Hatching Chick




By Noreen Doll.

Create a cute Hatching Chick to sit among the eggs on your table.

Hatching Chick by Crafty Journal

This could be an easy project for kids to make at an Easter party.

Hatching Chick by Crafty Journal

Adults need to supervise poking holes in the egg. Or make the holes ahead of time and eliminate that step when working with kids.

Hatching Chick by Crafty Journal

Supplies.

Plastic Egg

Large Yellow Pom Pom

2 Small Wiggly Eyes

Scrap of Orange Craft Foam or Felt

1 Orange Pipe Cleaner

Nail for Making Holes in Egg

Tacky Glue

How to Make A Hatching Chick.

1. Hold a small nail with pliers, and heat the point of it in a candle flame until it’s hot enough to poke a hole in the plastic egg.

Poke 2 holes about 1/2 inch apart in the bottom of the lower half of a plastic egg.

Hatching Chick by Crafty Journal

Don’t make the holes too big. The pipe cleaner can scrunch up a bit as it’s pushed through the holes.

2. Push the ends of the pipe cleaner through the holes from the inside of the egg half.

Hatching Chick by Crafty Journal

Hatching Chick by Crafty Journal

3. Starting at one end of the pipe cleaner, make one of the chick’s feet by bending the pipe cleaner as shown.

Chick Feet

Make a small hook at the end for attaching the back of the foot to the leg.

Hatching Chick by Crafty Journal

Make the other foot the same way.

Hatching Chick by Crafty Journal

4. Put the pom pom into the egg half to see where the face will go.

5. Glue the beak on first, and then glue the eyes close together just above the beak.

Hatching Chick by Crafty Journal

Pop the finished chick into the egg.

You can glue the chick in, or just leave him unattached.

Hatching Chick by Crafty Journal

Put the top of the egg on the chick’s head at an angle, so you can still see the chick’s face.

Hatching Chick by Crafty Journal

Noreen Doll

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  1. Hi! Stopping by from the All Things Thursday link party. This is too cute! Thanks for the tutorial!

  2. Oh my goodness, this is too cute! My kids would get such a kick out of this :)

  3. Very cute! Thanks for sharing!

  4. Adorable!! I just love these little guys! Easy instructions too. Thank you for sharing!

  5. Totally adorable!

  6. So cute! And what a fun little craft! I think my toddler is really going to like this one! Thanks for the instructions!

  7. This is adorable!

  8. Jann Olson says:

    This silly guy makes me smile! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

  9. So fun!!!! Thanks for sharing this idea. Delightful. Till next Sunday, Rose

  10. Oh, so adorable! Thank you for this cute idea!

  11. Isobel Morrell (@Coldhamcalling) says:

    Love the cheeky face – and the whole concept. Thanks for sharing. Happy Easter to you and your family.

  12. I love how simple this is. Great craft for the kids and they would love seeing the chick inside. Thanks for sharing. I popped over from the brag about link party.

  13. These are adorable! Pinning them to make with my daughter.

    (visiting from Tuesdays with a Twist)

  14. PINNED. Thanks for the fun. Linda

  15. So cute and fun! Thank you so much or sharing with us at Brag About It!
    ~Laurie

  16. Hi! I just stopped by from the Lou Lou Girls Link Party. These chicks are adorable. Love the chenille stem legs!

  17. This is just so cute Noreen, thank you for sharing the tutorial.

  18. This turned out so adorable! Happy Easter!

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