Scaly Snake

What's colorful, long, scaly and slithery? Your pet Paper Snake that's what! Are you ready for quality time with your kids? Let’s get started.
Step 1:

Squirt water-based paint all over a sheet of paper.

Step 2:

Wrap the rolling pin in bubble roll and roll it in the paint.

Step 3:

Use the paint-covered rolling pin to paint the paper plate and then let it dry.

Step 4:

Grab a pair of scissors and cut the plate in a spiral motion.

Step 5:

Glue googly eyes and a tongue (made from construction paper) to the head of your snake.

Step 6:

Get others to ooh, ahh and hiss by sharing your new pet on social media. Be sure to tag @Staples.

Recommended products:
Dixie Basic™ 6' Paper Plate White, 100 per pack $3.99
Color Splash® Sargent Art® 16 oz. Washable Finger Paint, Assorted Colors $20.49
Staples® Construction Paper, 9" x 12", Assorted Colors, 200 Sheets $6.79
Chenille Craft® Wiggle Eyes Assortment, 500 Pieces $15.39
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