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Here's a quick but satisfying project to make a pleated fan with a wooden clothes peg handle. We decorated ours with chalk pastels on a dark background - this was a fun change from the usual crayons and paint.

Time: 15 minutes
Age: Any Age
Level: Easy

Materials
Piece of dark coloured thin card or thick paper
Wooden clothes peg (dolly peg)
Chalk pastels
Spray matt varnish or hairspray



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Method
Decorate your paper using the chalk pastels. Have fun exploring making bright shapes on a dark background and smudging the chalk.



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Once you're happy with the design, spray with Matt varnish or hairspray to fix the chalk.
Fold the paper into a concertina.



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Insert the concertina into the slit in the wooden clothes peg.



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Slide the concertina into the slit in the peg to make a sturdy handle


Your fan is now ready to use.

Please upload a picture of your creation via the comments forum.

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