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Whale Watching

by Lucy (follow)
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It is whale watching season here on Australia's east coast and it is pretty easy to make some recycled egg carton whales to re-enact the seasonal Humpback whale migration. They are so cute and cheap to make, why not make a whole pod?



Egg carton whale
Two friendly whales


Time: 25 minutes
Age: Under 5's
Level: Easy



Egg carton whale
Cut out the egg carton cup


Materials

1 egg carton "cup"
2 googly eyes
Scissors
Glue
Pen
Colorful pipe cleaners
Sticky tape

Method

Cut out an egg carton "cup" to be the whale body.



Egg carton whale
Cut out a whale tail


Cut out some of the egg carton lid (the flat part) to be the whale's "tail" and body base.



Egg carton whale
Add some colored pipe cleaners


Make a hole in the whale's "head" and poke through some colored pipe cleaners to make a "spout".



Egg carton whale
Attach the body to the tail


Attach the whale's body to the tail, with some extra sticky taper glue.
*Glue on some googly eyes and draw on a friendly smile (or frown?).



Egg carton whale
Glue on googly eyes


Now your whale is ready for some fun - does he need some friends to play with? Maybe he could visit the octopus garden next door?

Categories
#Egg Carton
#Recycled
#Under The Sea
#Under 5s
#Easy
#Cheap
#Whale
#Ocean
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