Europe: Royal Guard SWAP

The Guards at Buckingham Palace in England protect the palace and the royal family. They are recognizable by their tall bearskin hats.

Messy Rating:

Craft Time: 30 minutes

Suitable for: 6-8

Uses Recycled Items: No

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  • Lara's Crafts® Wooden Disc, 2.5 cm (1")
  • Americana® Acrylic Paint - Flesh Tone and Red
  • Sharpie® Marker - Black
  • Creatology™ Pom Poms, 1.3 cm (1/2") - Black (10)
  • Bead Landing™ Pin Back
  • Elmer's® Glue
  • Cardstock - Black
  • Scissors
  • Paintbrush
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Step 1
Paint wooden disc flesh tone, and let it dry. Use finger to add small amount of red to cheeks.

Step 2
Use Sharpie® marker to draw eyes, nose, mouth and head band on disc.

Step 3
Cut small piece of black cardstock for hat.

Step 4
Glue black pom poms to cover. Glue hat to top of "head".

Step 5
Glue pin to back and let dry.