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Nature Crafts: Feather and Stick Mobile

Send little dreamers off to sleep beneath a gently swaying branch.

Learning Benefits


• a dry branch, about 2' long

• sandpaper

• string, thin rope, or twine

• felt and seashells

• tacky glue

PEEL the bark off the branch and sand any rough or peeling patches until smooth.

CUT felt into feather shapes.

CUT four pieces of string, each about a foot and a half long. Glue a few feathers and a shell to each, allow to dry, and tie them to the stick. Then hang the mobile using a longer piece of string.

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