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Participant Age: 
Under 7
Approximate Cost: 
Under $10
Duration: 
1 to 60 minutes
Date submitted: 
07/13/2012
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Physical Challenge: 
Elephant Armband
Painting can be tons of fun with a little help from this blue elephant!
Materials
  • Craft glue
  • 2 googly eyes
  • Silver craft paint and paint brush or silver marking pen
  • Elephant armband pattern
  • Pencil
  • Large sheet of blue poster board
  • Scissors
Steps
Step 1
Download and Print the Pattern

Download and print the elephant armband pattern.

Step 2
Cut Out Elephant Templates

Cut out the three elephant templates, place them on blue poster board, and cut around the outlines. Now you have three blue poster-board shapes.

Step 3
Draw Elephant's Face

On the elephant's face, use a silver marking pen or craft paint to draw the elephant's eyebrows, trunk, and tusks as shown. Glue wiggle eyes in place.

Step 4
Make the Armband

Adjust the armband to fit securely around your child's arm. Glue in place. Then glue the armband onto the back of the poster-board face.

Step 5
Draw Elephant's Ears

Outline the elephant ears with a silver marking pen or craft paint. Glue the poster-board armband onto the center of the poster-board ears.

Step 6
Wear Your Armband

Slide the armband up your arm and paint as an elephant would!

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