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Flip! Toss! Shake! Swing! What’s your trick for catching the ball in the cup? Make (and take) this game along to play with friends wherever you go!
Do you ever think about what life is like without video games or TV? Kids make their own toys. Variations of this Cup and Ball game are found around the world. It’s a real challenge to catch the attached ball in the hole!
Make the ball. Mix color from a Crayola Washable Marker into a small ball of white Crayola Model Magic compound. Knead to get a color you like. Form the ball around the end of a length of yarn. Air-dry the ball overnight. For extra strength, glue yarn in place. Air-dry the glue.
Create a catcher. Cut a cardboard triangle. Ask an adult to help cut a center hole that’s just the right size to hold the ball. Decorate both sides of your triangle. Punch a hole along the edge and tie the ball to it.
Play! Hold the triangle in your hand. Swing the ball to catch it. Experiment with different sizes of balls, triangles, holes, and lengths of yarn. Invent techniques for tossing the ball. What works best for you and your friends?
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Create an ancient game with a modern twist - Crayola® Model Magic® bones! Have fun playing Knucklebones!
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Drive your bull home with this exciting game! These traditional rules are borrowed from Sudan. Crayola® Model Magic® and
Have a party coming up? Involve kids in planning and preparations. Create your own piñata to accentuate your theme.
Make any celebration colorful and memorable with a handmade paper maché piñata filled with parent-friendly and kid-fun C
Imagine you are a Lenape boy learning how to hunt wild turkey. What would you use? A bolo you made yourself, of course!
Make your own action figures with Model Magic®! Show your best karate moves. Invent exciting self-defense scenes.
Count on creative fun with Crayola® Color Wonder™. Kids spend hours making pretend paper currency and their own billfold
Play checkers in a HUGE way—outdoors! Make a life-size game board you can walk on and invent your own giant checkers.