DLTK's Crafts for Kids
Alligator Paper Craft
Contributed by Leanne Guenther
This is a simple cut and paste paper craft good "just for fun",
a reptile theme, or a Florida/Louisiana, USA or China theme.
There are only two countries in the world that have alligators.
The alligators in China are an endangered species. American
alligators are not -- they live from the Carolinas to Florida and
along the Gulf Coast.
- something to colour with if using the B&W version,
- glue, and
- You can use brass tacks ("brads") instead of glue to attach the tail if you
want it to be moveable.
- Print out the template of choice.
- Colour (where appropriate) and cut out the template pieces.
- Glue the alligator together in the following order:
- head onto the body
- glue the feet onto the body
- glue the arms onto the body
- glue the tail onto the body
- See picture on the template for further help
- Close the template window after printing to return to this screen.
- Set page margins to zero if you have trouble fitting the template on one page (FILE, PAGE SETUP or FILE, PRINTER SETUP in most browsers).
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