Manny The Monkey

Materials

  • Paper plates, two
  • Construction paper: brown, gold, red, purple
  • Brown acrylic paint
  • Wiggle eyes, two large
  • Brown marker
  • Yarn, 10” length
  • Craft glue

Tools

  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Stapler and staples
  • Paintbrush
  • Newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • On covered work surface, paint paper plates brown. Let dry.

STEP 2

  • Print and cut out pattern. Cut head from brown paper and face from gold paper.

STEP 3

  • Have kids trace hands on brown paper (for monkey’s hands) and feet on gold paper (for monkey’s feet). Cut out.

STEP 4

  • Cut five hearts from red paper and one heart from purple paper.

STEP 5

  • Cut top from one paper plate. Use cut scrap for tail piece. Glue large cut paper plate on front of other plate, creating pocket.

STEP 6

  • Use brown marker to outline plates (body) and draw details on face. Glue eyes on face.

STEP 7

  • Glue hearts on tummy, hands on sides, and feet on bottom. Glue tail on back of body.

STEP 8

  • To hang, measure and cut 10” yarn length. Glue or staple yarn ends on back of body.
by Meggan Maravich

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2606/6f26e312-1c49-446c-8a65-2e310f1ba21f.pdf



Manny the Monkey
Manny the Monkey