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Blue whale

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You will need:

  • Paper plate
  • White paper
  • Black marker pen
  • Blue paint
  • Paint brush
  • Googly eyes
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Stapler

How to make:

  1. Fold the paper plate in half.
  2. Draw the whale’s tale, mouth and eye onto one side the paper plate – click on template 1 below. Cut out along the dotted lines.
  3. Fold one corner of the plate to form the flat part of the whale’s nose, and turn the folded bit inside out.
  4. Open out the plate and pull the whale’s tail up straight – click on template 2 below.
  5. Staple together the edges forming the bottom of the whale’s nose, so he can stand firm.
  6. Cut a small hole for the whale’s blowhole – click on template 3 below.
  7. Roll up a 4 cm square piece of white paper and glue in place. Cut half-way down the roll and feather out the tiny strips. This will be the water coming from the whale’s blow hole.
  8. Paint the whale’s body using the blue paint.
  9. Stick on two googly eyes.
see template 1

Template 1

Blue whale template 2

Template 2

Blue whale template 3 (revised)

Template 3