The Crafty Crow: Cut out and keep skeleton

Cassi from The Crafty Crow asked me to contribute to her “A Book & A Craft Series” which lasts the whole month of June. Check it out….there are a few lovely posts already there so I reckon it’s going to be a cracking month.

One of my all time favorite books is Funnybones by Janet Ahlberg. I have such fond memories of that book as a child and my two boys adore it also.

Printable paper skeleton

For some reason I always wanted to make a life-size (well, child-size) paper skeleton so here are the results.

Printable paper skeleton

Do you fancy making one? If so hop over to The Crafty Crow for instructions and printable templates.

Printable paper skeleton

Ours skeleton is hung in the kitchen and his name is Fred! x


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  1. Love this one Kate – you are clever. xxxxx

  2. Kate, you never cease to amaze me with your gorgeous and ingenious work. This skeleton is no exception. So great!

  3. This is such a great project, Kate, with lots of applications! Thanks again!

  4. like your new bannier !

  5. Kate #

    Thanks Celine….I like it too! I’ll write a post about it in the next day or so…just ironing out a few problems!!

  6. love your eco banner – very sweet.

    Happy pinning! It has become my new obsession.

  7. deb #

    Hello Fred, you’re perfect!

  8. Just what I was looking for! My 5 yr old asked to learn about ‘bones’ so I thought of a skeleton for the front door since it Halloween time, but labeled with the basic bones since I don’t like scary on my door. This is perfect! Thank you!

  9. This is great. I remember doing something like it at school when I was younger. I particulary love your smaller pictures as it looks like the skeleton has an eye! Lol.

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