Puppy Love

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What’s not to love about this little begger?  “Want a treat”?

Wire coat hanger project

Supplies:

  • Wire coat hanger
  • Crayons or colored markers
  • Masking tape
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Paper clip (for hanging to wall) or a string for hanging
  • Brown strip (2” x 18”) of construction paper (for the body)
  • Puppy head (Pattern)
  • Ears (Pattern)
  • Front Paws (Pattern)
  • Back Paws (Pattern)

Directions:

  1. Bend the coat hanger into a diamond shape
  2. On white paper make copies of the head, ears, front and back paws.
  3. Color the puppy parts—you can add spots if you want
  4. Carefully cut out the puppy shapes
  5. Accordion pleat the brown strip of paper
  6. Tape the head to the hook of the coat hanger, the puppy neck should cover the bottom part of the hook
  7. Slide the front legs of the puppy under the ring around the neck of the puppy and tape securely
  8. Tape one end of the brown strip to the back of the neck and the other end to the opposite end of the hanger.
  9. Fold the feet on the dotted line and tape to each side of the brown strip.
  10. Tape the paper clip to the top of the puppy head or tape a string to the top if you are going to finish the back side too.
  11. If you want to hang the puppy so the back also shows, reverse the templates and glue the corresponding pieces over the taped pieces.

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One Response to Puppy Love

  1. nicky lynch says:

    Thank you for the great puppy love patterns. I made these puppies with a group
    of cubs at my local cub pack and they were a great hit with the cubs they loved making them. Would defeinetly use this site again as it has some great ideas.
    Would recommend having a look there are lots of activites to various age groups.

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