Pink Flamingo Party

Pink Flamingo Party craft

Think PINK and liven up any picnic or party! Create a stunning flamingo centerpiece with matching napkin rings. Steamed shrimp anyone?

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    Find pictures of flamingos. Read <EM>Flamingo </EM>or find information about these fascinating birds on the Internet. Find out about their habitats and eating habits. You may want to plan your menu with their favorite food!

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    To make a flamingo: On a large sheet of construction paper, use Crayola® Erasable Colored Pencils to draw a flamingo. Is it standing on one leg or two? Color it with Crayola Markers. Cut it out with Crayola Scissors.

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    Trace around your flamingo on cardboard. Cut it out. Attach flamingo to cardboard with Crayola School Glue. Dry.

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    To form a palm tree: Use Crayola Markers to color a cardboard paper towel roll to look like a trunk. On white construction paper, use colored pencils to draw large palm leaves and coconuts. Color them on both sides with markers. Cut them out. Add Crayola

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    Make several slits in the top of your tree trunk. Slide a leaf into each slit. Glue on leaves. Glue coconuts between leaves. Dry.

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    To create an island: Turn a recycled foam produce tray upside down. Trace around it on paper. Color paper with shades of blue marker to resemble water. Cut out waves and glue to the flat tray. Dry.

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    Draw strips of ocean waves on paper. Color waves with marker. Cut them out. Glue waves around the outside of the tray. Dry.

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    Have an adult cut a circle in the foam tray. Insert your palm tree. Glue palm tree and flamingo to the scene. Dry.

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    To design napkin rings: On paper, use colored pencils to draw small pictures of flamingos, palm leaves, and coconuts. Color with markers. Cut out. Add glitter glue for shine. Dry.

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    Cut a cardboard paper towel roll into napkin rings. Color with markers. Glue leaves, coconuts, and a flamingo to each ring. Dry.

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    Fill rings with Hallmark™ napkins and utensils. It's time for a Pink Flamingo Party!