After our mission collecting conkers at the weekend and making conker soap we have dived into conker exploration and crafting!!
The conkers were explored using a bright light (the hand lens has gone for a wander)
Then out came the pipe cleaners!! And the drill!! We drilled the conkers to play a game of conkers, part drilled them to make conker creatures including this little guy, the conker spider!!
So to make the spider….
- First part drill a conker, so drill as you would to thread it and stop about half way through! This hole should be on the bottom of the conker
- Cut pipe cleaners into eight legs and bundle them together and insert them into the hole on the bottom of your conker
- Bend and shape all the pipe cleaners into leg shapes
- Carve holes or glue on googly eyes for the eyes
W reckoned these were angry eyes, I preferred the googly eyes!!