Plaid Apple Barrel Lion & Lamb Stuffed Animals

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by Julie Lewis, Plaid

Plaid Apple Barrel Lion & Lamb Stuffed Animals

Easily create some fun indoors when you can’t get outdoors with these adorable animal made with lunch bags, foam, some paint, and a few other basic craft supplies.

Make your own, snap some pictures, and share using #ACMooreInspired.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:an hour & drying time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Trace the bowl onto Tan and White foam sheets. Paint the circle Black on the White foam and Chestnut on the Tan foam. Let dry, and then cut around the painted circles.
  • 2
    Paint faces onto the circles with a liner brush. Apply cheeks with a dry stencil brush.
  • 3
    Cut two ears each from the Tan and Black foam and set aside. Cut out four Black legs and four Tan legs. Using a Spouncer, apply Pretty in Pink dots to paws, and create all the dots by dipping the handle end of a paint brush into the paint.
  • 4
    Stuff the bags with a small amount of newspaper and fold the tops over, staple to secure. Paint details on bags.
  • 5
    Assemble the puppet by gluing the arms, legs, head, and then ears to the bags. Add some details to the lamb with the liner brush and Licorice and some details to the lion with the liner brush and Chestnut.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:an hour & drying time

Project Supplies

  • •Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint in White, Black, Princess Pink & Chestnut
  • •Nicole™ Foamtastic™ 9” x 12” Sheets in Black, White & Tan
  • •White & Brown Lunch Bags, 1/4" Stencil Brush, 1” Liner & 1/4" Flat Paintbrushes, 1-1/4” Foam Spouncer, Crumpled Newspaper, 6” Styrofoam Bowl, Craft Glue, Stapler & Pencil