Animal Crafts

Milk Jug Animal Craft

Make a milk jug animal.
Make a milk jug animal.

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
  • Pencil
  • 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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