CARPET ROLL TUBE TOTEM POLE

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After finding a carpet roll tube in a skip we decided that we wanted to make our own totem pole, so we set about drawing and painting it and then with some team work and effort we lugged it up a really big hill to stand it up in all it’s glory overlooking the valleys of South Wales…
(We used normal paint to paint it so made sure it was a sunny day when we headed out, we bought it back home and it now stands proudly as a reminder of our efforts in the corner of the living room)

Here’s how we got on…

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Even the littlest members of the family helped carry it!

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Once up the top of the hill we did lots of shouting into our tube..

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We even had a little sibling rivalry and donking on heads 😉

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And finally we started to stand our pole!

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We stood it!! TEAMWORK ACHIEVED! it looked great…

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MILK CARTON BUTTERFLIES

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Full of the joys of spring and with a lovely blue sky overhead we decided we wanted to bring some colour to the trees…
So we made some beautiful butterflies…

Here’s how we did it..

We washed out some empty milk cartons.

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I then carefully cut the carton into strips and drew butterflies on them for the kids to carefully cut out..

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Once we had our shapes we coloured our butterflies in with permanent marker pens..

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They looked great! We stuck some gems to some of them..

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We finished by poking a paper clip through each one to hang in the trees.

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We then set about hanging them in the trees..

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They looked BEAUTIFUL 🙂

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