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Egyptian Mobile

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These Egyptian shapes look great when hanging from a mobile. Decorate your Egyptian shapes any way you please!

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  • Step 1Use pencil, paint or markers to colour in your Egyptian shapes.
  • Step 2These Egyptian shapes can be decorated in a number of ways. You could use glitter or gems to add a touch of sparkle!
  • Step 3Using a hole punch cut holes in each of the cardboard shapes.
  • Step 4Use a hot glue gun to join four wooden dowels in a ‘T’ shape. Adult supervision is recommend when using a hot glue gun.
  • Step 5Tie twine around the join to give your mobile more stability.
  • Step 6Tie a length of twine to the end of each of the dowels and one around the middle join. These will hang your Egyptian shapes. Use glue to hold the twine in place.
  • Step 7Thread your decorated shapes onto the bottom of the twine. Tie the twine around the shapes to hold them in place.
  • Step 8Tie twine to each top end of the mobile and tie them together. This will allow you to hang your mobile.

Materials used in this activity

Crayola Triangular Coloured Pencils Deskpack - Pack of 48
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Student Scissors - Pack of 20
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CleverPatch Glue Gun - Low Melt
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CleverPatch Glitter Glue - 35g - Pack of 24
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CleverPatch Triangular Maxi Coloured Markers - Pack of 10
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Wooden Dowel - Natural - Pack of 25
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