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How to Make a Parade Float SkirtParades floats disguise the vehicle or platform underneath, often using a skirt at the edge. This is a page about how to make a parade float skirt.

 

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Parade Float IdeasThis is a page about parade float ideas. Schools, organizations, and businesses often participate in parades for homecoming and holidays. Part of the fun and sometimes the stress is coming up with an idea for your float.

 

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"Candyland" Float Ideas for Parade of Lights?I have an art club that is participating in our local "Parade of Lights". Our group picked the theme "Candyland" ...

 

Homecoming Float Ideas

Homecoming Float IdeasThis page is about homecoming float ideas. There are many float design themes for this fall school occasion.

 

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A Storybook Christmas Float IdeasThis is a page about "A Storybook Christmas" float ideas. The theme of a Christmas parade opens the door to your creative side as you decide how to decorate your float using that concept.

 

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"Jingle Bell Rock" Christmas Float Ideas?This is a page about "Jingle Bell Rock" Christmas float ideas. Many organizations and businesses participate annually in Christmas parades around the country. Coming up with ideas to fit the parade theme can be difficult.

 

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12 Days of Christmas Float IdeasThis is a page about "12 Days of Christmas" float ideas. The popular poem and song of the same name offers lots of decorating ideas for a Christmas parade float.

 

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Cub Scouts Christmas Parade Float IdeasThis is a page about Cub Scouts' Christmas parade float ideas. Children's organizations, such as the Cub Scouts, often participate in local Christmas parades.

 

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Old Fashioned Christmas Float ThemeThis is a page about "Old Fashioned Christmas" float theme. The theme for a Christmas parade is the starting place for deciding how to decorate your float.

 

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Decorating Christmas Parade Floats?Each year organizations and businesses decorate floats to participate in their local Christmas parades. This is a page about decorating Christmas parade floats.

 

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"American Freedom" Float Ideas?Deciding how to decorate a Fourth of July parade float following the theme chosen is fun, but can also be challenging. This is a page about "American Freedom" float ideas.

 

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Valentine's Day Float Ideas?Whether designing for a small scale school project or a community parade, there are many excellent ideas you can incorporate into making a Valentine's Day float. This is a page about Valentine's Day float ideas.

 

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Girl Scouts Christmas Parade Float IdeasThis is a page about Girl Scouts Christmas parade float ideas. Coming up with ideas for your troop's float for the upcoming Christmas parade can be tough.

 

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Making Fake Snow for a Parade Float?We are building a Whoville float, from "The Grinch that Stole Christmas". What can we use for the floor and making fake snow?

 

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Float Ideas for Peanut Festival Parade?The school where I teach is in the annual National Peanut Festival Parade and the theme for everyone is "Find Your Fun". Our float will be blue and gold (school colors) and a Knight (mascot) will be on it as well. Can you help on decorations for the theme?

 

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Homecoming Float Ideas?My freshman class is making a float for the homecoming game. They are the Tigers and we are the Falcons. What are some good themes, ideas, and slogans to put on the float?

 

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"Our Children" Boat Parade Ideas?We have a ski boat we will be entering in a 4th of July boat parade this summer. The parade theme this year is "Our Children". Any great decorating ideas?

 

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Golf Team Parade Float Ideas?I'm needing some suggestions for a high school parade float for a golf team. The mascot is Eagles. I have never done this before, I'm a novice and need some tips and ideas.

 

Motorcycle Parade

Motorcycle Parade IdeasThis is a page about motorcycle parade ideas. Having a successful motorcycle parade that draws a crowd and pleases the riders can require some forethought and planning.

 

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"North Pole" Christmas Parade Float Ideas?I need ideas for a Christmas parade float for a dog rescue and the theme is "North Pole". We would like to have a catchy phrase.

 

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Class Reunion Parade Float Ideas?This page contains class reunion parade float ideas. Finding an appropriate theme for a reunion parade float can be a challenge.

 

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Swim Team Parade Float Ideas?Our theme is "Mirror mirror on the wall, the knights will take the ball" (lame I know). Our team is the Knights clearly and we're trying to tie our theme in with something related to swimming.

 

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"Building Our Country for a Better Future" Float Ideas?I was appointed to build a float representing our local elementary school for an upcoming parade. I have never done this before and could use all the help I can get. The theme is: Building our county for a better future. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

 

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Making a Float with a Mountain Theme?Any ideas on how to make a realistic looking mountain float for the back of a half ton truck? I only want a one peak mountain and I will be adding pictures to the mountain. I already have a wire frame, but was wondering how I could decorate it to look like a mountain.

