Chenille Stem Leprechauns
This St. Patrick's Day, make your own band of lively leprechauns out of chenille stems, paper, and imagination.
What You'll Need:
Green chenille stems
Small safety pin (optional)
Bend a green chenille stem in half. Cut out a paper circle, draw a face on it, and add a cottony wisp of a white beard. Cut out and glue a hat to the top of his head.
Twist a second chenille stem around the body to make wee arms. If you'd like to make a pin out of your friend, glue the back (the side that doesn't open) of a small safety pin to the back of the leprechaun's head.
Now you've got a green friend you can carry or wear to inspire a smile. You'll be in the green as long as your little friend is near. Make other people when you finish your leprechaun. Use your imagination, and come up with your own fun guys and gals.
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