12.99 (ex GST)
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Product Code: 17137
EACH $5.49 (inc GST) $4.99 (ex GST)
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Felt Sheets - Green - Pack of 10
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Product Code: 17533
EACH $10.99 (inc GST) $9.99 (ex GST)
10 or more $8.24 (inc GST) $7.49 (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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