Minibeasts & the Garden

Fun, creative activities for kids, including kids craft ideas to keep them amused for hours!

Minibeast Pegs

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Clip them on your clothes or backpack and take them with you – these little critters are quick and easy to create and they are incredibly cute! 

  • Step 1Begin by creating wings for your butterfly peg creature. Draw love heart shapes onto some paper or textiles and carefully cut them out.
  • Step 2Use glue to attach your butterfly’s wings to the top of a peg. Decorate the wings further with shapes cut out of tissue paper. Attach with glue.
  • Step 3Choose some pom poms to create a body for your minibeast peg. Attach with glue.
  • Step 4Give your minibeast critter a face by attaching wiggle eyes to the front pom pom. Secure with glue.
  • Step 5You can create lots of different minibeast peg characters! Let your imagination run wild!

Materials used in this activity

CleverPatch Junior PVA Glue - 250ml
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Round Paint Brushes - Assorted - Pack of 30
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Student Scissors - Pack of 20
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Tissue Paper - Assorted - Pack of 100
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Pom Pom Clever Tub - Pack of 300
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