Annette Funicello: Mouseketeer, Beach Party Babe, America's Sweetheart
Beach Party, 1963: Annette became a teen idol in the 60s, starring in a series of beach party movies with Frankie Avalon beginning with Beach Party in 1963. Others included Muscle Beach Party, Bikini Beach, Pajama Party, Beach Blanket Bingo, and How to Stuff a Wild Bikini.
If you have mermaid fans at your house, they are going to love this cute wooden spoon mermaid craft. The little mermaids make great puppets for imaginative play and the yarn wrapping is great for strengthening fine motor muscles.