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Apple Pig Craft from Family Fun

19 Oct

I saw this craft while perusing through one of my favorite websites, Family Fun.  I am going to run out and get the supplies I need for this craft because it really is so “stinkin'” cute!  famf98appleactivities_pigTHANK YOU FAMILY FUN… I’ve stalked this website for years, but didn’t get their magazine until more recently.  If you don’t get it,  you really MUST.  A student’s parent got it for me as a holiday gift and I just love it!

MATERIALS

Red Delicious apple
5 red gumdrops
Toothpicks
4 whole cloves
Fruit leather or fruit roll up
Red shoestring licorice

HOW IT’S MADE:

Turn an apple on its side. Insert one end of a toothpick into a gumdrop and stick the other end into the bottom of the apple core to form a snout. Break toothpicks in half and affix four gumdrops as feet. Set clove nostrils in the nose and clove eyes above the snout.

Twist off the stem, poke a hole with a toothpick, and insert an inch-long piece of shoestring licorice into the hole to make a tail. Finally, cut a piece of fruit leather/ fruit roll up into a rectangle measuring 1 by 1/2 inch, then cut again on the diagonal to form two equal-size triangles. Affix upright triangles with small pieces of toothpick to create ears, then bend over the upper portion of each triangle to cover the spot where the toothpick shows.

picture and recipe courtesy of http://www.familyfun.com

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One Response to “Apple Pig Craft from Family Fun”

  1. Kari October 19, 2009 at 10:29 PM #

    So cute…perfect for the (swine) flu season! 😀

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