Follow Molly’s Captivating Crafts step by step guide on how to make a house from wooden lolly sticks!
What you will need:
Cereal box, PVA glue, Large pack of lolly sticks, 1 sheet of A4 white card, Brown paper, 1 cardboard toilet roll, Sellotape, Glue stick, Scissors, 1 large paintbrush, Molly’s Captivating Crafts free templates – available to print below.
Step 1 – Stand your cereal box up straight like this, so you can decorate the front and the back.
Step 2 – Cover your cereal box in PVA glue.
Step 3 – Lay your wooden lolly sticks over the PVA glue and cover the front and back of your cereal box.
Step 4 – Leave to dry for 15 to 20 minutes.
Step 5 – Whilst your glue is drying cut out your windows, doors and three little pig characters with scissors.
Step 6 – Stick your individual pig faces onto your lolly sticks.
Step 7 – Stick your windows and doors onto your wooden house.
Step 8 – Cut out two triangles from cardboard, these triangles must be large enough to fit at the top of your cereal box.
Step 9 – Cover your two triangles with glue and cover with brown stripes of paper.
Step 10 – Whilst this is drying cover your toilet roll with a thin layer of glue and cover with small strips of brown paper, creating your chimney!
Step 11 – When your chimney is dry, Sellotape this to the left hand side of your box.
Step 12 – Attach your triangle roof to the top of your house; sticking the back flap with Sellotape to the inside of the box.
You now have your three little pig’s house made from wood!
But don’t worry there’s no big bad wolf nearby, phew!
You could also cover your cereal box with straw or use brick designs instead of using wooden lolly sticks!
Why not make all three little pigs their own house?
Have you completed your little pig’s house? If so, I’d love to know how you’ve got on. Let me know in the comments section below.