Then folding them down, to make a shark's jaw.
As he colored the outside gray, he was trying to figure out how to attach google eyes, without making the tooth-filled mouth, look like a crab, or too much like his monster mouth craft.
Finally, he decided it needed a body. So, I cut a simple fish-like outline, from blue construction paper, while he worked on drawing, and cutting out, a small snack for his friend.
E, glued the pieces together for us, and D added a few final touches.
Younger children might enjoy this craft along with Nick Ward's Don't Eat the Teacher...
...or Winifred Morris' What if the Shark Wears Tennis Shoes?
For more story based arts and crafts for children, check out this week's stART (story + ART) link-up, at A Mommy's Adventures.
It's great to be a homeschooler.