Don't throw away that empty milk jug -- you can use it to make a great milk jug animal craft.
Follow the directions below to create a mouse milk jug animal. Use your imagination to make your own favorite animal. You can create silly features using paper rolls, chenille stems, pom-poms, or yarn.
What You'll Need:
- Plastic milk jug
- Scissors or craft knife
- Permanent markers
- Craft glue
- Black pom-pom
- Scraps of pink and gray felt
- Poster board or cardboard
How to make a milk jug animal craft:
Step 1: Draw a cut-line on the jug as shown. Then, cut out the top part of the jug. Leave the handle on to carry your container.
Step 2: Draw on the mouse's eyes and whiskers. Glue on a black pom-pom for the nose.
Step 3: Cut two small semicircles from a scrap of pink felt. Glue one on each ear. Cut a long tail from the gray felt, and glue it to the back of the jug at the bottom.
Step 4: Draw paws on a piece of poster board, and have an adult cut them out. Glue the paws to the bottom of the jug.
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