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Dr. Seuss has been able to invoke the ongoing imagination and creativity in children’s minds for many generations. His beloved novels with graphical illustrations and nonsensical rhymes are both memorable and fun to read. To give honor to some of his best works, this tutorial on how to make a truffula tree will allow you to bring to life some of his illustrations and works.

Ingredients:

Pool Noodles
PVC Pipe
PVC Cutter
PVC Connectors
Heat Gun
Blade
Tissue Paper
Brown Spray Paint

Directions:

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1. Use PVC to Create the Base.
Lay out the PVC pieces on your table and design your base. Connect to create the stand. Use the heat gun to bend and manipulate the pipe into a fun wave to create different shapes for your trees. Attach each pole to the bottom connectors.

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2. Attach Pool Noodles.
Slice one side of the pool noodle and wrap it around the PVC pole. Use spray paint to add brown strips and patterns to create a more realistic look.

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3. Create Tree Toppers.
Use four sheets of tissue paper and fold back and forth into an accordion fold. Tightly tie a string to the center of the fold. Trim edges of the fold and slowly pull apart the pom pom and spread out in a fan effect.

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4. Attach Pom Poms.
Take two halves of your tissue paper pom poms together and stick into the top of the pole noodle.

Supplies:

AIRAJ PVC Cutter Ratchet-type Pipe Cutter for Cutting PVC

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Heat Gun Variable Temperature, 800W 140℉~1112℉(60℃- 600℃, 4 Nozzles Attachments

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Darice 100-Piece Premium Quality Tissue Gift Wrapping Paper

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Liquitex Professional Spray Paint, Burnt Umber

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Coast Athletic Famous Foam Pool Noodles, 4 Piece

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