Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Simple Pom Poms

by Lindsay Law (follow)
Easy (870)      5 to 10s (610)      Over 10s (380)      Wool (23)      Pom Pom (11)     
This is a much simpler way to make pom-poms than you might have learnt. Cardboard circles are dispensed with, and instead you just need a hand. You can make all sorts of sizes and colours.



Pom-pom


Time: 10 minutes
Age: 5-10's, Over 10's
Level: Easy

Materials
Ball of wool
Scissors
Your hand



Blue wool


Method
Pre-cut a couple of strands of wool about 30cm long. Put them to one side.
Using the main ball of wool, wind the wool about 50-100 times around your hand. To make smaller pom-poms, use fewer fingers. You might need fewer winds for the smaller pom-poms, but for a big one on all your fingers, wind about 100 times. It will make a fluffy pom-pom. Keep your fingers slightly apart so you can get the wool off easily, and so your circulation isn't cut off.



Blue wool


Slide the wool off your fingers.



Blue wool


Wrap the pre-cut wool around the middle of the pom-pom and pull tight, like a belt. Once you have done it with one string, do it with the other one too, as you will be able to pull it more tightly.



Pom-pom, wool



Pom-pom, wool


Cut the through the loops of wool.



Pom-pom, wool


Fluff the the wool out to make bring the pom-pom into its proper shape.



Pom-pom


Categories
#5 to 10s
#Over 10s
#Easy
#Wool
#Pom pom
I like this Article - 9
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Lindsay Law
I regularly volunteer to do face painting at school fairs or other family fun days
6 likes
Older children will love getting creative and putting together this brightly-coloured winter scene
9 likes
I used to love making paper doll chains when I was little
8 likes
Use masking tape, paint, and pen to make a pretty silhouetted tree
7 likes
Easter bonnets are a traditional Easter activity based on an old custom of wearing new clothes at Ea...
7 likes
This is an idea for a very simple sock puppet
6 likes
view all articles by Lindsay Law
Articles by Lindsay Law on Other Hubs
ID: 30228
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
A fun and cheap game to create for a hot day
6 likes
These bookmarks are easy to make and most importantly are sure to stay in place
1 like
Similar to a snow globe, you can create your own flitter storm by giving this jar a good shake
8 likes
You will have the kids squealing with delight when you set up a balloon rocket! Best of all, you wil...
8 likes
Turn jelly into finger food! This is a fun activity for kids to do with an adult
3 likes
Using store-bought cardboard shapes, or ones you have made yourself, kids of all ages can have f...
3 likes
Inspirational quotes on a watercolour background seem to be everywhere right now
8 likes
Make this cute little fish with your little ones using items that can be found in most homes
3 likes
This is an awesome craft for every princesses who love the Beauty and the Beast
1 like
These easy brownies are transformed for Easter with a little icing and mini eggs to create chocolate...
1 like
Categories
Under 5s (587)
Any Age (402)
Over 10s (380)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (870)
Medium (241)
Hard (37)
Featured on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012-2017 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version