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Super Hero Figures



Age Range: 7 to 12

Grade Range: 2 to 6

Skill Level: Easy

Appropriate for:
Make Believe, Every Day and Rainy Day Activities

Supports Subject Area(s) of:
Visual Arts

Time needed for project:
½ hour, plus drying time for the glue

Super Hero Figures
By Jennifer West

Materials Needed:
FloraCraft® Foam – 3” ball
FloraCraft® Foam – 2” ball – cut in half
Foam sheets – colors of your choice
Black marker
Elmer’s® Glue-All®
Serrated plastic knife

1.   Place the 2” ball on a flat surface and cut it in half. Take the toothpicks and attach the rounded portion of the halved balls to the bottom of the larger ball. See picture. (This is to create the feet for the superhero.)
2.  Take the foam sheets and cut them out into different superhero designs. Use inspiration from your favorite superhero or design your own.
3.  Glue the cutout shapes to the ball.
4.  Allow the project to fully dry before playing and handling your superhero.

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