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Elephant Balloon
The elephant balloon is an easy craft for kids.
The elephant balloon is an easy craft for kids.

Making balloon animals is a fun activity, and with a little twisting you can make your own elephant balloon.

How to Make an Elephant Balloon:

Step 1: Inflate a balloon, leaving an eight-inch tail.

Step 2: Pinch and twist three round bubbles. Hold the second and third bubbles together and twist-lock.

Step 3: Pinch and twist a two-inch bubble and two round bubbles. Hold the two round bubbles together and twist-lock.

Step 4: Fold the remaining balloon over, pinch, and twist-lock.

Folding the bubbles will create the elephant's ears.
Folding the bubbles will create the elephant's ears.

Step 5: Repeat step four once to make the other ear, being sure to leave a small bubble and a three- to four-inch section of the balloon tail for the head and trunk.

For a variation of your elephant balloon, keep reading to learn how to make a balloon hat.

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