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Winsome Wind Sock

Watch what the weather can do.
 

Learning Benefits

Hover over each Learning Benefit below for a detailed explanation.
Creativity
Self-Expression
Science
Observation

What you need:

  • scissors
  • crayons
  • stapler/waterproof tape
  • hole punch
  • yarn
  • weatherproof paper (an overnight shipping envelope or disposable painter's coveralls)

 

What to do:

  1. Cut a square from the weatherproof paper.
     
  2. Invite your child to decorate the square with crayon illustrations.
     
  3. Cut a number of equally sized slits halfway up the square from the bottom to make tails.
     
  4. Using a stapler or strong, waterproof tape, attach the right and left sides of the square together from the top down to where the slits begin, to form a cylinder.
     
  5. Use a hole-punch to make four holes along the top edge of the cylinder and thread a piece of string or yarn through each of the holes. Tie the strings together a few inches from the opening, hang outside, and watch the wind do its thing.

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