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Family craft time! How to make a Japanese-style carp windsock

Transform a toilet paper roll into a windsock
Japanese-style carp windsock
Japanese-style carp windsock(Japanese-style carp windsock)
Published: Apr. 3, 2020 at 10:04 AM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - By Zachariah Durr

Transform a toilet paper tube into a high-flying Japanese-style carp windsock, also called a koinobori. Family craft time!

Family craft time! Who would have thought that toilet paper would become all the rage in 2020? Don’t ditch that tube the next time you use up a roll – you can make a little friend with it. Here’s how to make a toilet paper roll windsock! This one looks like a Japanese-style carp windsock, called a “Koinobori”, these colorful decorations are traditionally flown during Children’s Day, on May 5th.

You’ll need a toilet paper tube, colored tissue paper, double-sided tape, scissors, glue and twine or string to hang with. Watch our video to see how it’s done.

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