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Pull Along Toys

simple craft to try at homeHow clever are these easy to make box pull along toys – the kids can have any pet they like, and a great place for hiding their ‘important stuff’. All you need is a cardboard box for the body, more cardboard for the head, string, cellotape, a large button for the end of the pull string and some wool lengths for the tail.
click on for the how-to make notes

  • Draw the shape of your animal’s head onto some cardboard or stiff paper, then cut it out.
  • Use paint or pens to draw the face
  • Cut a strip of cardboard for the neck, and tape the head onto the end of it.
  • With a scissors or knife, cut a slit on the top front of your box and slide the other end of the neck through it. Use tape to secure it in place.
  • Now make another slit on the back end of your box for the tail. Insert your tail of choice into the slit and secure it with tape.
  • Finally, poke a hole in the front of your box and insert the string. Secure it with tape and tie on your button handle.
    Now Fido is ready for a walk!

via madebyjoel.blogspot.com

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