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Finger Puppets


Mix together well 1 quart of clear corn syrup and a drop or two of food coloring. Pour into small dishes. Let children dip a toothpick into the mixture to paint a face on a large marshmallow. Children stick their fingers into their marshmallows to make finger puppets that can be used with songs or fingerplays.


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