Dora's Night-light

Dora's Night-light

Transform a basic night-light into room décor--and invite a special guest for bedtime and naps.

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Dora's Night-light

Craft Features

Parent Supervision Needed
This craft requires extra parent involvement and a watchful eye, because it may require sharp tools or intricate handiwork.
Allow for Dry Time
You'll need to allow extra time for glue or paint to dry.

Developmental Skills

Share & Care with Us
Share & Care skills are part of social-emotional learning and include: building self-esteem, cooperating, empathizing with others, and identifying feelings.
Ages: 2-6

Materials

  • Automatic on/off night-light with a removable shade
  • Nick Jr. Night-lights template
  • 1 sheet white vellum paper
  • Scissors
  • Laminating sheets
  • Glue dots or contact adhesive

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Remove the shade from the night-light.

  2. Step 2

    Print the template.

  3. Step 3

    Peel off the backing from a laminating sheet. Place the Dora night-light template face-down on the sticky side of the sheet. <b>NOTE:</b> <i>Do not laminate the wrap-around tab as this will make it too stiff to wrap around the neck of the night-light.</i>

  4. Step 4

    Rub the laminated design with a soft cloth to remove any bubbles or smudges. Apply a second laminating sheet to the reverse side of the shade.

  5. Step 5

    Cut around the design.

  6. Step 6

    Wrap the tab around the base of the night-light and secure it with glue dots. If your night-light base has a switch, cut a notch into the wrap-around tap to accommodate it.

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