Baby wood ducks are fun because they bounce. Play the game!
What You Need
- wood duck pattern
- tennis ball
- large brown pom-pom
- brown felt
- blue and brown fun foam
- 2 googly eyes
- craft glue
- black marker
What You Do
- Download and Print the Pattern
Download and print the wood duck pattern.
- Color the Tennis Ball
Color the tennis ball with the marker so just some of the yellow shows through.
- Cut Out Wings and Beak
Use the pattern to cut the wings out of felt. Cut the beak out of brown fun foam.
- Assemble Wood Duck
Glue the pom-pom onto the tennis ball to make the duckling’s head. Glue the googly eyes and the beak onto the head. Then glue the wings onto the tennis ball. Let dry.
- Make Pond
Cut a “pond” shape out of the blue fun foam. Use the black marker to draw a star in the middle of the pond and an inner ring a couple of inches from the edge.
- Play the Game
How to play:
- Drop your wood duck into the pond.
- Score 5 points for hitting the star; 2 points for landing within the inner circle; and 1 point for hitting the outer edge of the pond.
- The person with the most points after five “jumps” wins.