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From Snowman To Calla: 19 Easy But Awesome Cotton Pad Crafts

Date January 30, 2018 10:13

A funny owl, merry lamb, or bright flowers – all this can be easily created using cotton pads and swabs that can be found in every house. After all, they are ideal for crafts with children. They are easy to paint in any color, and you can cut whatever shape you want. In addition, pads and swabs are quite cheap. They are popular in kindergartens and schools, and with their help, simple things appear in a new, unfamiliar perspective.

Interesting animals

Animals are a great easy starting point for fun craft activities. Every child will be excited to make cats, sheep, bears, bunnies, and other furry friends, putting them on cards and diversifying the house interior.

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Flowers

Flowers are an amazing gift for Mother’s Day, and while it may be difficult for a kid to get real ones, it is always easy to make some stylish cotton pad crafts.

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Here is an example of how to make a beautiful cotton pad Calla.

What you will need:

  • straws;
  • swabs;
  • yellow pen or paint;
  • all-purpose glue;
  • cotton pads.

Step 1. Color the end of the cotton bud.

Step 2. Attach the cotton pad with the help of all-purpose glue.

Step 3. Squeeze it together to create a lily-shape head.

Step 4. Put swabs in green straws. That’s it!

Winter theme

No doubt, white pads and q-tips are perfect for winter crafts. Just look how amazing the trees, the snowman, and the ground look like.

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To create a snowman, you will need:

  • cotton pads;
  • felt;
  • pompoms;
  • a black marker;
  • yarn;
  • scissors;
  • pipe cleaner;
  • a hot glue gun.

Step 1. Cut circles of different sizes.

Step 2. Make the yarn loop, apply some glue on it, and put it between big and middle cotton pads.

Step 3. Take the felt, cut the strip out of it, and glue it between middle and small cotton pads.

Step 4. Make the arms, nose, headphones out of felt, pipe cleaner, and pompoms.

Step 5. Finally, draw the buttons and the eyes. Done!

Hope you enjoyed these little simple crafts!

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