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>...(snip).... decided I should include some directions for the tinfoil
>man. Using heavy duty foil, regular size, I give each student about a
>12 inch piece. On the top edge, make two tears ( this can be tricky- go
>slow) going about 1/3 of the way down your rectangle of foil. They
>should be spaced apart equally so you have three strips the same width.
>The two strips on the outside will be your arms and the one in the
>middle will be your head. At the bottom make one tear in the middle
>that goes a little more than 1/3 of the way up. This will be your
>legs. Gently crumble the foil together to make the form. You always
>have a couple kids who pinch the foil into a scrunched up mess but most
>are successful. They love to pose their little guys standing by a glue
>bottle or holding a pencil or sitting on the edge of the desk and then
>they draw them in their sketchbooks. If they get the pieces of their
>man too pinched up so they fall off I take a small piece and make a
>"cast" and strengthen the arm or leg or sometimes the poor head!
>Jeryl in S.C.