Black Cat

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Materials

  • Child's blunt-tip safety scissors
  • Construction paper, poster board, or pencil and paper
  • Black tissue paper
  • Paintbrush
  • Glue
  • Googly eyes
  • Black string licorice
  • Pink construction paper, craft foam, or yarn (optional)
  • Black yarn (optional)

Instructions

  • Cut a simple cat shape from construction paper or draw the outline of a cat on paper.
  • Tear or cut the tissue paper into small pieces.
  • Have your child brush glue all over the cat shape, then press the tissue paper pieces onto the glue.
  • Glue on googly eyes and black string licorice whiskers.
  • If you like, glue on a nose cut from pink construction paper or fashioned from yarn.

Variations

Make the black cat from black yarn instead of black tissue paper
Follow instructions for step #1 above.
Snip the yarn into tiny pieces to make fuzz.
Sprinkle the fuzz on the cat and press it lightly with your finger to make it stick.
Have your child brush glue all over the cat shape.
Follow instructions for #4 and 5 above.
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