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Puffy Fish

Materials

  1. Paper bag used for lunches
  2. Rubber band
  3. Old newspaper
  4. Markers or paints

Directions

Stuff the bag with crumpled newspaper until it is half full. Wind the rubber band tightly around the middle of the bag. Fan out the open end of the bag to form the fish's tail. Paint or color the body and tail. Using the marker, draw eyes and a mouth. Create a way to attach fins! Several puffy fish can be constructed and hung in a group from the ceiling or a shelf.

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From 365 Days of Creative Play by Sheila Ellison & Judith Gray. Copyright © 2005 by Sheila Ellison & Judith Gray. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with Sourcebooks, Inc.

Buy the book at www.amazon.com.


August 31, 2014



Leftovers make deliciously healthy lunches, and save a lot of time. Use last night's dinner leftovers as the basis of your child's lunch — adding just one or two extra ingredients can make it seem like an entirely different meal.


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