Friday, February 4, 2011

Ocean Diorama (

Ocean Diorama

Tools and Materials
Sardine tin (well washed and dried)
Nautical map
Blue paper
Toy Birds
Cutout images (from sardine label)
Fish cutout
Card stock

Ocean Diorama How-To
1. For background, trace bottom of well-washed sardine tin onto cardboard and a nautical map, and cut out; glue map onto cardboard, then glue inside tin.

2. Cut waves from blue paper, making tabs on bottom and sides for attaching to can; glue in place. Glue on shells, twigs, toy birds, and cutout images photocopied from sardine label, and cheesecloth for a net.

3. To make free-floating fish, glue fish cut out to one end of card stock strip folded at each end; glue other end to background.

4. Brush glue on floor of diorama; sprinkle with sand. To hang diorama, tape rope to back.

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