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Posted by Tom, December 6, 2013

Christmas with Shifty McGifty

December is upon us, boxes of Christmas decorations are coming down from the attic… and we’ve got one to share with you! Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam illustrator Steven Lenton has designed a MARVELLOUS holiday decoration, featuring the one and only Shifty – and you can make it yourself at home!

Click the image below to download a high-resolution version, print it out (on card if possible) and follow Steven’s simple instructions for a delightful Shifty decoration that’ll be the envy of your friends and relations:

Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam Christmas Decoration

Perch it atop your tree! Hang it above your door! Balance it on your mantlepiece! The possibilities are practically endless. There’s a little bit of Using Scissors involved, so some adult supervision may be required. And in true Blue Peter fashion, Here’s One I Made Earlier (click the arrrows to see a step-by-step photographic guide):

You can take a look inside Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam below – and if you’d like to get into a true holiday spirit and give the book as a gift, you can buy it online here.

For more great Shifty McGifty stuff, have a look at Steven’s blog. And if you have a go at making the decoration, tweet us a picture – we’d love to see them!

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