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Cat Craft - Cat with Moveable Head Paper Plate Craft

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What you will need:

Two Paper Plates

Glue and/or Tape

Acrylic Paint

Scissors

Brass Brads

Hole Punch

Card Stock (Heavy Paper)

How to Make the Cat with Moveable Head Paper Plate Craft:

Cat diagram 1

1. To make the body in the sides of one paper plate to make a cone shape. Flatten the sides. Punch a hole at the top of the cone shape where the plates come together. (See diagram to the left.)

Cat Diagram 2

2. To make the head fold a paper plate in half and then fold back the sides and then fold them forward as shown in the diagram to the right. Then push the fold sides inside the folded paper plate to make the head shape. Glue the sides down. Punch a hole at the bottom of one side of the paper plate.

3. Place the head paper plate over the cone shape and connect them together with the brass brad.

4. Print out the Cat's Legs, Arms, Tail, and Ear Patterns onto card stock, color them, cut them out, and glue them to the body.

5. To finish paint the cat with acrylic paint or water color paint.

The Siamese cat craft below was made the same as above, except the face was rounded off and the ears were made from another paper plate.

 

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Tuna Can Cat Dish Craft for Kids

Tuna can cat craft

What you will need:

Empty tuna can

Two-ply twine

Decorative items

Hot Melt Glue Gun

 

How to Make Tuna Can Cat Dish Craft:

1. Clean and dry the tuna can.

2. Start by gluing the end of the twine to the bottom side of the can. Wind the twine around the can gluing as you go. If you don't have a glue gun you can use tacky glue.

3. To finish add decorative items such as sequins, buttons, and beads.

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Duct Tape Cat Mat

Duck tape cat mat craft for kids

What you will need:

Different colors of Duct tape and scissors.

 

How to Make Duct Tape Cat Mat:

1. Cut twelve-inch pieces of Duct tape from different colors of tape.

2. Fold the pieces in half lengthwise so that the sticky side is on the inside.

3. Weave the pieces together and then cut the sides of the mat to make them even.

4. Secure the edges of the mat by placing pieces of tape around the edge and folding them over to the other side.

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Cat Milk Jug Recycle Craft for Kids

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What you will need:

Two one-gallon milk jugs and a half-gallon milk jug for the head, flat black spray paint (Try to find spray paint made for plastic, if you can't use a plastic primer first), pink acrylic paint, cat eyes, pink and black craft foam, four 2" foam balls.

How to Make Cat Milk Jug Recycle Craft:

1. Cut the top off the smaller milk jug just below the handle; cut ear shapes on the opposite side of the handle. Then cut off the very top part of the the jug where the cap is screwed on. Glue the large and small jugs together at the tops placing the small jug over the top of the larger jug as shown in the picture to the right.

2. Cut two corners from the second large jug to make the legs of the cat. Glue the legs to the front of the jug two inches from the bottom of the jug.

3. You can also make the muzzle stand out by cutting off a corner of the smaller jug. Glue it to the front of the face.

4. Cut the foam balls to form paw shapes and glue them to the bottom of the legs and to the sides to make the cats paws.

5. Cut a tail from black craft foam and glue it to the back of the cat.

6. Spray paint the entire cat with flat black spray paint.

7. Paint the ears and nose pink.

8. Cut a pink tongue from craft foam and glue it to the mouth.

9. To finish make a collar out of material and glue it the the neck of the cat.

Children may want to store small items in the head of the cat. You can also use it as a planter.

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Cat or Dog Place Mats

How to Make Cat Placemats:

1. Decide on your design and place all the items on the foam mat where you would like them to be before sticking them to the mat.

2. Peel off the back of the stickers and place them on the mat. You can also use permanent markers or paint markers to decorate the mat, but be careful to let the ink dry before touching it.

3. You can also decorate your cat or dog's dish with foam stickers or the permanent paint markers

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