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Seven Swans a-Swimming Craft

Seven Swans a-Swimming Craft

On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me seven swans a-swimming, six geese a-laying, five gold rings, four calling birds, three French hens, two turtle doves, and a partridge in a pear tree. For the seventh day of Christmas this year, my daughter and I made seven paper swans swimming in paper water.

Materials

Instructions

  1. Cut seven circles from the white paper.
  2. Cut a wedge from the circles to form a thick G shape.
  3. Cut seven tiny triangles from the orange paper.
  4. Draw a black dot with the black marker on the long end of each white swan shape.
  5. Glue an orange triangle to the back of each swan head.
  6. Use the blue marker to draw wiggly waves on the blue paper.
  7. Glue the swans to the blue paper.
  8. Display the seven swans a-swimming.

White Paper Circle Cutting Out Orange Swan Beaks

Drawing Black Eyes on the Swan Shapes Gluing the Orange Beaks to the Swan Shapes

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Gluing the Orange Beaks to the Swan Shapes Drawing Blue Waves on the Blue Paper

Seven Swans a-Swimming Craft

For another fun swan craft, try my S Is for Swan Handprint Craft. Also check out the rest of my Twelve Days of Christmas crafts.

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Image Credits

Seven Swans a-Swimming Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson
White Paper Circle © 2015 Heather Johnson
Cutting the Swan Shape from the White Paper Circle © 2015 Heather Johnson
Cutting Out Orange Swan Beaks © 2015 Heather Johnson
Drawing Black Eyes on the Swan Shapes © 2015 Heather Johnson
Gluing the Orange Beaks to the Swan Shapes © 2015 Heather Johnson
Drawing Blue Waves on the Blue Paper © 2015 Heather Johnson
Seven Swans a-Swimming Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson

Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, children, dogs, and cats. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing and master's degrees in library and information science and English studies with a concentration in linguistics.

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