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Crafty Animal Projects for Kids


Hammer a Lion Animal Project
Try the Hammer a Lion Animal Project for kids.
Try the Hammer a Lion Animal Project for kids.
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Pound out a wild work of art in the Hammer a Lion animal project.

What You'll Need:

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Wood block
  • Small nails
  • Hammer

How to make the Hammer a Lion animal project:Step 1: Draw a lion on a piece of paper. Step 2: Imprint the design into your block of wood by placing the picture on the wood. Then retrace the lines with a pencil, pressing extra hard. Step 3: Now that you have the outline of the lion in the wood, hammer nails into the block of wood along the lines. Before you know it, you'll have three-dimensional art you can keep or give proudly as a gift. Remember this activity isn't limited to a lion -- you can create your own special design. Do you have a friend who just loves koalas? How about Aunt Jane who collects elephants? And don't limit yourself to just animals -- there are lots of objects that would make great pictures.

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