DIY Dinosaur Tails Inspired By The Good Dinosaur

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Create Your Own Dinosaur Tails!

Materials and Tools

2 shades of green felt
Fabric scissors
Elastic strap
Hot glue gun
Safety pins

For additional tails of different colors, use 2 shades of the chosen color(s).

Step 1

Draw the shape of a dinosaur tail on your light green felt, making sure to leave an extra 2-3 inches at the top.  Cut out your tail.

Step 2

Draw nebulous shapes on the dark green felt and cut them out.

Step 3

Adhere the nebulous shapes to the tail with hot glue.

Step 4

Fold the top edge over and hot glue in place. Be sure to leave an opening for the elastic strap to slide through.

Step 5

Cut a piece of elastic strap that is slightly longer than your child’s waist.  Add a safety pin to the end of the elastic strap, then file the strap through the top of the tail.

Step 6

Remove the safety pin and tie the ends of the elastic strap together.  Rotate the strap so that the tied portion is covered by the folded part of the tail.

Download and Print

Download and print DIY Dinosaur Tails, Dinosaur Balloons, Dinosaur Hand Puppets, and a recipe for Dinosaur Cookies here.

The Good Dinosaur DIY crafts was provided by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment. 

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