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Winter Pengiun

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Brrrrrr! With the weather cooling down, it's the perfect time to make this adorable penguin!

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  • Step 1Blow up a balloon approximately 1/4 full, then tie off in a tight knot.
  • Step 2Grab an egg carton and cut out two individual egg compartments. These will be feet. Tape them to the bottom of the balloon.
  • Step 3Tape the balloon knot down, so it is easy to cover.
  • Step 4From the lid of the egg carton cut two beak shapes (semi circles) and tape to the face of your penguin.
  • Step 5Cut two wing shapes from cover paper and tape to each side of the balloon.
  • Step 6Get ready to cover the balloon all over in Mod-Wrap. Cut thin strips of Mod-Wrap then dip these one at a time into a shallow bowl of warm water. Squeeze out excess water into the bowl before laying over the balloon.
  • Step 7Overlap the layers of Mod-Wrap strips in different directions to build strength. Let the Mod-Wrap dry thoroughly before decorating.
  • Step 8Paint your penguin black, with a white tummy. Paint his feet and beak orange. Glue two large wiggle eyes onto the face above the beak.
  • Step 9Make ear muffs for your penguin. Grab two large pom poms and a chenille stem. Cut the chenille stem in half and glue a pom pom to each end. Bend the chenille stem into a curve and glue the ear muffs to your penguin’s head.
  • Step 10Cut a long strip of felt to make a scarf for your penguin. Decorate with sequins and attach with glue. Wrap the scarf around your penguin.
  • Step 11Make a bow tie for your penguin using felt and attach under his mouth with glue.

Materials used in this activity

Balloons - Coloured
Optional
Product Code: 10003 Pack of 100
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CleverPatch Junior PVA Glue
Optional
Product Code: 10364 250ml
EACH $5.49 (inc GST) $4.99 (ex GST)
36 or more $3.29 (inc GST) $2.99 (ex GST)          
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Craft Bowls - Coloured
Optional
Product Code: 10717 Pack of 4
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4 or more $4.39 (inc GST) $3.99 (ex GST)          
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Felt Bundles - Rectangles
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Product Code: 10783 Pack of 26
EACH $32.99 (inc GST) $29.99 (ex GST)
3 or more $26.39 (inc GST) $23.99 (ex GST)          
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Product Code: 10817 Pack of 100
EACH $8.25 (inc GST) $7.50 (ex GST)
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Chenille Stems - Bright
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Product Code: 10825 Pack of 100
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Product Code: 10897 Pack of 20
EACH $32.89 (inc GST) $29.90 (ex GST)
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Cup Sequins - Multi
Optional
Product Code: 11126 50g Pack
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Rainbow Cover Paper - White - A4
Optional
Product Code: 11773 Pack of 500
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Masking Tape
Optional
Product Code: 11775 24mm x 50m
EACH $4.94 (inc GST) $4.49 (ex GST)
10 or more $3.84 (inc GST) $3.49 (ex GST)          
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Pom Pom Clever Tub
Optional
Product Code: 12296 Pack of 300
EACH $20.89 (inc GST) $18.99 (ex GST)
3 or more $16.49 (inc GST) $14.99 (ex GST)          
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Egg Carton
Optional
Product Code: 12333  
EACH $1.43 (inc GST) $1.30 (ex GST)
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CleverPatch Junior Artist Paint - 500ml
Optional
Product Code: 15800 Set of 11 colours
EACH $86.88 (inc GST) $78.98 (ex GST)
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