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Cotton Bud Skeletons

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Cotton Bud Skeletons All Free Crafts

Create these "friendly" skeletons for Halloween. 

Materials Needed: 

  • black paper (A4 size) 
  • glue
  • cotton buds
  • skeleton head (pre-cut) 

What to do: 

  • Help the children to create a skeleton with the cotton buds.
  • Glue the cotton buds onto the black paper. 
  • Add the skeleton head to the top of the body. 
  • Decorate it. 

Hints and Tips: 

  • For younger children, draw the skeleton with a pencil so they can glue the cotton buds on top. 
  • Add accessories such as a bow tie, hair bow, top hat etc. 
  • Add glitter.
  • Precut the cotton bud sizes so it's easier for the younger children. 

Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 3 year+
  • Number of Children: Individual (1), Couple (2)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    follows directions
    established hand preference

  • Play Based Learning: Creative Play
  • Interest Areas: Art and Craft
  • Games Categories: Art and Craft, Fine Motor Skills, Learning Games
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 4, Learning Outcome 5
  • Sub Outcomes:

     4.3 Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another.

    5.4 Children begin to understand how symbols and pattern systems work.

Last modified on Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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