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Elephant Button Balloon Card

by Claire Winlow (follow)
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This is a cute little card that could be used for any occasion. Older kids will be able to do the whole activity themselves. For younger kids, an adult can cut out the elephant shape and let their child assemble and glue onto the card themselves.



Elephant, button, balloon, card


Elephants make a simple and easily identified outline but you could experiment with other animals or people.

Time: 20 minutes
Age: Over 10's
Level: Medium

Materials
Card
Wrapping paper
Buttons
Marker pen
Google eye

Method
Cut the outline of an elephant from a scrap of wrapping paper. Patterned paper gives a lovely effect.



Elephant, button, balloon, card
you only need a small leftover piece of wrapping paper


Stick the elephant to your card.



Elephant, button, balloon, card


Glue on some buttons to represent balloons and then draw on the strings down to the trunk.



Elephant, button, balloon, card



Elephant, button, balloon, card


Use your marker to draw the ear.
Draw an eye or use a google one for fun.

Categories
#Greeting Card
#Elephant
#Over 10s
#Button
#Medium
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