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Grand prix

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Think about fruit and veg, then get creative and make a fruit racing car for the grand prix.
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You will need

  • Paper plates
  • Scissors
  • Glue sticks
  • Cocktail sticks
  • Magazines or leaflets with food on them
  • Fruit (grapes and apples work well)
Food images
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Scissors

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Glue and solvents

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Food

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Sharp objects

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