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Y Kids - DIY POM POM ANIMALS

11 May 2020 - Y KidsY Activities

By Louise Smith - Childcare Coordinator at Revesby South OSHC 

Supplies:

  • 2 x cardboard circles
  • 1 x pair of scissors
  • 1 metre of wool (approximately)

Instructions:

  1. Place the two pompoms makers together, lining up the edges. 
  2. Start to wrap the yarn around the ring, threading it through the centre hole, then around and back again. 
  3. Continue all the way around the ring. 
  4. Insert the Scissors in between the yarn and outer cardboard and snip the yarn all away around the circle. 
  5. Take a piece of yarn and wrap it around the yarn that is in-between the two pieces of cardboard. Tie a knot.
  6. Carefully remove the pompom from the cardboard.
  7. Trim any long strands of yarn that stick out.

 

Supplies: 

 

Instructions with images: 

Step 1: Place the two pompoms makers (cardboard circles) together, lining up the edges. 

 

Step 2: Loop wool through centre hole once and tie a knot to begin, then start to wrap the wool around the ring, threading it through the centre hole, then around and back again. 

 

Step 3: Continue all the way around the ring.

 

Step 4: Insert the scissors in between the wool and outer cardboard and snip the yarn all away around the circle. 

 

Step 5: Take a new piece of wool and wrap it around the wool that is in-between the two pieces of cardboard. Tie a knot to secure.

 

Step 6: Carefully remove the pompom from the cardboard.

 

Step 7: Fluff it out into a ball shape, and trim any long strands of wool that stick out.

Feel free to use your creativity by making multiple pompoms and sticking them together, or adding eyes to make a funny creature! 

 

 

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