Nicole™ Crafts Flat Disc Bug

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by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Flat Disc Bug

You won't mind having this kid's craft bug in your home! A different way to use sand, pom poms, chenille stems, dimensional paint and foam. A great birthday party, camp or scout project.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Remove cap. Use funnel to fill disc with sand. Replace cap.
  • 2
    Glue 2 inch Yellow pom pom to cap for head. Glue on wiggle eyes. Glue on Lavender pom pom for the nose.
  • 3
    Cut a 1 inch piece of chenille stem, curl and glue to face for mouth.
  • 4
    Cut a 4 inch piece of chenille stem, fold in half and glue to top of head for antennae. Glue a Lavender pom pom on each end.
  • 5
    Using templates, cut wings from foam and glue to back of disc. Embellish with dimensional paint as desired. Let dry.
  • 6
    Remove cap. Use funnel to fill disc with sand. Replace cap.
  • 7
    Glue 2 inch Yellow pom pom to cap for head. Glue on wiggle eyes. Glue on Lavender pom pom for the nose.
  • 8
    Cut a 1 inch piece of chenille stem, curl and glue to face for mouth.
  • 9
    Cut a 4 inch piece of chenille stem, fold in half and glue to top of head for antennae. Glue a Lavender pom pom on each end.
  • 10
    Using templates, cut wings from foam and glue to back of disc. Embellish with dimensional paint as desired. Let dry.
  • 11
    Cut a 3-½ inch x 2-½ inch piece from wavy door hanger. Cut a 1-½ inch x ½ inch piece out of the center. Glue the bottom of bug into center opening so she can stand.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Ornament Plastic Disc 80MM 104744034
  • Estes Art Sand 2 lb. Lavender 104180317
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic Foam Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Light Pink 104258595
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic Foam Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Lavender 104258603
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 2 inch Multi-Color 40 pcs. 104276868
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 1/4 inch Multi-Color 100 pcs. 104276846
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 6MM Pink 25 pcs. 104277477
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dimensional Fabric Paint Value Pack
  • 10 paints 104136877
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Eyes 12MM 104233380
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411 
  • iLOVEtoCREATE Aleene's® Original Tacky Glue® 104148018
  • Small Funnel
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