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Crafts with Fifi: Make a Climbing Gecko


Gecko, by Raymond Huber, illustrated by Brian Lovelock is the second Nature Storybook title from its creators. The book introduces the very young to the world of the gecko, one of the most varied lizard species on the planet.

Keep your hands and brain busy with glue, tape and scissors – and have crafty fun with Fifi: make a gecko that climbs the walls.

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1. What you need

what you need teddy

2. Download and Print the Template

3. Colour in your template

4. Cut them out

fancy folding

5. Fold his nose

take him for a walk

6. Tape Gecko's legs to the body

Find out more about Gecko, by Raymond Huber and Brian Lovelock, here.

Download craft as a PDF, and take it home.

Fifi Colston

Fifi Colston

Fifi Colston is a freelancer with fingers in many creative pies. She is a published junior fiction novelist, children’s book illustrator of more than 30 titles, poet and a long standing television presenter of arts and crafts on firstly TVNZ’s What Now and then The Good Morning Show. Fifi is a veteran of Wearable Arts; a finalist and award winner over 21 years with 23 entries in show. She also works in the New Zealand film industry as a costumier, puppet maker and illustrator.

When she has a moment, Fifi visits schools and community groups, inspires budding artists and writers and runs workshops in creative process. You can find her at http://fificolston.blogspot.com.



Check out more of Fifi's crafts here!

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