Kid Approved Wooden Spoon Easter Critters Tutorial

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Turn ordinary wood craft spoons into one-of-a-kind friends! Then use your Wooden Spoon Bunnies as Easter decor, place them in Dirt Pudding as a festive touch OR have an afternoon of puppet play with them!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 20 minutes
Age range: 8 and up

Things you’ll need:
Wooden spoon
Acrylic paint (Grey, Cream, Black)
Hot glue gun
Hot glue sticks
Pink and grey felt
Googly eyes
Paint brush

Things to do:
1. Start by painting your wooden spoon either cream or grey. Use a foam brush to apply a thick layer of paint and set it aside to dry.
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2. Next, we’re going to cut out the ears. Fold your grey felt in half and cut out half of an ear shape. Unfold the felt to reveal a perfectly symmetrical critter ear. Use this as a pattern for the second ear.
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3. Cut a smaller version of your grey ears out of pink felt.
4. Use hot glue to attach the pink shapes to the center of your grey ears.
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5. Secure the ears to the back of your wooden spoon with hot glue.
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6. Now we get to make the face of our little critters. Start by using hot glue to attach google eyes to the center of the wooden spoon.
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7. To complete your project, paint a nose, mouth, and whiskers onto the spoon – don’t forget the eyelashes!
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