Make Your Own PomPom Easter Chick!

Today I'm going to show you how to make a cute PomPom Easter Chick. I used to make these when I was a little girl and I still they are super fun to do!

You will need:

2 Sets of PomPom Makers in 2 sizes, one slightly larger than the other
1 Ball of Yellow Wool
Tapestry Needle
Piece of Card & a Pen (or the Chick Features download in this post)
Glue (I used Beacon 3 in 1 - it worked the best! available from my website)

These take around 10 minutes to make and are super easy for children as well as fun for adults! If you are doing this activity with children, they may need some help with the cutting and sewing stages as they can be a bit tricky.

To Start, open up one set of your pompom makers and line up, start wrapping the wool around them evenly, one side at a time, each side should be evenly covered and the hold in the middle should be filled (this makes them extra fluffy!)
Once both sides are done, close the PomPom Makers and secure with the little latch. Put your scissor tips into one of the little gaps and slowly cut around the edge, repeat the other side.
Take a length of wool (at least 20-30cms long) poke it into the gap, wrap around the ball and tie in a secure knot.
Take the PomPom Maker off of the ball and fluff out - don't trim the excess wool yet, you'll need this!
Repeat this process with the other size PomPom Maker so you have two PomPoms. Take the excess wool of the larger ball and thread it through a tapestry needle, Poke this through the centre of the smaller ball and stitch the two balls together to secure in place (go through 2-3 times to ensure it's properly secured)

Trim off the excess wool and you have your little chick! All you need to do now is to draw or cut out the feet and features and glue them on.

You could even use lots of different sized PomPoms to make a whole family of them!

You can download the feet and features card here, just click on the picture below and right click and save (or ctrl click and save on a mac)

Thank you for dropping by today!
Sarah x

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