Stretching Snakes

Stretching Snakes craft

This early modeling project gives young children a feel for the power of plasticity. Everyone can be a successful sculptor with these snakes!

  • 1.

    Use your favorite Crayola® Washable Markers to color a handful of white Crayola Model Magic.

  • 2.

    Blend colors by folding, pounding, and squishing Model Magic. Knead just a bit for marbled colors. Add more marker color for darker hues.

  • 3.

    When you have the color you like, squeeze the Model Magic into a long shape. Put it on a table and roll the shape with your fingers and palms. Make your snake as thin and as long as you like. Add details to the snake's face and body by pressing on bits of Model Magic.