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Craft: How to make a firefly

A fun and easy family Earth Day activity

By Emma Waverman and Eshun Mott
Craft: How to make a firefly

Craft: How to make a firefly

How to make a firefly: Step 1

To transform a kid-sized flashlight into a cute firefly, make antennae by twisting a pipe cleaner around the end of the handle.

Craft: How to make a firefly

How to make a firefly: Step 2

Twist two more pipe cleaners around the middle to make legs. Next, cut two circles from white craft foam. Dot the centre of each circle with a black marker.

Craft: How to make a firefly

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How to make a firefly: Step 3

Glue circles to the end of the handle — these are the eyes. Cut wings from coloured craft foam or paper and glue them to the handle.

Craft: How to make a firefly
This article was originally published on Mar 23, 2012

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