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Sunday, March 25, 2012

4th of July Fireworks Pens Craft

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These 4th of July Fireworks Pens will make great favors at your next Independence Day party.

Materials:
  •  pens
  • wired red, white, and blue starred garland
  • colorful duct tape
  • small jingle bells
  • scissors

Directions:

  • For each pen, cut about 9 lengths of garland, each about 6-8 inches long.
  • Trim the stars off of the last inch of garland.
  • Cut a 1.5 inch piece of tape and lay it down, sticky side up.
  • Lay the trimmed ends of garland in the middle of the tape, in a row. Leave 1/2 inch of tape on either side.
  • Lay the pen on the tape and roll it up.
  • Thread jingle bells onto the ends of the garland and twist the ends to secure.
  • Splay out the garland to look like fireworks.

Source: Family Fun

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