Homemade Craft Ideas for Kids-How to Make an Easy Ant Craft with Beads
Summary: Do you like crystal caterpillar crafts? This tutorial is going to tell you how to make an ant craft for kids. Hope it will meet your taste.
The main technique used in making this simple ant craft is beading. There’s no difficulty for kids to make the crystal ant. Let’s learn how to make the fun and easy craft at home from the following details.
Materials needed in making the ant craft for kids:
How to make the simple ant craft?
Step1: Cut wire preparing for beading
1st, cut a 15cm copper wire and fold in half;
2nd, roll the folded end with the round nose plier as picture shows.
Step2: Start bead ant’s body
1st, slide one 6mm orange bead, one 6mm pink bead, one 6mm orange bead, one 6mm pink bead and an 6mm orange bead in sequence;
2nd, add two 10mm acrylic bicone beads, one 6mm pink bead, one 6mm orange bead and a 10mm bicone beads again;
3rd, in order to make the ant more vivid, here I bend the ant’s head a little upward, the ant’s body comes out;
4th, pull the two wire sideward to form the ant’s tentacle, then slide a 6mm pink bead on each tentacle, finally roll the tentacle inward.
Step3: Make legs for the ant
1st, cut three 3mm copper wires;
2nd, twine the 3mm wires round the main axis between the third and fourth bead;
3rd, make a loop on both end and bend them to an angle of 90 degrees with the leg to support the body;
4th, repeat the 2nd and 3rd twice to make another four legs, pay attention to the distance of the legs.
The ant craft for kids has been finished. It’s not difficult to make. Do you have any simple craft ideas for kids? Welcome to share with us.