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Color a fish and a fish bowl, attach the paper to a pencil or straw, and spin. You'll see the fish is safely in its fish bowl - it's an easy illusion that students ♥ love ♥. Choose from two different kinds of fish to color or print in color.
This activity requires very basic materials (paper, crayons, tape, a pencil or straw) and just a few minutes to complete. It can easily be extended if students want to draw their own illusions. I included a blank page with lines for this purpose!
I've also included a video that shows you how to make an illusion and two videos of an illusion as it spins - one close to the camera and one farther away. Does the distance make a difference in how well the illusion works? Does it matter if you color it with bright or dark colors? What if you spin it slowly or quickly?
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