April Fool’s Day

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Bring a bit of extra fun to April Fool’s Day – with plenty of learning going on. All these activities are really quick, easy and low on resources, they can easily fit into any planned craft or free-play sessions.

Key stage 1

Dancing avocado monster

April Fools Day 5

You will need (per monster):
  • One slightly pointy piece of fruit – lemons, limes and avocados work well
  • One square napkin
  • Stick-on googly eyes
  • Paper fangs
  • Start by creating a monster face in the middle of your napkin, making sure you keep it centred. Keep it really simple, two or three googly eyes and a couple of paper fangs will do nicely.
  • Next, take your napkin and twist each of the four corners together.
  • Pop the napkin on top of your fruit, give it a gentle nudge and watch it dance!
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