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Jenny Barnett-Rohrs crafts fuzzy bug wings from felt. 

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Hosts: Jenny Barnett-Rohrs

Always cover your work surface with a mat or some type of protective covering like wax paper or plastic.
Always use care when using tools or a heat source. Be careful and safe!


Age Range: 7 to 12

Grade Range: 2 to 6

Skill Level: Moderate

Appropriate for These Special Events:
Every Day, Pretend Play and Rainy Days

Supports Subject Areas of:
Language Arts – e.g. step by step instructions
Mathematics - measuring
Visual Arts

Time needed for project:
1 ½ hours plus drying time


Designed by Debra Quartermain

Elmer’s® Glue-All®
Kunin™ 12" x 18" Craft Cuts Eco-fiPlus™ Premiumfelt™-royal blue (2), red (2)
Kunin™ 9” x 12” Craft Cuts Eco-fi® Classicfelt™-black (1), orange (1), yellow (1)
Circle templates, 2", 2 1/4", 2 1/2"


  1. Cut curve along bottom edge of one red felt piece for wing shape. Use photo as guide. Place cut wing on top of second piece as pattern. Cut second piece.
  2. Overlap straight edge of blue pieces along straight edge of red pieces lengthwise. Glue. Fold blue upper edge over to meet glued edge to create pocket sleeve. Glue. Repeat for second wing. Refer to photo angle cut each end of blue wing pocket sleeves.
  3. Cut out circles for wings from yellow, orange and black. Cut out as many as you choose.
  4. Arrange and glue circles to wings.



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