Antarctica: Pony Bead Penguin

Explore the Antarctic waters with this pony bead penguin craft. Penguins are a group of aquatic, flightless birds that call the southern hemisphere their home. Use pony beads and plastic lacing to make a penguin that can fit in your pocket.
 
 

Messy Rating:

Craft Time: 30-60 minutes

Suitable for: 6-8

Uses Recycled Items: No

Keywords: April2013, 33385, antarctica, pony bead, beads, kids, penguin, creatology

Materials

  • Creatology™ Pony Beads – White, Orange and Black
  • Creatology™ Plastic Lacing
  • Pattern (Download below)
  • Glue
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Instructions

Step 1
Print and follow pattern downloaded below.

Step 2
Cut two 91.4 cm (3') pieces of plastic lacing.

Step 3
Begin lacing the beads.

Step 4
Finish the ends by tying knots and dropping a dot of glue over them.

Step 5
Tie a square knot to finish and, with remainder of the string, create a necklace and tie a square knot to close.

Download Pattern