Coily Finger Friends

Coily Finger Friends

Shopping List Range of coloured pipe cleaners Glue Googly Eyes Coloured pom-poms around 3cm wide (for the head) Smaller spikey pom-poms or feathers around 1cm wide (only if you can find them, they’re great for mohawks)1.    Get the kids to select a pipe cleaner, pom-pom, Mohawk, eyes and name an animal (this will determine the ears).2.    Wrap around the finger approximately three times.3.    With the left over pipe, bend in a loop to make the first ear (elephant, bunny, whatever!)4.    Glue some dots on the head pom-pom.5.    Carefully stick the googly eyes one at a time to the head.6.    Wait for the glue to dry.  Use a glue gun if you have one, but it still works without, maybe just has a shorter expiry date.7.    Glue the head to the body, so the ears are in position.8.    Wait for drying.9.    Let the puppet shows begin. Activity and photography by Heidi Atkins.