Arts & Crafts

Parachute Toys

Parachute Toys
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Create a parachute for a toy using craft materials.

30 minutes
36 - 60 months
Group size
1 - 8 tots


  • 1 Large plastic bag
  • Scissors (Adult Use Only)
  • Hole-punch
  • String
  • Small plastic figure or stuffed animal
  • Ruler
  • Clear tape


  1. Cut one side from plastic bag.
  2. Draw a 5 inch by 5 inch square with permanent marker on plastic bag.
  3. Cut out square. Adults should complete this step.
  4. Punch a hole in each corner of the plastic bag square.
  5. Cut four six inch pieces of string. Adults should complete this step.
  6. Place 1 string through each hole and secure with a knot.
  7. Gather all four strings together and tie into a large knot.
  8. Tape large knot on back of toy or stuffed animal.

Developmental skills