Pom Pom Hedgehogs – Autumn Crafts

Pom Pom Hedgehogs - Autumn Crafts

These Pom Pom Hedgehogs are a fab arts and crafts activity for autumn time with the kids! It’s easy and simple to make with just a few craft materials required. Suitable for ages 5 to 7 years old. Read the simple how-to instructions below to get started on your Pom Pom Hedgehogs:

Pom Pom Hedgehogs - autumn crafts

Art materials you will need:

Instructions for your Pom Pom Hedgehogs:

  1. Draw around a ring-shaped template onto card twice and cut them out.
  2. Put the two rings together and wrap brown wool around them until the hole has nearly disappeared.
  3. Cut around the edge of the pom-pom, pushing the scissors between the two pieces of card. Tie another piece of wool between the two rings, and pull the rings away from the wool.
  4. Use the template to cut out the head and ear shapes from beige felt fabric. Glue the two head shapes together and glue it onto the pom-pom. Glue the ears into place, and add eyes and a nose cut from black felt.

Did you know: Hedgehogs are nocturnal, which means they sleep during the day and come out to feed at night!

We would love to see how you get on! Send us pictures of your masterpieces on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and don’t forget to use the hashtag #explorewithEYR.

This great project has been designed by Kate Tompsett and supplied by Creative Steps. Each issue of Creative Steps Magazine contains dozens of inspiring ideas and fun crafts to help you encourage learning through creative play. Ideal for everyone caring for young children. Get an exclusive 33% discount on an annual subscription with Creative Steps by using promo code EYRXT33 at: https://creativesteps.imbmsubscriptions.com/eyrxt33/.

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