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.