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How To: Make Rainbow Fish

What You Need
Red crewneck sweatshirt and pants

Red hat

Hot glue gun


Black marker

Cupcake liners in assorted colors (red, orange, yellow, blue, green, blue purple)

Ping Pong ball

1. Open and flatten cupcake liners.
2. Starting from the bottom, glue cupcake liners to the sweatshirt. Begin with a row of purple, then work your way through the rainbow.

How To: Make Hat
1. Cut ping pong ball in half and add eyes with the black marker. Make sure to leave a little white on the ends.
2. Glue eyes to red cap; set aside to dry.
3. Fold four red cupcake liners in half and glue a pair next to each ball.

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