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Cardboard Tube Unicorn

From CRAYOLA

 

Everything is magic when you turn an ordinary cardboard tube into a colorful Cardboard Tube Unicorn.

YOU’LL NEED

CRAYOLA Scissors

CRAYOLA Paint Brush

CRAYOLA No-Run School Glue

Pencil

CRAYOLA Take Note Permanent Markers

Disposable Plate

Water

CRAYOLA Washable Paint

CRAYOLA Watercolors

CRAYOLA Construction Paper

CRAYOLA Glitter Glue

Paper Towel Roll

Yarn

Disposable Cup

 

DIRECTIONS

1.Cut paper towel roll in half.

2.Cover paper towel roll with paint. Dry 1 to 2 hours. Add second coat. Dry 1 to 2 hours.

3.To create mane, wrap yarn around fingers 10 to 12 times, creating a loop. Gently remove 

from fingers.

4.Using another piece of yarn, tie knot close to top of yarn loop to secure.

5.Place scissors through bottom of loop and cut to create fringe.

6.Repeat steps 3–5 to create tail.

7.Paint yarn with different shades of watercolors. Dry overnight.

8.Glue tail to back of paper towel roll. Glue mane inside roll, then hang over front of roll. Dry 1 to 2 hours.

9.Sketch and cut out construction paper horn and ears.

10.Add sparkly accents to horn with glitter glue. Dry 3 to 4 hours.

11.Glue horn and ears inside paper towel roll, facing forward.

12.Draw eyelids and eyelashes on front of roll with markers.

13.Lightly dip finger into paint and press to front of roll to create rosy cheeks. Let all glue and paint steps dry 1 to 2 hours.

 

TIPS

-To create a pastel shade of paint, pour the paint color of your choice and white paint onto disposable plate, then mix paint together with a paint brush.

-Instead of painting the yarn with watercolors, use brightly colored yarn to save some time!

 

Find this craft and more holiday fun at crayola.com