Tyrone Decorative Egg

Tyrone Decorative Egg

What? A moose from an egg? Sure, it's easy. All you need is a plastic orange egg and colored paper or felt.

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Tyrone Decorative Egg

Craft Features

Allow for Dry Time
You'll need to allow extra time for glue or paint to dry.
Lots for Kids to Do
This craft has plenty of steps kids can do, like tracing, coloring, decorating, and cutting with safety scissors.

Developmental Skills

Create with Us
Create with us skills involve self-expression, experimentation, and imagination through visual arts (like painting and sculpting), dramatic play, cooking, and dance.
Count with Us
Count with us skills include: numbers, counting, measurement, math terms (more than, less than, circle) and math concepts (comparisons, shapes, patterns).
Ages: 4-6

Materials

  • Large plastic orange egg, about 3 1/2 inches tall
  • Self-adhesive wiggly eyes (or eyes you draw and then cut out)
  • Fine black marker
  • Tyrone Egg Template
  • Orange felt or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Red felt or construction paper
  • Craft glue
  • Yellow construction paper
  • Blue craft foam or construction paper
  • Stapler or clear adhesive tape
Tip: Felt, craft foam, and construction will work equally well for this project.

Directions

  1. Step 1: For the Face

    Create the egg with its pointy part facing down. Have kids press on the wiggly eyes, just above the egg's seam. With the black marker draw the nostrils and mouth.

  2. Step 2: For the Ears

    Using the Tyrone egg template, cut out two ear shapes from orange felt. Glue to the top of the egg.

  3. Step 3: For the Hair

    Using the template, cut the hair from red felt. Glue the hair to the top of the egg.

  4. Step 4: For the Antlers

    Using the template, cut two antlers from the yellow construction paper. Glue them to the back of the egg, behind the ears.

  5. Step 5: For the Turtleneck

    From blue craft foam or construction paper, cut out a 1/2-inch-wide by 5-inch-long strip. Curl into a circle and secure with a stapler or clear adhesive tape. Set Tyrone in the turtleneck, tilting his head back slightly at an angle.

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