How to Twist an Elephant Balloon Animal

  • 01 of 09

    Elephant Balloon Animal - Introduction

    An elephant balloon animal

    Here's a balloon animal that will prove to be quite popular. It's an elephant that's complete with his trunk and ready to be part of the herd.

    To make this balloon animal, you will need to know already how to make a dog balloon animal and have mastered the fold and lock twists.

    Materials

    One 260 Balloon

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  • 02 of 09

    Elephant Balloon Animal - Inflation

    Inflating a balloon animal step one

    Inflate the balloon leaving at least a two-inch tip.

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  • 03 of 09

    Elephant Balloon Animal - The Trunk

    Making a balloon elphant's trunk

    Starting at the knot, make a "trunk" by taking the first balloon segment and bending it so it holds its shape. You'll want a trunk to be about five inches long.

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  • 04 of 09

    Elephant Balloon Animal - The Ears

    Making an elephant balloon animal's ears

    Make a fold twist. You're creating the first of two ears.

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  • 05 of 09

    Elephant Balloon Animal - The Ears

    Making the ears of a balloon animal

    Make a second fold twist. You’re creating the second of two ears.

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  • 06 of 09

    Elephant Balloon Animal - The Neck

    Making the neck of an elephant balloon animal

    Make a short basic twist that is about an inch in length. You're making the elephant's neck.

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  • 07 of 09

    Elephant Balloon Animal - The Front Legs

    Making the front legs of the elephant balloon animal

    Make a lock twist for the front legs. This is similar to the front legs of a dog balloon animal.

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  • 08 of 09

    Elephant Balloon Animal - The Body

    Making the body of the elephant balloon animal

    Make a short basic twist to form the elephant's body.

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  • 09 of 09

    Elephant Balloon Animal - The Back Legs

    Making the back legs of an elephant balloon animal

    Make a lock twist for the back legs. Leave a short segment for the tail.