This week’s Unplugged Project has the theme “Long“, and Mommy wanted to take a crack at it with Bee this time. I provided emotional support and some creative consultation.
We came up with the idea of making a long stuffed snake – in part because I have some annoying gigantic socks that would go up to my knees if I wore them.
Materials used – two long socks, fabric paint, fabric markers, buttons, ribbon, needle/thread, some sequins, and stuffing.
1 – Stuff the socks.
2 – Decorate – this step can be done before or after everything is stitched together, they did it before.
(this stage was a good opportunity to talk about evolutionary adaptation – where green snakes live as opposed to brown ones, how they differ in the way they hide themselves, get their food, etc.)
3 – Add a Face – Mommy used button eyes, a ribbon tongue and Bee wanted the snake to have blue hair.
4 – Stitch the two halves together
(I was impressed that Bee thought to use the fabric paint as glue for sequins)
Here is the final product – we all like it a lot 🙂