Cardboard Cactus
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Line up can with bottom of cardboard and trace.
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Draw a cactus to fit inside the can. Extend lines all the way to the bottom.
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Draw a center line from the top of the can mark to the bottom.
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Cut out the cactus and trace it onto a second piece of cardboard.
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Mark the top of the can. Draw a center line from this mark to the top of the cactus.
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Cut out the second cactus. Cut the center line marks on each piece.
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Slot the pieces together like a puzzle. You can glue them together for extra support.
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Paint it!
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Decorate your can with paint or wrap in fun paper.
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Decorate the cactus with pompoms or tissue paper as flowers. You can used cut toothpicks for spikes.
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Place the cactus in the can and place rocks around it for stability.
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Make an entire cardboard garden! Cheers!
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Pen or pencil
Scissors
Cardboard
Empty can
Pen or pencil
Scissors
Cardboard
Empty can
Acrylic Paint
Toothpicks
Small Pom Poms
Small rocks
Hot glue gun and glue