Things you will need:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
An old file folder or a folded piece of heavy paper
String or yarn
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Lay one of your hands flat on the file folder. Put your wrist where the fold is. Draw around your hand, but donít make a line where the paper is folded. Now cut out the hand shape, being careful not to cut off the fold. When you open it up, you will have 2 hand cutouts, joined at the wrist. Decorate the hands any way you like. You can decorate both sides of the paper. When you are finished, curve the paper to make the fingers overlap. Glue the fingers together so that they look like hands holding one another.
On another folded piece of paper, draw a circle that is small enough to fit inside the curve of the hands you have made. Cut out both the circles. On the circles, use brown or green crayon to draw the shapes of the continents. Color them in completely with crayon. Then paint the water of the oceans with watercolor paint. When the paint is dry, lay the 2 circles together, painted sides facing out.
Cut a piece of yarn or string that is long enough to reach between the 2 hands, with some to spare (about 18 inches would be plenty). Lay the yarn between the 2 circles and glue them together with the yarn running through them. Let the glue dry completely. Now, carefully poke a small hole through each of the hands. Thread the ends of the yarn or string through the holes in the hands, tie the ends, and you will see Hands Around the World.
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