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Oh No, George! Paper Tube Craft

This craft was inspired by Oh No, George! To learn more about the book and to see all our Oh No, George! activities, click here

Inspired by the geometric shapes and the expressive eyes Chris Haughton used in the illustrations of George, this project uses a minimum of materials but has maximum appeal. Set out the supplies and invite your young reader to create a unique version of George.

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Oh No, George! Paper Tube Craft


What You Will Need

  • Paper towel tube
  • Purple paint
  • Black paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Googly eyes
  • Construction paper for ears
  • Glue
  • Scissors

How To Do It

  1. Let your young readers artistic vision take the lead. We painted the paper towel tube then attached the googly eyes and ears cut from construction paper.

Why We Like It

  • It uses googly eyes! Yes we know they are only small bits of plastic but googly eyes are pure magic!
  • It's a dog! Do you like dogs as much as we do? Check out our crafts and recipes to go with A Ball for DaisyMcDuff and the Baby, and The Stray Dog.



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