Introduction: Cardboard Tube Critters

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Toilet paper tubes, or any cardboard tubes



Step 1:

On one side, use your thumb or finger to push down the top of your toilet paper tube.

Step 2:

Repeat on the other side.

Step 3:

Design your creatures!

Step 4: Experiment 1

Paint, paper, marker

Step 5: Experiment 2

Glue, paper, marker

Step 6: Experiment 3

Tape, marker