 

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Cinco de Mayo Float Ideas?This is a page about Cinco de Mayo float ideas. Many communities have a parade as a part of their Cinco de Mayo festivities.

 

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Tee Ball Team Parade Float Ideas?This page contains tee ball team parade float ideas. Promoting and celebrating local ball teams can be fun.

 

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"Say No to Drugs" Theme Parade Float Ideas?I need an idea for a red ribbon float for a parade. The Theme is " Say no to drugs". Any ideas?

 

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Plants vs. Zombies Float Ideas?I am trying to pull together a cheap and quick Plants vs. Zombies float. Any ideas?

 

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"Frightly Fit" Halloween Float Ideas?I need some parade float ideas for Halloween. The theme is "Frightfully Fit'. Any ideas are great. Thanks.

 

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Parade Float Ideas With Theme Super Heroes?I am needing an idea for a pest control float. The theme is Super Heroes.

 

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"You Give, We Serve" Parade Float Ideas?Does anyone have some ideas for a parade float for a nursing home? The theme is "You Give, We Serve".

 

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Float Ideas for Annual County Parade Themed: Sow it, grow it, and show it"?I need some ideas on how to build a float for an annual county parade. The theme is "Sow it, grow it, and show it" for a church float.

 

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Church Float Ideas for Summer Parades?I have several theme ideas to make a church summer float but I need ideas of what to use or how to decorate it. Here are some of my ideas:

 

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Parade Float Ideas: Theme "A New Season in the Heart of Madison"?I need ideas for a Cub Scout Christmas parade float. Our theme is "A New Season in the Heart of Madison". Madison is our city.

 

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Christmas Float Ideas: Theme "Centennial Christmas"?I have been asked to chair the Holiday Lighted Parade Float for a group of kids this year. We'll have kids riding on a flat trailer that is about 8 feet x 18 feet. The theme this year is a "Centennial Christmas" to tie in with the town's 100th anniversary.

 

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"An All American Christmas" Themed Parade Float Ideas?I am needing some ideas for a float with the theme being "An All American Christmas". Please let me know if have any.

 

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Christmas Float Ideas for A/C and Home Improvement Business?A friend of mine is going to be doing a Christmas float this year. He owns an A/C company and also does home improvements. Any ideas on what he could do?

 

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Soccer Float Ideas?I need ideas for a soccer float. Thanks.

 

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"Toy Story" Theme Halloween Parade Float Ideas?I'm doing a Halloween parade float with my Girl Scout troop, grades K-3 and need some ideas. The theme is Toy Story. Please let me know of any ideas. Thanks!

 

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Ideas for a Parade of Lights Float?At holiday time we have a parade of lights. Does anyone have some ideas for a float?

 

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Ideas for a Humane Society Float Theme: Return of White River Monster?I am looking for ideas for a parade float for the Humane Society. The theme is, Return White River Monster.

 

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Christmas Float Ideas: Theme "It's Looking a Lot Like Christmas"?I'm needing an idea for a Christmas float. Our theme is "It's Looking a Lot Like Christmas."

 

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Skating Rink Sponsored Christmas Float Ideas?We are opening a skating rink in December and we are going to be in the Christmas parade. We will have a float with about 20 skaters skating behind the float. I would like to get some ideals for the float?

 

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Christmas Float Ideas: "Finding Joy Through Christmas Spirit"?I need suggestions for a float, the theme is: "Finding Joy Though Christmas Spirit'.

 

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Christmas Float Ideas: Theme "Santa Through the Ages"?I need ideas for a float for Girl Scout Daisies Christmas Parade, where the theme is Santa Through the Ages. Our budget is very limited so it must be very inexpensive and easy to put together. This will be our first float ever.

 

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"Holiday Cheer Starts Here" Float Ideas?I am looking for holiday float ideas for a cub scout pack. The theme is "Holiday Cheer Starts Here". I would appreciate any ideas.

 

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Credit Union Christmas Float: Theme "Deck the Halls"?My credit union is looking to get involved with the community by doing a float in the Christmas parade. The theme is Deck the Halls. Does anyone have any ideas?

