Make a fruity beanbag
Playing beanbag games is a great way to be active! Why not make your own beanbags?
Ask an adult to help you find or buy these pieces of equipment:
You will need:
different coloured pieces of felt
strong cotton thread
dried beans or peas
TAKE CARE: some steps need adult help.
Using your ruler and felt-tip pen, draw a large square on one piece of felt.
The square should be about 10cm by 10cm.
Put the piece of felt on top of a second piece.
Holding them together, carefully cut out your square shape.
Draw some fruit shapes on some different coloured pieces of felt.
Now carefully cut the shapes out.
Stick the pieces of fruit on to your two squares or ask an adult to help you sew the pieces on instead.
With adult help, tightly sew together three sides of your two squares.
Pick a cotton thread in a colour that won't show up too much.
Half-fill the beanbag with the dried beans or peas.
Then finish sewing it up so the beans won't fall out.
To finish off, you could use some different coloured embroidery thread to sew a pattern around the edges of the beanbag.
Now you've made your beanbag, get ready to play some beanbag games.
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