STEP 1: Cut 3″ head shape from yellow cardstock. Also cut 2 ears and a rounded triangle face. Set aside.
STEP 2: Cut 36 strips of orange cardstock 1/8″ wide by 4 1/4″ long. I recommend the paper cutter!
STEP 3: Cut small orange nose from remaining orange cardstock.
STEP 4: Curl each strip around toothpick (this is a great introduction to quilling) to create a flat spiral. This step was time consuming and was beyond LC’s ability, so I did this as part of the prep work before I got him involved.
STEP 6: Use craft glue to attach ears. Assemble face, adding googly eyes and nose, then glue face on top of curls.
STEP 7: Glue two clothespins to the back of lion with the part that opens facing up so they can hold a note. I used a low temp glue gun for this part.
STEP 8: Add a cute note and enjoy!