Day #47 Wiggly Jiggly Jellyfish

sara le rouxby Sara le Roux,  Owner and Inspirer at The Creation Station Penistone and District

After the mix up with the coffee filters last time, I finally got hold of some of the big ‘frilly’ filters that we needed.  First up….a jiggly jelly fish!

What You’ll Need

  • 2 x Coffee filters – the big ‘frilly’ catering kind
  • Washable markers – we used Crayola
  • Curling ribbon
  • Water
  • Pipette

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Just like we did back in ‘Fluttery Filters’ Boo got to work colouring the coffee filters with the washable markers.

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When he was done I handed him a pipette and a (small) cup of water and let him experiment dripping, dabbing and pouring water onto the filters.  We watched the colours soak up the water and create lovely swirly patterns.

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When Boo was done we put the filters to one side to dry.

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Placing one filter on top of the other, we stapled around the edges and left a small gap so that we could stuff it with ‘filling’ (cotton wool, toilet paper, newspaper – whatever you have!) before stapling it shut.  Add a bit of curling ribbon for its tentacles (and a hanger)  – Boo decided against the crepe paper strips shown in the photo – and there you go….

Wiggly, jiggly jellyfish 🙂

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Prep Time: 5 minutes

Activity Time: 20 minutes (not including drying)

Day #47 DONE! 53 to go!

Sara x

 

(original tutorial found on tippytoecrafts)

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