Party Straws

by Claire Winlow (follow)
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Flower Power


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.
Level: Medium

Materials
Coloured paper
Scissors
Bendy drinking straws
Glue

Method
Cut a flower shape from a piece of coloured paper.



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Cut out a circle from another colour of paper
Stick the circle to the centre of the flower



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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.



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You can try lots of different designs. What about an octopus for an underwater theme?



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Cheeky octopus perfect for an underwater themed party


Categories
#Over 10's
#Medium
#Papercraft
#Birthday Party
#Mother's Day Present Idea
#Octopus
#Flowers
 
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