Bean Bag Whale
Have a whale of a time making this bean bag Whale. Great for illustrating the story of Jonah and the Whale.
One Piece of Felt
Scrap of Black Felt
One Piece of Craft Foam or Cardboard
Foamie Sealife Stickers
Bean Bag Fill
Low Temp Glue Gun
Click on printables and print pattern. Fold felt piece in half and staple pattern to felt, stapling all around outline. Cut out. Lay one of the felt whales on your work station and run a thin bead of fabric glue all around the outside edges, leaving a 2" section on the bottom with no glue. (We found that fabri-tak glue is the only fabric glue that works well with felt.) Place the 2nd whale cut out directly on top of the first cut out. Cut two mouths and two eyes out of black felt. Glue in place. Let dry.
Pour one cup of bean bag fill into the opening on the bottom of the whale. Glue closed.
To make a background, hot glue an easel to the back of a foam sheet or piece of cardboard painted blue. Make little fish out of felt to create an ocean background.
This craft reprinted courtesy of Terri of MakingFriends.com.
Terri is the creator of makingfriends.com, freekidscrafts.com, scoutswaps.com and badginabag.com. Her work is republished all over the internet and is considered the queen of kids crafts.
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