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Potato Head

Materials

  • Large baking potato
  • Scrub brush
  • Play dough or clay, felt scraps, buttons, raisins, miniature marshmallows, toothpicks, yarn or old plastic scouring pad, fabric or ribbon scraps

Directions

  1. Clean the potato well with a scrub brush. Give your child an assortment of items with which to decorate her potato.
  2. She can make facial features from play dough or clay, felt scraps, buttons, raisins, or miniature marshmallows and attach them with short toothpick pieces.
  3. She can use yarn or an old plastic scouring pad for hair and use fabric or ribbon scraps for a collar or hair decoration.
  4. If you like, have each family member create her own potato head.
  5. Photograph the potato head family before they become dinner.

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Copyright 2001 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Children's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


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