Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Olympic Fever

Adorn your home with this kid friendly craft
in honor of the Olympics!

5 Paper Plates
Tissue Paper:
Blue, Black, Red, Yellow and Green
Paint Brush
Glue or Stapler

Cut out the centers to all five of the paper plates leaving you with five circles resembling the Olympic Rings.

Cut all of the tissue paper colors into strips of 1 1/2" wide and 2 1/2" long. You will need about 20 or more pieces of a color to do each ring.

Dip the paint brush into the Mod Podge and paint a small section of the front of the ring and place the designated color of tissue paper on top of the glue. Paint a small amount of glue on the opposite side of the paper plate and fold over the tissue paper on top of the glue.

Taking the glue paint on top of the piece of tissue paper you just secured into the plate giving the tissue a final seal. While this piece is still wet, place another piece of issue paper slightly over the piece of tissue paper you just applied and then repeat the same process as before.

Allow each ring to have sufficient time to dry before securing them together.

Now that the paper plates are dry you can secure them together in the Olympic ring format by glue or stapling them together. If you staple them together staple the blue , black and red ring together first then staple the remaining rings together on top of the three rings.

* You can hang ribbon on the back of the rings to hang them up or you can use tape, which should hold the weight of the rings, since they are fairly light.

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