Crafts with Fifi: Flying Furballs Bi-Plane

Never be stuck for something to do! Keep your hands and brain busy with glue, tape and scissors – and have crafty fun with Fifi!

Flying Furballs is Donovan Bixley’s airborne adventure series which pitches cats against DOGZ. This craft was inspired by Unmasked, the most recent in the series, but owes its design to Dogfight. The publisher for the series is Upstart Press.

1. What you need

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2. Download and Print the Template

3. Body Assembly

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4. Propeller Assembly

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5. Wheel assembly

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6. Paint and let it dry

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7. Put it all together

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Find out more about Flying Furballs, by Donovan Bixley here.

Download the PDF for this craft to take home next week.


Check out more of Fifi’s crafts here!

Fifi Colston

Fifi Colston is a freelancer with fingers in many creative pies. She is a published junior fiction novelist, children’s book illustrator of more than 50 titles, poet and a long-standing television presenter of arts and crafts on firstly TVNZ’s WhatNowand then TheGoodMorningShow. Fifi is a veteran of Wearable Arts; a finalist and award winner over 26 years with 26 entries in show. She also works in the New Zealand film industry as a costumier, puppet maker and illustrator.

When she has a moment, Fifi visits schools and community groups, inspires budding artists and writers and runs workshops in creative process. You can find her at