DLTK's Crafts for Kids
Stuffed Paper Bag Whale

stuffed paper bag whaleThis is a classic craft that we've likely all made when we were young.  It continues to be loads of fun for the kids!





Once the bag is dry:

Whale Pinata:

You can add wrapped candy to the stuffing and then allow the kids to break open their whales with a stick (like a pinata).  Having said that, I find the kids grow so attached to their creations that they don't really have the heart to break them.



Jonah and the Whale:

Draw a "paper person" and cut him out OR twist a pipecleaner into a person shape like shown to the right.  This is Jonah.

Stuff the whale a little ways, then insert your Jonah into the whale.   Finish stuffing and continue on with the craft instructions as normal.

The children will know Jonah is "trapped" inside their whale.



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