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Make local headlines with this cool April Fools trick. 

And you know what else, because this Instructable has bird feet in it, I can enter it in the birds contest.  And you can too!  Just make something involving birds in some way.

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Step 2: Measure your feet

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Measure the width and length of the flipflops you have chosen to sacrifice for this project.

Scale and print out your chosen footprints to fit reasonably within the area of the bottom of the sole of the shoe.

Step 3: Trace the footprints

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Using a sharpie or some other pen, trace the outlines of the footprints of your choosing onto the bottoms of one pair of flipflops

Step 4: Cut out the shapes

Using a big pair of scissors (or a foam cutter), cut out the footprint shapes.

Remember to make left and right images, if they should be mirrored, remember to do that. 

Step 5: Prepare the glue

Lay out the shoe and the shape. 

Apply the contact cement to the footprint shape.

Press it onto the bottom of the shoe so you can see where to apply glue there.

Remove it again.

Apply glue to the shoe in the places where the footprint will be attached.

Lay the two separated pieces out somewhere with good ventilation.

Let that set for 15 minutes.

Step 7: Go stomp around

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Go outside somewhere sandy or muddy and walk around.

Admire your strange footprints.

Hide in the bushes and see if any passers by notice it.

Hee hee har!

nemoyoder11 months ago
would work in snow to
oviiic1 year ago
This is a joke?
foobear (author)  oviiic1 year ago
bajablue1 year ago
Love the bird prints!
Oh that is a great idea! Don't forget to go "pigeon toed" when making those dinosaur tracks!
billbillt1 year ago
Very Cool!!..
iTixle1 year ago
By the end of this I was grinning so widely. Now I have such devious ideas. Great instructable. :)
foobear (author)  iTixle1 year ago
hehe! thank you! =)
drwebster1 year ago
love this,how fun!
RangerJ1 year ago
This very much reminds me of what a nutty biology teacher I had claimed to have done. He made a set of big chicken tracks and stamped them all around a local pond. Then he wrote a letter to the editor, saying that all the talk about a monster being seen in the pond area was a bunch of hokum.

Nobody had seen a monster (or even heard of one there) until he denied its existance, then everybody was seeing it.
that is so funny!
foobear (author)  RangerJ1 year ago
hah! that's funny! I remember, I think it was in the Dirk Gently series by Douglas Adams, that is where I first saw that protest and deny it approach to tempting interest:
pokemech1 year ago
Epic :) these would be fun to bring on a hike or something, were it is out in the wilderness, yet would still be seen by a lot of people :)
foobear (author)  pokemech1 year ago
Yeah, I think you could probably get some Yeti rumors started! ;)
ChrysN1 year ago
That is so clever. You can really freak people out with those.
foobear (author)  ChrysN1 year ago
Thank you ChrysN!