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April Fools Day Crafts


Foot Juggling Ball
Kick-start the April Fool's Day fun with a juggling game for your feet.
Kick-start the April Fool's Day fun with a juggling game for your feet.

Make an April Fool's Day craft that turns into a game. Using balloons and sand, you can create a foot juggling ball that you and your friends can play with in the back yard.

What You'll Need:

12-inch balloon

Funnel

Sand

Pencil

Three 8-inch balloons

Scissors

Hole punch

(Balloons are choking hazards -- keep them and any broken pieces away from little children!) 12-inch balloon. Pour sand into the balloon, tapping with the end of a pencil if the funnel jams, until the balloon is about 4 inches across. Tie the stem.

Cut the stems off the 8-inch balloons. One at a time, stretch them over the sand-filled balloon, making sure the hole from the stem is on the opposite side each time.

Before you put on the final balloon, use the hole punch to make four or five holes in it. When you pull it over the ball, the color of the last balloon will show through the holes.

See how long you can keep the ball in the air. (Be sure to play outside -- Mom won't be happy if the ball breaks in the house!)

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