Kitty Cleanup
Spider Magazine for Kids|February 2021
HAVE YOU EVER wondered how your cat does such a good job of cleaning herself using just her tongue? Try this activity and find out!
Susan Estelle Kwas

What You’ll Need: pencil fingernail file cotton ball

What to Do:

1. Rub the side of the sharpened end of the pencil across your fingertip to collect a layer of graphite on it.

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