Chipmunk Pocket Pal & Garden Tote

Materials

  • Felt: brown, white, pink
  • Paper: brown, light green, dark green
  • Brown pom-pom, 1-1/2"
  • Wiggle eyes, 10mm, two
  • Recycled Pringles can with lid
  • Flower stickers
  • Brown ribbon

Tools

  • Triangle punch can opener
  • Adhesives: double-sided tape, tacky craft glue

Basic Supplies

scissors

Directions

STEP 1

  • For chipmunk (shown far right), cut oval tail out of brown felt. Cut squiggly stripe out of white felt; adhere onto tail. Adhere tail onto back of brown pom-pom.

STEP 2

  • For ears, cut two triangles out of brown felt and two smaller triangles out of pink felt. Adhere pink triangles onto brown triangles. Make part in pom-pom fur at top; adhere edge of each ear inside.

STEP 3

  • Adhere wiggle eyes on face.

STEP 4

  • For garden tote, cut brown paper to fit around can; tape in place. Poke hole in lid and another in bottom of can using can opener. Slide ribbon through each hole; tie knot in each end.

STEP 5

  • Set can on side. Cut out two bush shapes from light green paper and bigger bush shape from dark green paper; tape on can. Decorate bushes with flower stickers.

Tip

  • 1. Go critter crazy! Make more pocket pals – like a fox, a squirrel, and a mouse – using different colors of pom-poms and felt as shown in photo.
by Jennifer & Kitty O’Neil
Chipmunk Pocket Pal & Garden Tote
Chipmunk Pocket Pal & Garden Tote