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by Suhail Ahanger

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Make a cat using a matchbox and springy paws - made with paper strips and beads - such that when you fan some breeze over the feline, it happily springs forward!

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    • Handle scissors with care.

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  1. Remove the drawer from an empty match box. This will be the cat’s body.
    • Remove the drawer from an empty match box. This will be the cat’s body.

    • Cut one rectangle out of the match box cover. Apply glue on its boundaries.

    • Use this to cover the open surface of the drawer ( the cat's body ) .

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    • Draw a 6cm x 4cm rectangle. Divide it's breadth into 4 equal parts.

    • Cut each part out using scissors.

    • Take one of the four strips and apply glue at one end of the strip.

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    • Place the light seed shell/bead over the glued area and wrap to make the cat’s paws.

    • Make four such paws.

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    • Glue the four legs to the match box drawer as shown.

    • Fix cat's face and tail.

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    • Place the cat on the ground and fan it with a notebook/newspaper. The cat will jump on its springy feet.

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    • The paws are too long or too short.

    • Uneven length of paws.

    • The beads are too heavy for the cat to spring.

    • Improper fanning.

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