Elephants are the world’s largest land mammal. They use their superb trunks for many jobs, like consuming water or showering cool mud on themselves. Additionally they use their trunks the way in which we use our arms; to choose up objects and set them down. Cool!
Use your elephant sock puppet for a enjoyable playtime exercise or as an early math educating device. Arrange some peanuts on the desk and see what number of the elephant can accumulate, counting as you drop them in a bowl. We’d love to listen to your elephant sounds whereas taking part in along with your new elephant sock puppet.
Stuff you’ll want
- Paper plates
- Development paper, black and pink
- Gray craft paint
- Paint brush
- Glue stick
- Espresso cup
- Gray adult-sized sock
- Stapler or double sided tape
- Googly eyes
First, paint the underside of two paper plates with the gray craft paint. Strive matching the gray paint to your chosen sock for a practical impact. Set the paper plates apart to dry.
As soon as dry, place a espresso cup top-side down onto the unpainted facet of one of many plates. Place it within the centre in the direction of the underside, and hint round it with a marker. Subsequent, draw a circle inside your circle, leaving about ¼ inch inside the sting.
Grownup half: fastidiously pierce the centre of the circle and reduce out the smaller circle.
Subsequent, reduce one inch down from the highest of your espresso cup.
Place the highest of the reduce espresso cup contained in the sock with the rib of the cup and sock opening on the similar finish.
Place the sock contained in the paper plate gap from the unpainted facet. Push the sock nostril by the paper plate till the espresso cup rim and the plate join.
Now let’s make some elephant ears! Minimize the second paper plate in half. Spherical the sides to make ear shapes.
Connect the ears to the paper plate face with staples or double sided tape.
Glue the eyes in place. You may also reduce paper and make a crescent formed pink mouth. Strive utilizing black paper for eyebrows and eyelashes. Cute!
For extra enjoyable with elephants, watch Right here Comes The Fireplace Truck!
You’ll be able to even make the Right here Comes The Fireplace Truck Play Set Craft!
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