Colorful Anemones

Colorful Anemones craft

Colorful sea anemones look like flowers when their tentacles wave in the water—but looks are deceiving. They are really animals with stinging tentacles that eat fish! Show the underwater action in a triarama.

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    Decorate your triarama. Cut a recycled file folder into a square with Crayola® Scissors. Fold it in half, point to point. Open and fold it in half the other way, point to point. Cut along one fold from the corner to the center of the square. At the cut line, place one triangle on top of the other to see how your triarama will stand up. Unfold.

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    Use Crayola Twistables to color a bright undersea background. Color a seabed on one bottom triangle. Fold the decorated bottom triangle over the plain one. Glue it into place with Crayola School Glue to create your triarama.

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    Add sea creatures. On separate paper, draw and color vibrant sea creatures. Cut out the creatures and glue them to the triarama.

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    Sculpt an anemone. To make a sea anemone, roll Crayola Model Magic into a ball. Slightly flatten the ball. Roll more Model Magic into long, thin ropes. Cut them into pieces. Press the ropes onto the top of the ball to create the wild tentacles of a sea an

  • 5.

    Draw a clownfish. Draw and color an orange and white striped clownfish. Cut it out. Place the clownfish in its new home, the center of the sea anemone. Try saying anemones really fast, three times!