Hatching Chicks

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Learn how to make a tiny hatching chick using cotton balls, glue and plastic Easter eggs.

By Donna Brown [Donna is an artist, parent and teacher from Maryland]

What You Need:

  • Plastic Easter Eggs
  • Yellow Cotton balls (buy them at the craft store or add food coloring to white cotton balls) OR use yellow pom poms.
  • Glue
  • Small Googly Eyes
  • Orange Construction Paper

What You Do:

Open the Easter Eggs and place a drop of glue in the bottom of one side of the egg.

Place the yellow cotton ball (or pom pom) on the dot of glue.

Then glue the small eyes to the cotton ball (or pom pom).

Cut out a small orange triangle to use as the chick’s beak and glue onto the cotton ball (or pom pom).


Image: B. K. Williams