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Se7en Makes a Card Family in Se7en Steps…

February 13th, 2010 · 8 Comments

Meet The Card Family:


And Their Friends:


Let’s Meet Players:

  • A pack of old cards, one or ten were missing. Ours were mini-cards but any cards will do.
  • Pipecleaners.
  • Bottle Caps. Anything round will work for heads.
  • Markers.
  • A Paper Punch.
  • A Blob of Glue.
  • Mini Magnets.

Let’s Play The Game:

  1. Cut your pipe cleaner into four bits and bend the bits in half.
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  3. Punch a hole in the four corners of your cards and thread the pipe cleaners through them.
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  5. Twist the pipecleaner ends together.
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  7. Add a blob of glue and a bottle cap to your card.
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    Apply the face!
  9. We were happy with these and played for ages, making an entire tribe…
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  11. And then added magnets to them and upped the whole game!!!
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    There were even some parent people:


Happy Valentines Day from the Card Family…


That us!!! We were doing this for Valentine but with a little adaption this is a quick way to make a quite a few people, for any occasion, from things lying around the house!!!

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