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by Sarah Bell (follow)
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Not so scary at all, these balloon monsters are easy for kids to make and are fun to play with or use as a display to decorate a room.

Little kids would need a bit of help with cutting and pasting, and older kids will enjoy practicing their fine motor skills to make a fun creation. They won't even know they're developing these skills because they'll be having so much fun!



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You could even make up a story to go along with them for younger children, that these are good monsters which keep the bad monsters away.

Older children could make up their own monster stories and put on a show for the family for extended play, all while working on their literacy and storytelling skills.


Time: 15 minutes (this can be preparation or actual activity time)
Age: Under 5's, 5-10's, Over 10's, Any Age
Level: Easy, although Under 5's will need a little help with cutting and pasting

Materials
Balloon on a string
Paper
Marker pen
Cup (for tracing)
Craft Glue

Method
Blow up balloon and tie with a string. A bigger balloon will make a bigger monster, a smaller one will make a smaller monster.



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Draw 2 circles onto white paper using your cup as a guide



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Cut circles out (little kids may need a bit of help with this step)



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Draw small circles in the middle of the cut out circles. These will be your monster's pupils.



Glue eyes onto the monster. Complete by drawing features like teeth or eyebrows onto your monster and you're done! Now you can play with your monster or hang as a display.




Categories
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Over 10s
#Any Age
#Easy
#Imaginative Play
#Fine Motor Skills
#Toys
#Craft
#Balloon
#Monsters
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