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Button Man. Button , button, who’s got the button?

Button Man

You’ll hope you have lots of them when you see this craft. This prize winning project was made by Marianne Kirby who is a writer and artist living in Orlando, Florida. She loves repurposing found objects and rescuing old furniture. Watch for her first book, Screw Inner Beauty: How to Live with the Body You’ve Got, with coauthor Kate Harding in the Summer of 2009! Supplies 24 gauge craft wire or thread Buttons of all sizes Instructions Marilyn writes "I used 24 gauge craft wire to string these. So don't turn any clothes with buttons into polishing cloths or other projects before you start a button collection. Listed under: Button Crafts, Recycled Clothes Crafts, Repurposed Materials. Farm Animal Magnet Project. Using your protractor or glass/cup, draw circles onto the cereal box cardboard and then cut them out. (The circles should be 2.5 inches in diameter.)Take three pieces of chenille stems in the color you want for your animal.Connect all three pieces together into one long piece by winding about 1 inch of the ends around each other.Beginning at one end of the long chenille piece, bend the chenille into a circle around a finger and then tighten that circle so there is no hole in the center.

Continue winding the chenille around that circle into a spiral about four times.Put some hot glue onto the center of a cardboard circle about the size of the spiral of chenille you have started and place the spiral into place on the glue.Continue winding the chenille around in a spiral about 1 inch at a time, each time adding a line of hot glue to the cardboard just before winding the chenille. Muzzle for Cow or Dog: TP Roll Cow.

Kids will love to make this toliet paper roll cow. The TP rolls make up the cow's head and body, and 2 egg carton sections make his legs. Cute and inexpensive! Ibex (Wild Goat) Toilet Paper Roll Craft. Contributed by Leanne Guenther An ibex is basically a wild goat who lives in the mountains.

Ibex (Wild Goat) Toilet Paper Roll Craft

I made the Ibex so that I'd have a Letter I toilet paper roll animal for the Alphabuddies section. Adult Ibex are brown in color, average 27 to 43 inches high at the shoulder and weigh approximately 200 pounds. The male's horns can grow up to 56 inches in length forming a semicircle over its back, whereas the female of this species has shorter horns that only grow up to 15 inches in length. Older males have a long beard. Materials: a toilet paper roll, a printer, glue, scissors, something to colour with, a piece of paper. Instructions: Print out the template of choice. Templates: Close the template window after printing to return to this screen. Template (colour) or (B&W) Print friendly version of these instructions. DLTK's Hippopotamus Craft. Contributed by Leanne Guenther This is a cute three dimensional hippo craft suitable for a jungle theme, mammals or animals theme, Africa theme or letter H theme.

DLTK's Hippopotamus Craft

A different looking hippo tp roll craft can be found here. Bendable Magnetic Animals Craft. Cardboard Tube Bunny. Mr.

Cardboard Tube Bunny

Whiskers is a lot of fun to make and encourages kids to recycle some of those empty toilet paper tubes too. Supplies Bath tissue tube Pink and white construction paper ScissorsCellophane tape MarkersWiggle eyes (optional) Broom straw, string or yarn GlueThree white pom poms or cotton balls Small pink pom pom or small piece of pink tissue paper Instructions Cover a bath tissue tube with pink construction paper. Draw, color, and cut rabbit ears from pink construction paper. Draw and cut four paw shapes, with attached legs, from pink paper. Cut three strands of straw from a broom or whisk broom for whiskers. Cut two small rectangular shaped teeth from white paper. Glue two white pom poms or small balls of cotton over the whiskers at the top of the teeth.

Glue the small pink pom pom over the white ones on the face for a nose. This kids craft project was created by Marie from West Dundee, IL and is reprinted courtesy of ThriftyFun.com. Headgear & Hair Ornaments. Christmas Ornaments: Mice Ornaments. Craft: Lion and Lamb Note Holders. All Animal Crafts. Craft Stick Kitty Magnet. Craft Stick Kitty Refrigerator Magnet From Mary Ayres book Craft Stick Fun for Kids, Book 2. Permission granted by Grace Publications, July 1999. This Pattern May Not Be Sold! You Need: Instructions: Paint pieces yellow. Draw facial features and paw details with black fine point pen.

Following the picture, glue body on top of legs. To make the tail, cut a 3" length front he orange and yellow chenille stem. Cut two 2" pieces from the magnetic strip. Wall-E Robot Made From Recycled Materials. School Crafts: Pencil Buddies. Pipe Cleaner Crafts: Peppy People. Pipe Cleaner Craft: Button Beings.