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How to make a pom pom Owl

Get pom pom crazy making this colourful, tactile character suitable for toddler age upwards! A great Mother's Day craft make.

Posted on Friday 06th February 2015

pom pom owl

This cute owl is simply made from 2 pom poms and some Eva foam. Pom poms can be made in a variety of ways from using 2 cardboard rings, a readymade pom pom maker or just wrapped around your hand! We’ve chosen the last method as it’s nice and quick and easy…

Step 1

Start by wrapping yarn around your fingers about 40-50 times as shown below (great way to get the the kids counting!) Feeling adventurous? Use more than one colour, alternate wrapping the colours to create an even mix.

TIP: The more yarn you wrap the fatter the pom pom. The more or less fingers you wrap the yarn around, the bigger or smaller pom poms.

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Step 2

When you’re happy with the size of your pom pom, cut a separate piece of yarn (around 30cm) thread between your fingers a few, tie a knot to hold yarn in place. Carefully slide scissors through the yarn (one for a grown up) and snip. Trim your pom pom’s into a nice round ball shape.

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Step 3

With you two pom poms complete, together with PVA glue and leave to dry. Now create your wings, ears, feet, beak using a sheet of EVA foam and some Wiggly Eyes.

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Finally glue all in place finish off your Twit Twooo I Love You Owl.