If you can dig out a paper cup and a polystyrene ball as well as some simple craft cupboard supplies, the kids will be able to assemble this cheerful paper cup pigs for themselves!
Year of the Pig Crafts
Celebrate a new Chinese New Year - the Year of the Pig - by having a go at one of these fun pig crafts with the kids! The pig paper cut is particularly appropriate for Chinese New Year, but all are quick and easy and work well with groups or individual children.
This lovely little felt pig bookmark is perfect for a present or for kids to tuck inside their own reading book. We've provided printable templates and instructions to make it perfect for a group activity. Simple sewing needed!
This paper plate pig is fun for the kids to make and looks great on display. You will need to divert children's attention while the pink paint dries, or perhaps paint the plates in advance.
This little bookmark is very quick for the kids to make, using simple craft cupboard supplies. But who wouldn't like this pig bookmarks sticking out of the top of their reading book!
This felt pig finger puppet is such a lovely little craft for beginning "sewists" and it makes a perfect group craft, especially if you print out our template (which includes simple instructions) for each child.
We have provided a simple template so that children can have a go at making a pig paper cut of their own. Stick with our simple version or embellish the body of the pig too. The pig will look lovely on display - perhaps in a window so that the light will shine through?
This pink treat tube would be a fun activity for children to make at a farmyard themed party. While the children play you could fill them up with sweets and then close them ready for them to take home at the end of the day.
This little pompom pig was a huge hit with our craft testers, but he didn't want to stand upright for his photo! Older children could make their own pompoms in three different sizes.
Our toilet roll animal crafts are really popular with children, so why not have a go at this lovely pig and add him to your farm display or menagerie! You will need a few simple craft supplies but he is quick and easy to do.