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Turn a stiff recycled file folder into a flexible reptile. Crayola® Gel Markers create colorful skin on this sculpture!
The way reptiles move is unique. Their undulating scaly skin propels them across rocky and uneven surfaces. Here's one way to make your own wiggly, iridescent reptile from a recycled file folder.
With Crayola Scissors, cut edges off a file folder to create a rectangle. Fold the file folder in half the long way. Using a straight edge and Crayola Erasable Colored Pencils, draw a line from the top of the fold diagonally across to the bottom outside corner. Cut along this line. Save scraps.
Fold triangle in half. Cut off uneven ends. Open folded triangle. On the side of the folder with the raised center crease, draw patterns to create the textured skin of a lizard, alligator, crocodile, or snake with Crayola Gel Markers.
Fold decorated outside edges into the center crease, much like an inverted paper airplane. Open the folded edges and flatten the triangle back in half along the center crease.
Make several cuts about a finger width apart, cutting through the center crease. The cuts should run the length of the fold up to the point of the side creases formed in previous step. Don't make cuts too close to the triangle point.
Open up the file folder, keeping the center crease as the top of the animal. Overlap the two uncut sections on top of each other and glue them together with Crayola School Glue to form the animal's belly. This will create a 3-D accordion-shaped animal wit
From scraps, cut two identical pieces for the top and bottom of the animal's head. Draw animal's facial features inside the mouth and outside its head. Crease the top piece and glue it along the top of the body. Glue flat mouth in place. Cut feet and deco
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