Nicole™ Crafts Bee Tube

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by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Bee Tube

Buzz, buzz…. Create this bee from an acrylic tube to hold something sweeter than honey! Nicole Crafts acrylic containers are inexpensive and easy for little hands to craft and create! Let them go wild with pom poms, wiggle eyes and chenille stems...kids will have a blast, whether at a birthday party, camp or at an after school program! Fill with M & M candies or Sixlets candy.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Fill tube with layers of Black and Yellow candies. Replace lid.
  • 2
    Glue one 2 inch Yellow pom pom to lid for head. Glue on wiggle eyes.
  • 3
    Cut a 6 inch piece of chenille stem, fold in half and glue to top of head for antennae.
  • 4
    Cut a 1 inch piece of chenille stem, curl and glue to face for mouth.
  • 5
    Using template, cut wings from foam. Make swirls of iridescent glitter glue on wings. When dry, glue to back of tube as shown.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Tube with Stopper 104451054
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic Foam Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch White 104258585
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 2 inch Multi Colored 40 pcs. 104276868
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Eyes 10MM 104233379
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 3MM Black 30 pcs. 104277463
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Glue 4 oz. Iridescent 104277431
  • Sixlets® Yellow 14 oz. 104751158
  • Sixlets® Black 14 oz. 104751164
  • 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
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