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Christmas hedgehogs

We had a great time this week making some Christmas hedgehogs out of plaster of paris. I read the children the story 'One Snowy Night' by Nick Butterworth. Then we made our little snowy hedgehogs. 

Picture 1 Mrs Smith mixed the plaster of paris
Picture 2 It looked like cream!
Picture 3 We had to be very patient
Picture 4 The plaster took about 8 minutes to set hard
Picture 5 We had to sit still and not wiggle our fingers
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Picture 8 Next we painted our prickly hedgehogs brown
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Picture 11 Then we dipped their noses in red glitter
Picture 12 Finally we sprinkled them with glittery 'snow'
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