DIY Swinging Easter Chick

DIY Swinging Easter Chick

Cel­e­brate spring with this super cute DIY Easter chick! He may be small, but this short-sighted charmer is enough to brighten anyone’s day.

DIY Swinging Easter Chick

What You Need

  • Print­able tem­plats (down­load here)
  • Wire
  • Paper
  • Tape
  • Fab­ric strip
  • Yarn
  • Felt
  • Twine
  • 3 Pins
  • 2 Black beads
  • Black card­board (or paint it black)
  • Scis­sors
  • Pli­ers
  • Hot glue gun

Step 1

DIY Swinging Easter Chick

Crum­ple up some paper to make a 1 1/2 inch paper ball, tape to fix and wrap it with yarn till you have a 2 1/4 inch ball.

Step 2

DIY Swinging Easter Chick

Take 5 inches of pipe cleaner; pass it through the bot­tom ball yarn strands and bend to secure. Fold to form two legs.

Step 3

DIY Swinging Easter Chick

Using pli­ers bend and manip­u­late wire into a basic oval shape of 5.3” wide and 6” tall. Then take a scrap of fab­ric strip, knot it to the oval wire and wrap all around the twisted joints.

Step 4

DIY Swinging Easter Chick

Take the oval shape with the wrapped part at the bot­tom and place your yarn ball at the bot­tom cen­ter of the oval shape.
Twist each pipe cleaner leg around wrapped wire. Glue yarn ball and twisted pipe clean­ers to oval shape if needed.

Step 5

DIY Swinging Easter Chick

Down­load and print tem­plates. Cut out bick from orange felt and eye­glasses from black card­board. 
Fold arm specs and place them at the mid­dle of the yarn ball front. Fix end arms into yarn strands.

Step 6

DIY Swinging Easter Chick

Pin each bead onto the yarn ball front, (pierce till you poke paper ball) just in the cen­ter of each eye­glasses.
Then pin bick in place, right in the mid­dle and below eye­glasses. TIP: If you want to secure pins, glue pin end before poking.

Step 7

DIY Swinging Easter Chick

Foll­wing tem­plates cut out flow­ers and leaves from felt.
Decor the bot­tom of the oval with them. Glue big leaves first, then flow­ers and small leaves up one oval side.

DIY Swinging Easter Chick DIY Swinging Easter Chick

It’s almost done! Tie twine on the top of the oval and hang your swing­ing easter chick with cute specs from your favorite place.

DIY Swinging Easter Chick

Happy craft­ing!