Spouting Whale Tissue Box Topper

Spouting Whale Tissue Box Topper craft

There it blows! This whale of a tissue box cover is as much fun to use as it is to make! The spout changes shape each time you pull out a tissue.

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    Whales are such fascinating creatures! With the Earth’s changing climate and rising ocean temperatures, many whales and other sea creatures face challenges just to survive. Find out more about whales and then recreate your favorite species with this whimsical tissue-box cover. It can be a constant reminder to conserve the planet’s resources.

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    Spread newspaper over your craft area. Paint only the sides of a pop-up box full of tissues with Crayola Washable Kid’s Paint. Air-dry the paint.

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    Decorate the painted sides with Crayola Pip-Squeaks™ Markers.

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    Pat Crayola Model Magic® compound into a flat piece to cover the top of the box. Leave a little overhang on the sides. This is the base for the whale. Use a modeling tool such as a craft stick to cut out and remove the compound that covers the tissue open

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    Form a hollow Model Magic whale that has a large blowhole at the top. Leave it open at the bottom so the tissue can pop up through the whale. Press the whale and base together.

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    Decorate the base with Model Magic waves if you like. Or air-dry the base for about 24 hours and then paint it. Air-dry the paint.

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    Pull the first tissue up through the blowhole. The whale just keeps on spouting!