Did you know that the Brown Eyed Susan are a member of the Sunflower family? They look similar with their sunny petals and dark centers. Some varities can even grow to up to 6' tall, though most are around 3'. They are native to North American and can be found in field, in ditches and along highways from the East Coast to the Rockies.
Makes 1 pincushion & incudes all needles, fiber, materials & instructions.
Did you know that Whimsical is defined as: "playfully quaint or fanciful especially in an appealing and amusing way." Don't you think that accurately describes Wilma? We've played up the owl's most distinctive feature - their eyes.
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Did you know that Barn Owls do not hoot? They screach and hiss. And since they hunt at night, that can sound really errie. But this Barn Owl will sit quietly next to you and keep you company.
Did you know that the Hoot Owl can be heard hooting during the day? They seem to say "Who cooks for you" with their staccato whos on the first three calls and drawing out the last hoot in the series. .
OWLIVER - an ArtDECOwl - is so much fun to create. When you make him, you'll learn HOW-TO sculpt a form in the desired shape. Then you'll love to color him with fiber and a needle. You'll also enjoy learning how to create indented areas and attach 3-D objects like the beak.
This adorable penguin is so cool! He'll warm your heart and make you smile all winter. Soft alpaca fibers make him so squeezable and fun to hold. This pocket penguin is only 4" tall.
Pepin is easy to make with our step by step instructions. He is sculpted with felting needles (included) using easy to felt sculpting material. Then "color" him with the soft alpaca fiber (included).
Did you know that the Snowy Owl (a.k.a. Arctic Owl and the Great White Owl) is one of the largest owls in the world. They have a wing span of about 6' and are 20" - 28" long.
Snowy Owls primarily live around the Arctic Circle in the tundra, but have been found as far south as Texas and even the Carribean when searching for food.
The Cookie Cutter Kits are so much fun to make. Use the cookie cutter as a template. It keeps the felting needles away from your fingers and the fibers contained. Then add the details with the felting needle. Color it simple, use our designs as a guide or get creative and design your own.
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Did you know that the Bur Oak tree which is native to North America, grows the largest acorn? Bur acorns can grow to be 2", but most measure 1 1/2".
"Mighty oaks from little acorns grow". Words to live by - it means great things start from small beginnings. It is believed that this is a 14th century proverb. Why not make a garland of these small acorns to remind you that you can do it, be it or make it.
Did you know that the American alligator is the largest reptile in North America? They can be 8' - 10' long and weight about 1,000 pounds. They have between 72-80 very sharp teeth in their very big mouth at any time. And they can grow about 2,000 teeth in their lifetime
Did you know that there are 4 species of moose? The largest is the Alaskan Moose which stands 7' tall and has antler span of 6'. These large animals have big appetities anc can eat 73 pounds of shrubs, woody 7 aquatic plants during the summer.
Did you know that Trout are like chameleons? They can change their color when they change their habitait to create a more effect camoflauge, or as they age or when they are ready to spawn. That's one talented fish!
The Brown Trout is a very common species.
Did you know how big a buffalo is? Well, they are 6'-7' long, 5'-6' tall, their tail is 3' long and they weigh about 2,000 pounds. They live in the prairie and eat about 60 pounds of grass a day. Buffalos can live to be about 30 years old. Buffalo have 2 types of fur, the outer hair is long and course while the undercoat is short and very soft.
Although smaller than wolves, did you know that coyotes are also known as Prairie Wolves or Brush Wolves? They once primiarly lived in prairies and deserts. Now this member of the dog family has colonized in most of North American even the mountains and in some cities.
The American Crow can be found throughout the United States. They are a large bird about 17" long. There are about 45 species of crows which can be found around the world. Ravens, a larger bird in the crow family is found in Europe. Other birds in this family are the rooks, jays, magpies and nutcrackers.
Did you know there are 914 species of wild birds in North America? We all love to watch wild birds with all of their colorful feathers. Many birds have blue feathers including the Bluebird, Blue Jay, Blue Bunting and the Indigo Bunting. Get real or get crazy, with this kit, you can decorate your birds wherever your imagine takes you.
