Paper Plate Snake

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Paint or colour a hanging snake mobile for Chinese New Year


Paper plates


Paint or decorate both sides of the paper plate green or whatever color you want your snake to be, you could try to add texture with sponges too then allow it to dry.

Start cutting the plate, working from the outside-in, cut into a spiral shape. The outside edge will be the tail and the inside edge will be the head, so you want to cut the outside edge a little thinner and get thicker as you get towards the middle.

Now you can make your snake's face. Glue on a couple of goggley eyes. Cut a short piece of ribbon and glue it on the edge of the plate too look like a tongue. Add a piece of string in order to hang it up.


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