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30min Craft: Cardboard Fish

This craft is so quick and fun you’ll want to make a shoal :)

Prep Work – what to have ready in advance:
– Cut out a fish body and a few triangle shapes from cardboard
– make a couple of triangular cuts on the top and bottom of the body
– squirt some acrylic or poster paint blobs onto a paper plate
– cut a long length of wool
– gather some cardboard waste bits, toilet roll tubes, bottle tops or anything else you can think of for creating stamping patterns

The fun part
– encourage the smallies to paint one side of the cardboard shapes & let dry
– by dipping the bottle tops, toilet roll tubes etc in paint and stamping they can pattern and decorate the fish
– next tape or glue on the fins and tail
– stick on the eye
– loop around the tread for some added texture and hang

craft inspired by DeepSpaceSparkle

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