You will need:
- Casting Plaster
- Tissue Paper
- PVA Glue
- White Card
- Google Eyes
- Foam (Scrap)
- String ( scrap)
- Newspaper (Scrap)
- Tear up enough strips of newpaper to cover the balloon with several layers. Inflate balloon to the required size and tie end in a knot.
- Make up some casting plaster with water and dip the newpaper strips into the mixture to coat them. Lay these strips over the balloon until it is covered. Add another 2 layers immediately. Dry for approx an hour.
- Burst balloon with a pin, also make a small hole with scissors in order to fill with sweets etc. Cover this with a piece of masking tape. Decorate the surface with PVA Glue and tissue paper.
- Cut shapes from foam, felt and card to make the mouth, ears and feet, and glue on with PVA glue. Add some google eyes and a string to hang.
All items (or similar) are available from Play Resource Shop & Scrapstore.