Larry the Lobster Card Holder

Materials

  • Recycled oatmeal canister
  • Cardstock: red, light pink, dark pink, white, black
  • Red chenille stems, two

Tools

  • Circle paper punches: 1”, 3/8”
  • Beacon Adhesives Kids Choice! Glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, black marker, hole punch, ruler

Directions

STEP 1

  • Print out patterns. Cut patterns from cardstock. Punch two 1” circles from white cardstock and two 3/8” circles from black cardstock. Adhere black circles on white circles (for eyes).

STEP 2

  • With black marker, outline and draw lines on claws, teeth, and tail as shown on patterns. Outline hearts and write “Happy Valentine’s Day”, if desired.

STEP 3

  • Cut and wrap canister with red cardstock; adhere ends. Adhere eyes extending off of top of lobster. Adhere mouth on face, claws on body sides, and tail on bottom of body. Adhere hearts on claws. Let dry.

STEP 4

  • Punch 35 circles from black cardstock using hole punch. Randomly adhere circles on claws, tail, and sides of body.

STEP 5

  • Measure and cut chenille stems to 10” lengths; adhere lengths behind eyes for antennae. Bend ends.
by Linda Valentino

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2550/526ad874-9d99-4996-b363-fcb06ac8d28a.pdf



Larry the Lobster Card Holder
Larry the Lobster Card Holder