These jazzy straws would look great at a birthday party. You could design them to fit a theme or you could make one for Morher's Day. Put it in a glass of fresh orange juice alongside breakfast in bed and you'll be guaranteed of a happy mummy.
Time: 20 minutes
Age: Over 10's but younger ones can get involved if an adult cuts out the templates.
Bendy drinking straws
Cut a flower shape from a piece of coloured paper.
Cut out a circle from another colour of paper
Stick the circle to the centre of the flower
Pierce a hole in the centre, just large enough to pass the straw through.
Poke the straw through the hole and position on the bend of the straw.
You can try lots of different designs. What about an octopus for an underwater theme?
Cheeky octopus perfect for an underwater themed party