HOMER'S STAY AT HOME CAMP

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Supplies

This Monkey is inspired by a 1950s Danish Toy.  Why not make your own! You will need the following items:

  • 1 Toilet Roll
  • Toilet roll monkey template. 
  • Paint, pencil crayons or markers
  • Scissors 
  • Glue

Instructions

  1. Colour or paint the toilet roll
  2. Colour the template
  3. Cut out all of the parts on the template
  4. Fold back the ends of the arms and legs
  5. Glue the ends to the toilet roll
  6. Glue on the head
  7. Congratulations! You have completed your monkey! 
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*Don’t forget to share your completed project on Facebook or Instagram! Tag @HomerWatsonHouse and #HomersStayAtHomeCamp.

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The Loch Doon area was memorialized in celebrated Scottish poet, Robert Burns piece “Ye banks and braes O’ bonnie Doon”

Ye banks and braes o’ bonny Doon,
How can ye bloom sae fresh and fair?
How can ye chant, ye little birds,
And I sae weary fu’ o’ care?
Thou’lt break my heart, thou warbling bird,
That wantons thro’ the flowering thorn:
Thou minds me o’ departed joys,
Departed, never to return.

Aft hae I rov’d by bonnie Doon,
To see the rose and woodbine twine;
And ilka bird sang o’ its love,
And fondly sae did I o’ mine.
Wi’ lightsome heart I pu’d a rose,
Fu’ sweet upon its thorny tree;
And my fause lover stole my rose,
But, ah! he left the thorn wi’ me.