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Opposite Ads Craft
Dream up absurd products for the Opposite Ads Craft.
Dream up absurd products for the Opposite Ads Craft.

When you and your kids make the Opposite Ads Craft, you will make two or three ads for the same pretend product. Then show them to your friends to see which one "sells" your product the best.

How to Make the Opposite Ads Craft

What You'll Need:

  • Drawing Paper
  • Colored Pencils
  • Markers or Crayons

Step One: Think about how would you sell the worst video game, the yuckiest cookies, or the dumbest school. How could you eat, much less sell, computer chip cookies or slimy cookies?

Step Two: Advertisements always have a picture or a photo, writing called copy, and a headline. Invent your own yucky product.

Step Three: Draw a picture and headline for the worst ad, and give your product an awful name. If you don't want to sell something bad, sell something that isn't usually for sale. Sell a field trip, honesty, or a dentist appointment.

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