Monday, November 23, 2009

Merry Mice

Whether used as gift tags or just given as sweet presents all by themselves, these candy Christmas mice are sure to cause a stir.

  • Red and green felt
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Pom-poms
  • Candy canes
  • Googly eyes
  • Tape
  1. Merry Mice - Step 1 Cut a 6-inch-long teardrop-shaped body from red felt. Near the center, cut 2 parallel slits that are 1 inch long and 1/2 inch apart.

  2. Merry Mice - Step 2 For a pair of ears, cut a 5-inch-long rounded bow-tie shape from green felt. This will be used to make the ears.

  3. To put the mouse together, fit the ears through the slits in the body. Glue on googly eyes and a pom-pom nose.

  4. Finally, add a curly tail by slipping a candy cane beneath the mouse and tucking the straight end between the body and the ears to hold it in place.

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