Paper Plate Shark Craft
Our craft today, started with D (age 8), fringing the edge of a folded paper plate, in triangles. Then folding them down, to make a shark's jaw. As he colored the outside gray, he was trying to figure out how to attach google eyes, without making the tooth-filled mouth, look like a crab, or too much like his monster mouth craft. Finally, he decided it needed a body. So, I cut a simple fish-like outline, from blue construction paper, while he worked on drawing, and cutting out, a small snack…
Ophelia's school carnival
Every year the children at Ophelia's school prepare something for the local carnival. This year the parade was on 1st April. They were all wearing their own painted fish. The patterns and colours on the fish were so beautiful.