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Making Notes: Sock Monkeys

I first saw a sock monkey just a few years ago, although apparently they have been around in America since the 1930s. It was love at first sight, and I couldn’t wait to make one of my very own. I looked around for patterns and instructions and hints and tips, and finally decided I was ready.… Continue reading Making Notes: Sock Monkeys

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Making Notes: A Load of Balls

I first came across this method of making balls at the Latitude Festival last year, where Cambridge Community Circus were running workshops for kids. They were making juggling balls, but the finished product also works quite well as a stress ball You will need: – balloons – bird seed (the small round kind – I found it sold as… Continue reading Making Notes: A Load of Balls