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Hot Air Balloon Decoration


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Hot Air Balloon Decoration - finished paper plate and plastic cup hot air balloon hanging on the wallThis decoration is easy and fun to make and looks cheerful and colourful in a child's room. It is a great rainy day project for children to make themselves. Decorate it however you wish. You don't have to use marker pens. You could try decoupage or collage, stickers, or fancy sticky tape instead.

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Steps:

  1. Punch holes in the plate at 12 o'clock, twenty past, and twenty before.
  2. Hot Air Balloon Decoration  - punch holes
     
  3. Draw a nice design.
  4. Hot Air Balloon Decoration - draw a design on the paper plate
     
  5. Colour it in.
  6. Hot Air Balloon Decoration - color it in
     
  7. Cut 3 pieces of string making them twice as long as you need them.
  8. Hot Air Balloon Decoration - cut three pieces of string twice as long as you need them
     
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  9. Fold one of the pieces of string in half, tying the ends in a knot.
  10. Hot Air Balloon Decoration - fold one in half and tie a knot in the end
     
  11. Loop the string through the top hole.
  12. Hot Air Balloon Decoration - loop string through the top hole in plate
     
  13. Make two holes opposite each other in the cup. If the cup won't fit into your hole punch, use the point of your scissors.
  14. Hot Air Balloon Decoration - using hole punch or scissors make two holes in the cup on opposite sides
     
  15. Fold the other 2 pieces of string in half, but do not tie them.
  16. Hot Air Balloon Decoration - fold the other two pieces of string in half but do not ite
     
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  17. Loop the string through the holes in the cup.
  18. Hot Air Balloon Decoration - loop string through the holes in the cup
     
  19. Tie the other ends to the bottom holes on the plate.
  20. Hot Air Balloon Decoration - tie other ends to the plate
     
  21. You can decorate the back too if you like.
  22. Hot Air Balloon Decoration - decorate the back of the plate if desired
     
  23. Pop a little toy into the "basket".
  24. Hot Air Balloon Decoration - put a small toy in the basket
     
  25. Hang your hot air balloon using the top string
  26. Hot Air Balloon Decoration
     
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December 22, 20170 found this helpful

Cute, Shirley!

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