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Homelife Sunday No. 4 - Cosmic Egg - with Artist Julie Forrester

Its Easter! Happy Easter!

I am sure you will have plenty of interesting recyclable materials this weekend. Remember the hunt for materials is part of the fun I am sure you will surprise everyone with your finds!

We are going to celebrate Easter by making some eggs and a mobile I call The Cosmic Egg. Let’s see what hatches!

Here’s a list of what you will need:

Binding and Wrapping materials

  • Pipe cleaners
  • Wire
  • Sellotape
  • string/wool/twin/thread

Equipment for making holes

  • Bradawl  
  • or
  • Knitting Needle
  • and Scissors

Scrunchable materials 

  • Anything you can scrunch and ball up!
  • Paper
  • Cloth
  • Tinfoil etc……

For your Mobile, you will also need

  • a plastic bottle or cardboard tube
  • 3 skewers - thread
  • a paper clip
  • Your sketchbook - you may need to make anew one!
  • Sharpie
  • pencil and other drawing materials.

Download the instructional PDF here

Click on the video below to see a timelapse of the process.

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T12 TNE6
Tel: 021 480 5042

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