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Scraps of cloth of old clothes turn into a delightful doll for hours of fun.
8 Strips of fabric 8" long for the body
2 smaller strips for scarfs
Strips to tie off hands and legs
Markers for face
Rag Dolls are simple to make will provide your kids with hours of entertainment.
Parental Involvement: Lots of teaching opportunities for knot tying, braiding, cutting, etc.
Kids Should Be Able to: Be safe with scissors
First hold the eight strips in your hand so the ends are even.
Second, using one of the smaller strips of fabric, tie a scarf on your doll's head.
Third, using another small strip of fabric, tie a scarf around your doll's neck.
Fourth, take three strips of fabric and braid them together to form an arm. Use a small strip of fabric to tie the ends of the arm together. Repeat to form the right arm.
Fifth, take a small strip of fabric and tie it onto the middle of your doll, forming the waist.
Next, tie a small strip of fabric onto two strips of the fabric to form your doll's feet.
Draw a face.
Next step: give your doll a name.
Finally, give your doll a lot of love! (Or give your action figure a lot of love, as the case may be.)
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