Nicole™ Crafts Little Bug

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Little Bug

This is a super project for scouts, a rainy day or school! Little kids love bugs, so they can create this fun one with basic crafts!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint spool Violet Haze, Wisteria and Snow White. Paint hearts Snow White. When dry, brush with varnish.
  • 2
    Glue hearts sideways to spool to create wings. Allow to set.
  • 3
    Glue button to wood ball for nose. Use pouncer and pink paint to create cheeks and accent nose. Paint small wood beads Baby Pink. Let dry.
  • 4
    Glue wiggle eyes above nose. Using marker, draw on eyebrows and mouth. Glue head to top of spool.
  • 5
    Cut a 2 ½ inch piece of Tan chenille stem. Bend into a V shape. Glue to top of head. Glue pink beads to each end. Bend beads forward for antennae.
  • 6
    Brush Iridescent glitter glue over antennae beads, cheeks, nose and wings. Allow to dry.
  • 7
    Glue alphabet beads to base to personalize.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Open Spool Small 2 inch 104751970
  • Lara's Crafts™ Wood Heart 1-1/2 inch 21 pcs. 104139805
  • Lara's Crafts™ Wood Round Ball 1-1/2 inches 6 pcs. 104139781
  • Lara's Crafts™ Birch Button 1/4 inch 23 pcs. 104139630
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Eyes 5MM 144 pcs. 104234510
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 6mm Multi-Color 75 pcs. 104277522
  • Nicole™ Crafts Alphabet Beads White Mix 150 pcs. 104240850
  • Sharpie® Ultra Fine Point Permanent Marker Black 104128548
  • DecoArt® Americana® DuraClear® Satin Varnish 2 oz 104387409
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Purple Wave 104549565
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Wisteria 104106637
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Baby Pink 104106661
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow White 104106580
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader 4 104118909
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Round 8 104118925
  • Nicole Crafts™ Mini Foam Pouncer 3 pack 104110702
  • Aleene's® Tacky Glue 4 oz. 104148018
  • 3/8 inch Wood Beads (2)
  • 1 inch Candle Cup
  • 1" Wood Hearts (2)
  • Assorted Decorative Papers
  • Assorted Brightly-Colored Acrylic Paints