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Wacky Waving Inflatable Friend

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  • Fan
  • Trash Bags (We Used Small)
  • Tape
  • Scissors
  • Markers
  1. Tape your first bag onto the base of your fan so that the air is blowing into it.
  2. Cut a hole in the top of the bag.
  3. Tape your next bag over the hole of the previous bag.
  4. Repeat steps 2-3 until you’ve made your trash bag buddy as tall as you want it to be.
  5. Draw on a face to complete your wacky, waving inflatable friend.

Make It Unique: What accessories can you add? Will your wacky, waving inflatable friend have wacky, waving hair? Try using colorful bags to create clothes.

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