 

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"Christmas is Dreams, Wishes, and Imagination" Christmas Float Ideas?I am looking for ideas for a Christmas float this year. Our town theme is: Christmas is dreams, wishes, and imagination.

 

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Float Ideas for a Mom's Group?I need ideas for a Christmas float for my Mother's Group. We are a nonprofit group and it is a light up parade. We need ideas that are cheap. We are a group of moms that have events like play dates, mom's night out, family events, etc.

 

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"Hollywood Christmas" Themed Float?My father is in the Amvets, they are wanting to make a float for the Christmas parade. The theme this year is "Hollywood Christmas" any ideas?

 

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"Trains" Themed Parade Float?My neighbor has two boys in Cub Scouts and their group is going to have a float in our local Autumn on Parade. We need ideas to decorate the float. The theme for the parade is "Trains". Thank you in advance for any and all suggestions.

 

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Float Ideas for Homestead Festival?We have a yearly Homestead Festival with a different theme each year. This year the theme is "Back to the 80s". I need float ideas. I am the Marketing Director at a Retirement Community called Liberty Village. Any fun ideas? I am stumped. Thanks.Lori Frick

 

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Ideas for a Corn Festival Float?I am looking for ideas for a float that will appear in our Corn Festival parade. This year's theme is "Hats off to Historic Grundy County". I live in a small town, originally settled by Indians.

 

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Parade Float Ideas for a Waterski Club?I'm looking for ideas for a Waterski Club parade float. The theme is "Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow".

 

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Cardinals Themed Float?Has anyone ever made a float with a Cardinals theme?

 

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Fiesta Parade Float Ideas?I am looking for float ideas for a fiesta parade.

 

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Postal Station Parade Float Ideas?I need ideas for a parade float for a wellness/weight loss clinic and yoga studio. The parade theme is the town celebrating 100 years as a postal station.

 

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Parade Float Ideas for Real Estate Company?I need ideas for a Real Estate company Christmas parade float.

 

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Decorating a Trailer Like Santa's Sleigh?I am looking for ideas on decorating a 18' trailer as Santa's sleigh for boy scouts.

 

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"Christmas Across America" Christmas Parade Theme?Our Christmas parade theme this year is "Christmas Across America". I'm looking for suggestions for float designs. We are a cub scout pack. We could have as many as 50-60 boys (or as few as 25-30 or less I suppose, but we had almost that last year and it rained!). We will likely have a 26 ft. trailer to use. I'm aware we'll likely have to have some boys walking as the 50-60 boy count does not include leaders. Please help!

 

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Building a Float to Hold 10 People?What materials would my school need to build a float to hold 10 people? Where could I get the materials from? How much do you think it would cost? How could I build it?

 

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Christmas Float Themed "Jingle Bells and Sea Shells"?I need ideas on how to decorate a Christmas float with the theme "Jingle Bells and Sea Shells".

 

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Christmas Float for a Kindergarten Class?I need a fun, cute and winning idea for a 2nd annual Christmas town parade. Our class won 2nd last year in a contest of best float. Although, we threw it together with one person's idea. However, this year we want to plan early, fundraise and make it not only fun for the kids but be surprisingly beautiful, fun, and have the winning idea for our kindergarten class of 20-30 children.

 

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"Miracle on Main Street" Themed Float?Do you have an idea for Christmas float with the theme "Miracle on Main Street"?

 

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"Country Living Past and Present" Float Ideas?I am needing a float idea with a theme of "Country Living Past and Present"? Any ideas?

 

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"Pandemonium" Themed Float?I need float ideas for the theme "Pandemonium".

 

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Parade Float Ideas for an Insurance Company?This summer we have to make a parade float for our county's home insurance company. Any ideas on what we could do?

 

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Float Theme: "Sharing: Love and Understanding for All"?I'm in charge of building a float. The theme is "Sharing: Love and Understanding For All". Any ideas would really help.

 

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Western Float Theme For Software Development Company?I am looking for a good theme for a float. Our company will be in a Western parade. We are a software development and image processing company. What is a good theme for a float? Please let me know!

 

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"Babes in Toyland" Themed Christmas Float?Our church is doing a float for our town Christmas Parade. The theme is "Babes in Toyland". Any ideas?

 

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Western/Cowboy Themed Christmas Float Ideas?I am looking for a western/cowboy themed float idea for the Christmas Parade.

