This is a super easy but fun activity for kids aged 2-5, which has a few steps so it takes more than 30 seconds but it’s not too long so we shouldn’t lose their attention. We’ve made it extra easy for you with a printable template (see below) or simply draw the outline of the egg yourself. Watch the video and have a look at the instructions below.
What you’ll need:
Peek-a-boo Chick Template which you can print here
A4 (or 8 1/2 x 11) white paper (normal printer paper)
2 googly eyes
Decorations for the egg – you can colour it, cut & paste things on, paint it depending on the age of the kids doing the craft
Split-pin or pipe cleaner
How to make your Peek-A-Boo Chick:
– Print our Peek-a-boo Chick template, cut the pieces out and if you want, you can trace them onto craft foam or cardboard.
– Decorate the egg by either colouring it with crayons or markers, cutting and pasting decorations such as tissue paper, gems, adding glitter to it. You could even paint it.
– Glue the chick to the back as we did in the video. Glue on the eyes & beak.
– Overlap the two pieces of the egg slightly so that when closed the two pieces of the egg make a nice egg shape.
Push the brass fastener or pipe cleaner through the two pieces on the side of the egg to hold them together. Don’t fasten it too tightly though so that your egg can still be opened and closed without cutting through the craft foam. Trim the pipe cleaner if you use one and fold it over to pinch the 2 pieces of paper together.
Voila, you’re done!
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