In my on-going quest to find ways to occupy my very active little guy while I am trying to change his diaper, I came up with this very cheap mobile. Here's how I made the magic happen:
1. I got some attractive looking sticks on our Sunday walk. (one long one for the top and three shorter ones for the mobile).
2. I folded 6 paper cranes out of some colored craft paper I had lying around.
3. I made the mobile with white thread and the sticks, hanging the shorter sticks at various lengths.
4. With a needle I attached a button to the bottom of the thread, poked a hole in the bottom of each crane and threaded the thread through the top center of the body and tied a crane to each end of the stick. (again varying the lengths).
5. I h
And that's it! I bet all you creative folks out there could TOTALLY improve on this little mobile, I'm thinking of making another one with origami frogs... If you do make one, post a link in the comments, I'd love to see it!
Oh, and yes, it does help keep the Little Gymnast still when I'm trying to wipe his bum.