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Pumpkin Patch Pictures!

Pumpkin Patch Pictures!

Sunday, July 5, 2009

July Fourth Flag

We made these cute little flags yesterday as a time filler and it turned out to be quite a bit of fun! :)

CRAFT MATERIALS:

17- by 5 1/2-inch piece of white paper
Ruler
Pencil
Red and blue markers
Pushpin
Plastic drinking straws
Paper fastener
Tape

Instructions:
Time needed: Under 1 Hour

1.
In the upper left-hand corner of the paper, measure and mark a rectangle that's 8 1/2 inches wide and 3 inches high. Draw rows of stars within the rectangle and then color around them with blue marker.

2.
Divide the rest of the paper into stripes and color every other one red. Now fold the paper accordion style.

3.
Create a frame for the fan by using the pushpin to poke a hole through each straw, 1 inch from the bottom. Then, join the three straws with the paper fastener.

4. Spread apart the top of the straw frame, fit the flag onto the frame, and tape it in place.

I found this cute craft and picture here!