Friday, June 10, 2011

Easy Patriotic Craft for Kids

This week my kids made a patriotic paper chain for the stair banister. I usually have them do this for each holiday because 1. they enjoy it 2. it’s a cheap craft and 3. it keeps them entertained for awhile.
First, each child picked out two sheets of scrapbook paper from the craft store.
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Then I used a paper cutter to cut one inch strips. I cut about 2 inches off the length of each strip so the links wouldn’t be too big.
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Then the kids grabbed glue stick and went to town making links…
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When they were done, I tied the paper chain to the banister with a ribbon…
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Easy, patriotic and festive…
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  1. Can I make one of these too...even though I'm not a kid??? Such a cute and easy idea!

  2. I love the color combination and what a great project..Thanks for the post..

  3. Three cheers for the Red, White, and Blue!

  4. Wow! I want the kids to make this for our front enclosed porch. Thank you for sharing!! xoxo michele