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Shadow Animals

Sent in by:
Chloe of Calgary, Alberta, Canada 


What you need for this ZOOMdo:
  • wall
  • powerful flashlight
What you do for this ZOOMdo:

  1. Point your flashlight at the wall. Put your hand between the light and the wall so that your hand makes a shadow on the wall. Move the flashlight around until you get the sharpest, clearest shadow possible.
  2. Dog:
  3. Put your hands by your sides.
  4. Bring your hands together and bring your arms up so your hands are out if front of you.
  5. Stand sideways so you can see the shadow of your hands on the wall.
  6. Move your pinkies up and down while trying to keep the rest of your fingers together. That will be the dog's mouth.
  7. To make the eye, bend the index finger on your left hand in half on top of your right hand.
  8. Cross your thumbs, making a V for the dog's ears.
  9. Ostrich:
  10. You only need your left hand for this one!
  11. Put your hands by your sides.
  12. Bring your left arm up to shoulder height in front of you.
  13. Stand sideways so you can see the shadow of your hand on the wall.
  14. To make the Ostrich's eye, curve your middle finger so it's tip rests on the knuckle of your index finger. Bend down your ring finger and pinky.
  15. Bird:
  16. Hold both hands in front of you with your palms facing up. Cross your wrists and link your thumbs. Bend your wrists so your thumbs point up towards the ceiling. Flap your fingers to make the bird fly.
  17. Swan:
  18. Roll up the sleeve on your right arm and bend your arm.
  19. Make a beak with your right hand by bringing your fingers together to your thumb.
  20. For the swan's feathers, rest your left wrist in the crook of your right arm, so the fingers on your right hand are pointing up towards the ceiling.
  21. Spread the fingers on your right hand apart.
  22. Rabbit:
  23. Hold your right hand out in front of you so you are looking at the palm of your hand.
  24. Make a peace sign with your index and middle fingers. These are the rabbit's ears.
  25. Put your pinky and your ring finger on top of your thumb.
  26. Turn your wrist away from you and you should be able to see the rabbit's eye on the wall.
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