How Cute are these little wavy paper jellyfish? The idea for these actually came about when I was making my Halloween paper ghosts and my son said how they looked like Jellyfish. He absolutely loves all things under the sea so I tweaked about with the original craft and came up with these. i’m pretty pleased with them too!
You will need
2 pieces of Coloured paper White paper Black paper or marker Scissors glue
To make the body of your jellyfish; take your two pieces of coloured paper and glue them together in the portrait position.
Use your scissors to Round off the top corners of your paper. This will make the dome shape of your jellyfish.
Take your scissors and cut strips into the bottom of your jellyfish. Stretch them up to about half way up your top piece of paper.
Now, take your first strip and begin folding it using accordion folds (like a fan) by following a pattern of folding one way and then back the other.
Repeat this step with the rest of your strips.
Now to finish your wavy paper jellyfish! cut and stick two white circles for the eyes and then using your marker or black paper; add two pupils and a smiley mouth.
If you've followed the blog at all you will know that my son is mad about all things under the sea. He loves learning about the ocean environment and its inhabitants though his books and we read some of national geographic kids ultimate oceanpedia almost every single day. He loves watching documentaries together too and more often than not hes the one teaching me something new! It was actually him who gave me the idea for this cute paper plate jellyfish
Today I'm back again with another pipe cleaner craft! We had so much fun making these yesterday and came up with some really fun little ideas. I think though that these pipe cleaner snail magnets are my favourite of the day. They're just so adorable and once you get the hang of them they're really easy to make too. We have a whole garden full of them on our fridge right now!
How sweet are these little pipe cleaner apple magnets? It took us a couple of tries to perfect them but now weve got them figured and wanted to share them with you all! In fact, we've got so good at making them that it only takes us a few minutes on each. My son recently Made some sweet apple and worm cards for his teachers as due to current situation he wont be going back to school this year and he wanted to make extra to gift them too. Such a sweet little idea!
We have a massive collection of pipe cleaners that we have amassed over the last few months. For some reason though we never really use them much so our collection has just been growing and growing. After the millionth time of putting them back in the drawer after the kids have thrown them everywhere I decided it was time we actually made something with them. I actually came up with the idea for these pipecleaner bumble bee magnets whilst my son was sat twisting a brown and a yellow pipecleaner together. It took both him and me a couple of times to get the hang of it but now were bumble bee making pros!