It seems like all the summer holidays can use a great red, white and blue craft for the kids. This summer, we plan to keep the kids entertained with this kid's pom pom flag craft. It's easy and involves a bit of recycling too.
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With little kids, it's easy to contain the mess if you start with setting all the supplies out early. We like this craft because the supply list is short and easy to gather.
To make this we start with a good old cardboard box. I always encourage moms to keep a few of these on hand--it's pretty easy with all the Amazon deliveries we get. Thanks to the limitless cardboard supplies, we always have blank "canvases" to work with.
To help on this project, we enlisted master crafter Karimah Henry from the site craftingafunlife.com.
If you haven't checked out her site before do it ASAP. Karimah came up with a list of supplies and step-by-step instructions for creating this cool craft.
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Pom Pom Flag Craft Project Supplies
- Recycled cardboard
- Pom poms, 45-60 (red, white & blue-1 in)
- Sparkle pom poms, 4-6 (white-0.75 in)
- White paint
- Craft glue
- Foam brush
Pom Pom Flag Craft Directions
- First, cut recycled cardboard into a square then paint white. Allow to dry.
- Next, glue the blue pom poms in the left top corner then add sparkle pom poms.
- Finally, alternate rows of red and white pom poms to make the stripes.
Once the flag is finished you can hang it on your front door, or give it a spot of honor on the refrigerator.
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