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Patchwork Milk Carton Elephant

by Claire Winlow (follow)
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Turn an empty plastic milk carton into a colourful patchwork elephant.



Milk carton, elephant, preschool, safari, recycled


Time: 20 minutes
Age: Under 5's
Level: Medium

Materials
Plastic milk carton
Tissue paper
Glue
Googly Eyes



Milk carton, elephant, preschool, safari, recycled


Method
Cut the end off the milk carton, leaving the handle to become the trunk.
Draw two semi circles on the side and cut out to create the legs.



Milk carton, elephant, preschool, safari, recycled



Milk carton, elephant, preschool, safari, recycled


Spread glue all over.
Paste on scraps of paper and tissue paper all over the body.



Milk carton, elephant, preschool, safari, recycled



Milk carton, elephant, preschool, safari, recycled


Stick on some googly eyes to bring your elephant to life.

My 3 year old was very proud to show his Daddy the elephant he had created.

Categories
#Under 5s
#Medium
#Elephant
#Recycled
#Safari
#Jungle
#World Book Day
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