"Sweet As Can Bee"

Materials

  • Construction paper or cardstock: pink, black, red, white, yellow
  • Oval wiggle eyes, two
  • Black cording, 12" length
  • Yellow pony beads, two

Tools

  • Hole punch
  • Decorative-edge scissors
  • API Crafter's Pick The Ultimate! Glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, black marker

Directions

STEP 1

  • Print and cut out patterns. Cut two 1-1/4" pink paper hearts (cheeks) and four 1/4"x4-1/4" black paper strips (stripes). Use decorative-edge scissors to trim stripes.

STEP 2

  • Use black marker to outlines shapes.

STEP 3

  • Fold straight edge on top of bee, 1/4" to back edge. Glue folded edge on front of bee, aligning edges. Open bee shape and use black marker to write "YOU ARE SWEET AS CAN BEE" inside.

STEP 4

  • Glue stripes horizontally across bottom of bee. Trim edges even.

STEP 5

  • Glue red wings on white wings. Glue wings on back of bee.

STEP 6

  • Glue cheeks on head and eyes above cheeks. Use black marker to draw mouth.

STEP 7

  • For antennae, use hole punch to punch hole on top of bee. Measure and cut 8" cording length. Thread cording lengths through hole, thread pony bead on each cording length; knot on ends.
by Mary Ayres

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2345/d33e6ab8-ce54-485a-bf02-14c4d92c235f.pdf



"Sweet As Can Bee"
"Sweet As Can Bee" Inside View
Inside View