What do you do with all those plastic Easter eggs once the treats have been eaten? Transform them into cute bugs!
What You Need:
- Plastic eggs
- Pipe cleaners
- Decoration ideas: Googly eyes, stickers, pom poms, markers
What You Do:
- For the bug, we left the plastic egg intact (you could glue it shut if you want) and glued on antennae, legs, a heart sticker for wings, and googly eyes.
- To make curly antennae: Hold a pipe cleaner against a pencil with a finger or tape, wind the pipe cleaner around the pencil, then slide it off. Cut it into smaller pieces if desired.
- For the caterpillar: We glued three egg halves together (you can mix and match colors, or use all of the same color), glued on pipe cleaners for legs and antennae, and pom-poms.
- We happened to have stickers of face parts, but you can use googly eyes, or draw on facial features with markers.
Note: I have a hard time finding a glue that really adheres, so I like to use a glue gun. The kids can still help decorate with stickers and markers.
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