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Woodpecker Toy

Stretch the rubber band and watch the woodpecker peck its way down the line.

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Participant Age: Under 7, 7 to 12
Approximate Cost: Under $10
Duration: 1 to 60 minutes
Difficulty:
Physical Challenge:
  • woodpecker pattern
  • card stock
  • plastic straw (cut down to 1")
  • rubber band (cut in half)
  • 2 beads
  • glue stick, scissors, and tape
Cut out the pattern.

Print the woodpecker pattern on card stock and cut it out.

Fold the pattern.

Fold the pattern in half and then tape the straw between the two bird halves. (See photo.)

Glue together.

Glue the two sides of the bird together. Let dry.

Add the rubber band.

Thread the rubber band through the straw. Then tie a bead to each end of the rubber band.


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