Paper Owl Mask

Hello all,

I hope you are all well and preparations for Halloween are going well. Paperchase asked me to design a mask for Halloween. I have a thing for owls so it seemed only natural to make an owl mask.

Autumn Colourway

Paper Owl Mask // Free printable

All you need to make the mask is a printer, some ribbon and a selection of papers. I’ve tried two different colourways – do message me pictures if you make a mask and try a different selection of colours – I would love to see them.

Click here to go to the Paperchase blog and get the printable files otherwise you can click here to see more minieco Halloween projects.

Paper Owl Mask // Free printable

Rainbow Colourway

Paper Owl Mask // Free printable

Happy Halloween
Kate ^_^

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Cut + colour spiral paper snake

Hello, do you remember the paper octopus I posted recently? Well here is another ‘scissor skills’ project aimed at younger children (my sons, now 7 & 8 enjoyed making them too).

Cut + colour spiral paper snake

To make the snake simply print the template, colour-in and then cut along the dotted lines. This is a great project if you are working with larger groups of children because you can photocopy the sheet. For best results I would recommend printing the template onto thin card.

Cut + colour spiral paper snake

Happy crafting!

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DIY Hexbug Draw-Bot

Hello! I saw this lovely post by hello wonderful and really wanted to make a draw-bot but the vibration motor and coin battery holder were expensive and not available in the UK. My sons and I had a big think and came up with the idea of using a hexbug instead.

DIY Hexbug Draw-Bot

Most of the materials you need for this project may already be laying around at home – a small drinky yoghurt pot, small felt-tips, tape & elastic bands (loom bands work well). We had some hexbugs already but you can pick up non-branded versions from pound shops making this a really affordable experiment.

DIY Hexbug Draw-Bot

The yoghurt pot version goes slower and is more stable, you can also attach your pens straight onto your hexbugs and let them roam.

DIY Hexbug Draw-Bot

DIY Hexbug Draw-Bot

DIY Hexbug Draw-Bot

When you have finished drawing don’t forget to set your hexbug free! You can also use your designs for wrapping paper.

DIY Hexbug Draw-Bot

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