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Block Buddies

Spring has arrived - baby ducks, chicks and rabbits are everywhere! Hold a BLOCK Party and craft a herd of these crafty critters. Crazy, easy and fun to do.

Spring has arrived - baby ducks, chicks and rabbits are everywhere! Hold a BLOCK Party and craft a herd of these crafty critters. Crazy, easy and fun to do.

block buddiesWhat you'll need:

  • 2′′ x 2′′ pine cut into 2′′ blocks
  • sand paper
  • biscuits #20 1261-967
  • biscuits #0 1261-949
  • black stove pipe wire 5463-107 (chick feet)
  • braided wire 2352-723 (bunny whiskers)
  • furniture nails 2136-316 (bunny nose)
  • drywall compound 1625-860 or Home Wall Repair compound 1625-414
  • artist's brushes 8212-463/533, hobby brush set 5712-142
  • foam brush 1613-775
  • Sharpie pens 5740-530 (for making the face details)
  • FlipGripTM 1132-232
  • mini hand saw 1128-096
  • hot glue gun 2047-145
  • paint in colours of your choice

Shown: yellow, white, orange, pink and brown


  1. Use the mini saw to cut the biscuits to create chicks' and ducks' beaks and ducks' feet.
  2. Paint all the pieces and let dry.
  3. Glue biscuits into place with the glue gun.


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For the Rabbit:
Use four #20 biscuits: two for the ears and two
for the feet. Nail a furniture nail into place for the nose and wrap braided wire around it to create whiskers. For a fluffy bunny tail, dab on a bit of drywall compound or glue and stick on a few cotton balls.

For the Chick:
Use five #0 biscuits: two for the wings, two for the tail, and one with the end cut off for the beak.
To make the feet: (see picture) Create a large loop from stove wire. Twist it together, leaving a length at either end. Cut a loop in the middle to create the feet. Drill a small hole into the bottom of the block leg, place a dab of hot glue on top of the wire and insert the wire into the hole.

For the Duck:
Use four #0 biscuits: two for the wings, two for the tail.
Use three #20 biscuits cut in half: two for the feet and one for the beak.

Let your imagination go and create new Block Buddies of your own!

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