April 1 in Paris

April 1 in Paris craft

Celebrate Poisson d'Avril with the French! This holiday is similar to April Fool's Day, when kids in France play pranks on each other.

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    Search the Internet or books to find out about the interesting French holiday Poisson d'Avril. The word poisson in French means fish, and Avril is April.

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    Draw several fish on construction paper with Crayola® Erasable Colored Pencils. Make them different shapes and sizes, real or imaginary. Show their fins, tails, and other features.

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    Decorate your fish in many unique colors and designs using Crayola Washable Markers. Cut them out with Crayola Scissors.

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    Use Crayola Glitter Glue to put the finishing touches on your fish. Dry. You're ready to celebrate Poisson d'Avril like children in France do, by taping fish on your friends' backs without them knowing it!