How to make Felix the frog and lily pad

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