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Cardboard Art

Try this simple project you can make with things you have around the house.

Approximate Time: 30 minutes


  • paper plate
  • black paint
  • cardboard tubes
  • scissors
  • paint in various colors
  • glue
  • glitter
  • yarn


  1. Paint a paper plate black. Allow paint to dry.

  2. Cut several different size rings from a cardboard tube. Paint each a different color and allow the paint to dry.

  3. Arrange the cardboard pieces on the paper plate and then glue them into place.

  4. Spread a little glue over each cardboard tube piece and around the rim of the plate. Sprinkle glitter over the glue. Allow all glue to dry.

  5. Glue a loop of yarn to the back of the plate to make a hanger. The yarn may also be taped on.

By Marie from West Dundee


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