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Make this mobile for your room to hang above your bed.

Materials:

Few pieces of paper

Crayons, paint, markers or pencil crayons,

Scissors,

Glue,

String or wool.

Small paper plate or circle of cardboard,

Two straws or sticks.

Instructions:

To make templates: Trace the sea horse onto the piece of paper. Draw the outline of a fish on another piece. You can create as many as you want to fill up your mobile.

Colour the seahorse and fish shapes.

Cut out the template pieces along the outside lines.

Glue a back and front together for each template piece.

Let dry.

Make a small hole in the top of each piece and tie with string to the mobile.

Glue pieces of the string to a shell or piece of seaweed you have found. These will be natural mobile decorations.

Making the mobile:

Decorate the circle/paper plate with paint, markers or stickers.

Make a hole through the centre of the paper plate or circle of cardboard.

Arrange the straws in an X-shape and tie with wool.

Tie a long piece of wool to the centre of the X. Slide the circle of cardboard or paper plate onto the wool (through the hole you made)

Tape the straws to the plate to keep them in their X-shape and to help them balance.

String each mobile piece onto one of the straws (and in the centre, if desired)

Hang your mobile up with tape attached to the centre piece.

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