A photo of a cut out Funnybones character on a piece of black paper on top of a wooden table

© Suzie Attaway

You will need:

A photo of the materials needed for this craft including, black and white paper, cut out stencils of a Funnybones character and props, colouring pencils, scissors and glue

© Suzie Attaway

•  Mr Funnybones and props templates

•  A4 white paper

  A3 black paper

•  Scissors

  Glue

•  Coloured pencils

•  Blindfold

•  Blue tack

Download templates:

How to make:

A photo of the stencil of Mr Funnybones on a white piece of papar next to a pair of scissors

© Suzie Attaway

1. First, download the templates and print them on two sheets of A4 white paper. Then cut out the different bones with scissors.

A photo of the stencil pieces of Mr Funnybones spread out on table next to a pair of scissors

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2. Next, arrange the bones on the table. Whilst you're doing this, you can talk to your child about the different parts of the skeleton!

A photo of the stencil pieces of Mr Funnybones being glued onto a black piece of A3 paper

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3. Now, take the A3 sheet of black paper, and starting with the skull, glue each part of the skeleton in place.

A photo of the prop stencils being coloured in with a selection of colouring pencils

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4. Next, take the sheet of printed props and colour them in with pencils.

A photo of the coloured in prop stencils being cut out with a pair of scissors

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5. Then, neatly cut out each object, and stick a small blob of blue tack to the back of each of them.

A photo of the completed Mr Funnybones stencil stuck onto a piece of black paper with the prop stencils next to it

© Suzie Attaway

6. Now for the game – blindfold each player and give them each a prop. Now, take it in turns to pin on Mr Funnybones. The closest to where the prop should sit wins!

Huge thanks to Suzie Attaway for putting together this crafting activity! For more fun crafts and styling, check out Suzie's Instagram @craftpropstylist

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