Amazing Animals

Amazing Animals craft

Run! Gallop! Fly! These colorful 3-D animals, made with recycled file folders, seem almost real. Make---and take---them anywhere you go.

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    Here’s an easy way to make 3-D animals. You’ll want to create flocks or herds of them to fill your own zoo, barnyard, or rainforest.

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    Open a file folder. Outline an animal so the fold is the middle of its back with a Crayola® Erasable Colored Pencil. Draw the creature all sprawled out. Remember, you can erase, just in case!,

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    Color the animal with your Crayola Crayons. Add lots of color and detail. Mix colors to make realistic fur. Press hard to get brilliant bird feathers.

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    Use Crayola Scissors to cut out your animal. Fold the legs, neck, or tail to give it a natural appearance.