How to make Felix the frog and lily pad

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Look at Felix the frog staring up at you from his lily pad. Cute isn’t he? We bet your kids would love him as a pet. And he’s really easy to make – all you need is a green pom pom, googly eyes, 2 pie foils and some coloured tissue paper.

Once Felix the frog is ready, your kids could have more fun making a pretend pond out of some blue tissue paper stuck to some recycled cardboard to give him a proper home.

So if your kids have always wanted a pond with frogs in it, now they can without any safety issues, with our easy froggy craft.

Scroll down for our brilliant step-by-step guide on how to make Felix the frog and lily pad.

Age group: Kids as young as 6 can get involved in making our Felix the frog and lily pad craft – they might just need help cutting the embroidery yarn.

What you will need

  • 2 small pie foils (like the ones you use for Yorkshire puddings or mini apple pies)
  • 1 sheet of light green tissue paper
  • 1 sheet of pink tissue paper
  • 1 small green pom pom
  • 2 mini googly eyes
  • Magenta/dark pink embroidery thread
  • Yellow embroidery thread
  • A small square of green felt
  • Scissors
  • Paint brush
  • Decoupage glue squirted out onto a paper plate (OR mix 3 parts of PVA glue with 1 part of water if you don’t have decoupage glue)
  • A little neat PVA glue