Did you know that there are over 150 species of owls? I bet you won't find one this cute in the wild. Use your imagination to create your one-of-a-kind cute owl.
Did you know that the dragonfly has a wingspan between 2" - 5"? They have 2 sets of wings that flap about 30 times a second. Compare that to a hummingbird whose wings beat 70 times per second.
Did you know that a FOX is a member of the dog family? A grey fox can retract its claws, just like a cat. Do you know what a group of foxes are called? It's called a skull or leash. Who knew?
You'll find these lizards in hot climates. They like deserts, but you'll also find them in rainforests. You can make 2 geckos for your own habitat.
Did you know that the MOOSE is the largest member of the deer family? If you want to look for a wild moose, you can travel to Northern New England, Upstate New York, upper Rocky Mountains, Minnesota, Michigan's upper peninsula, Isle Royale in Lake Superior and Alaska.
Did you know that a moose nostril is 4" wide and droops over their front lip? AND they have the ability to close their nostrils when they swim or eat aquatic plants? Moose are excellent swimmers.They can swim about 6 mph.
Did you know that Black Bears are not just black? They can be brown, grey, and cinnamon.They can lrun 35 mph and live to be about 25 years old. Black bears can be found in 40 states. They live in forests and often feed in the grassy meadows. They like to eat berries, bugs and plants.
Oak trees can be found throughout the United States. Make these oak leaves to decorate for fall.
Aren't penguins cute? Did you know that penguins live naturally in the Southern Hemisphere? We think of penguins living in the cold, but some penguins live where it's warm. The Galapogas penguin actually lives by the equator. How cool is that?
Did you know that there are 17 species of penguins? All penguins are black and white. It's the perfect camouflage when they are swimming in the ocean. The tallest penguin is the Emperor penguin reaching approximately 4'! The smallest is the Galapagos which is only about 19".
Polar Bears live around the Arctic Circle, so you'll find them in Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Norway and Russia. They do not live in Antartica, or at the South Pole. Polar Bears are big animals. They measure 3 .5 - 5' when standing on all fours and up to 10' when they stand up on 2 feet.
Did you know that Rainbow Trout are actually members of the Salmon family? Like Salmon, they swim up stream and return to the same spot they were hatched.
These colorful fish also belong a group called the Black Spotted Group, because of their spots. Their colors can range from brown to olive to dark blue, but always have a pink down the center.
Did you know that only wild Salmon are pink in color? Just like flamingos, it's because of their diet. Wild Salmon eat crustaceans (like shrimp) in the ocean that have carotenoids which give them their beautiful salmon color.
Depending on the species, Salmon are between 20" to 5' in length and can weigh 4 - 150 pounds. Cherry Salmon are the smallest and the Chinook Salmon is the largest species.
As fall approaches squirrels get busy finding nuts to store for the winter. They eat mostly nuts, fruits, bark, and seeds but will supplement with bird eggs and bugs if necessary.
Did you know that there are about 280 species of squirrels?
Squirrels have big eyes and bushy tails. Their big eyes help them keep a look out for preditors.
I personally love Sunflowers, but I'm from Kansas where they grow wild and are the state flower. You can see Sunflowers grow wild in warm climates such as the Midwest. Sunflowers are also grown as a crop. They are harvested for their seeds that are a favorite food for birds and people.
Trout is general name of several species of fish. There are nearly 50 different types of trout. They are one COOL FISH - they live in cool streams and lakes (50 - 60 degrees). Did you know that young trout are called troutlets, troutlings or fry?
Fall has such bright colors. That's why we decorated this turkey with these fun, hand dyed colors. How will you color your turkey? Did you know that wild turkeys can be found in marshes, open fields, and forests with hardwood and conifer trees. If you're lucky, you might see one in a field at daybreak or in the evening eating grains.
Did you know that there are approximately 10,000 species of birds? Half of those are considered songbirds. Birds sing for many reasons, it's their form of communication. You can communicate words of peace, encouragement, congratulations or even doodle.
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