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How to make a Cat Money Box #MakeItMonday

CAT MONEY BOX

Want to turn your Crusha bottle into a cool craft with the kids? Follow the step by step instructions or watch the video and make a Cat Money Box for your little ones to keep their pennies and pounds in! It's quick, easy and loads of fun! #CrushaCreation

You will need:

  • A plastic bottle
  • 1 A4 purple coloured paper
  • 1 A4 pink coloured paper
  • 3 pipecleaners
  • 2 wiggly eyes
  • A pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • 4 pom poms
  • Black marker pen
  • Craft knife

Step 1:

Take all the wrapping off the bottle

Step 2:

Cut 1 sheet of paper in half by folding it in 2 long way

Step 3:

 Wrap 1 half of that paper around your plastic bottle and secure with glue

Step 4:

On the other half of paper, draw and cut out a tail and ears. Make sure you leave a bit of space at the bottom of each item for glue

Step 5:

Glue the tail to the bottom of the bottle on a different colour paper. Draw 2 triangles that are smaller in size than ears and glue them on to ears. Glue the ears to the bottle (just above the main body)

Step 6:

Glue the wiggly eyes just below the ears

Step 7:

Wrap pipecleaners around the neck of the bottle (just below of where the lid screws). Cross and bend to secure the pipecleaners in place.

Step 8:

Draw and colour in a triangle on the lid for the nose

Step 9:

Glue 4 pom poms to make feet for your cat

Step 10:

Draw an outline of where you want your coins to go and cut it out with a craft knife. Be very careful if you are using a kitchen knife!

Step 11:

Tidy up with scissors

If you are you are looking for:

  • Creative activities and classes to enjoy with your baby or child
  • After-school creative clubs for your primary school child
  • Family fun creative classes to enjoy in the holidays with your 2 – 11-year-old child

Visit our website to find your local class to suit you and your little ones.

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