 

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"Have a Holly Jolly Christmas" Christmas Float?I need some ideas for a Christmas Parade float for my daughter's Christian school. The theme is "Have a Holly Jolly Christmas". Any ideas?

 

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"Christmas in our Town " Christmas Float?Our theme for our Christmas Float is "Christmas in our Town". I am trying to design a float to represent our Church, so we would like to have a Biblical theme.

 

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"Christmas Through the Eyes of a Child" Christmas Float?I need some ideas for an upcoming Christmas Float. Our theme this year is "Christmas Through the Eyes of a Child". On this float will be five sixth grade girls that won in the Christmas Pageant. Can anyone help me with some ideas for a cute but theme related idea?

 

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"Winter Wonderland" Themed Float?We are a Sign Company and want to make a Christmas float using

 

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"Celebrate the Season" Float Ideas?I am looking for Christmas parade float ideas with the theme of Celebrate the Season.

 

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Movie Memories Float Ideas?I work for a not-for-profit organization and we are currently working on designing a float for the community day celebration in our town. The theme is "Movie Memories" and we are having a bit of trouble coming up with a float idea that will look fantastic but won't cost a lot.

 

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"Racing For Christmas" Float?My son's cub scout troop is planning to be in our annual christmas parade and this will be their first year entering, our theme is "racing for christmas".

 

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Dog Kennel Christmas Float Ideas?Any more ideas for dog kennel Christmas float?

 

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Christmas at PapPap and Granny's Float?I need ideas for a Christmas float with the theme "Christmas at PapPap and Granny's"

 

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Holly Jolly Theme Float?Can anyone give me any ideas for a christmas float with the theme being have a holly jolly christmas?

 

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Pet Boarding and Daycare Float Ideas?Ideas for a christmas parade float for our pet boarding and daycare business? We have lots of real dogs we can use.

 

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Float Ideas for Preschoolers?I need help on making a church Christmas float. I can't think of a theme but it's with my preschool children from church. Any ideas will help?

 

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Physical Therapy Float Ideas?Parade float ideas for a physical therapy organization.

 

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"Tennessee Christmas" Float Ideas?Our church is going to be in the christmas parade and we are using the theme "Tennessee Christmas" and would like to implement all parts of Tennessee such as Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett, Andrew Johnson, etc.

 

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"Sounds of Christmas" Theme Float?I need help with a Christmas Parade float. The theme is "Sounds of Christmas" It for my Girl Scout Troop

 

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Western Cowboys Float Ideas?Our school mascot is the panther and we play another school with the same mascot. Our theme is western cowboys. Any ideas for a float?

 

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Courthouse Employees Christmas Parade Float?I need an idea for a float for a Christmas parade. The courthouse employees ride on the float.

 

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Rebels Vs. Wildcats Float Ideas?We are the Rebels playing the Wildcats and we need some float ideas.

 

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Wolves Vs. Panthers Float Ideas?We are the Wolves (Red and Black) and for homecoming we are playing the Panthers (purple and yellow). Any Float Ideas?

 

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"Superstition" Theme Parade Float Ideas?It is homecoming time and were are a junior football team in the high school parade. The theme this year is "superstition". We are the Roosters and the opposing team is the Huskers. Do You have any low-budget ideas for a 5-6th grade float?

 

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Halloween Float Ideas?I am in charge of a float from our church in the community halloween parade. I have NO clue what to do.

 

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"Building Team Spirit" Float Ideas?I need ideas for how to build a float with theme "Building Team Spirit". Any suggestions?

 

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Indiana Jones Theme Float?I am in charge of my junior float at MVHS and the theme is Indiana Jones. We have a some good ideas, but I need help on how to make a paper mache ball roll on a track.

 

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Float Ideas for West Fest (West, TX)?I am a paramedic in the wonderful city of West, every year we have West Fest but this is the first year our EMS is going to build a float for the parade. West Fest is a Czech tradition here and we are proud to be a part of it we just need help with theme ideas and what we should put on our float.

 

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"In Remembrance of Jesus" Float?Our church is going to be in the Christmas parade and we are using the theme "In Remembrance of Jesus", any ideas on decorations for a float? Our youth are the ones that are going to be in it and we have a small number that will be in it.

 

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Float Ideas for a Women's Gym?I am looking for Christmas parade float ideas for an all women's gym.

 

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Knights Float Ideas?I need an idea for a float for homecoming. We are the knights and it's for the senior class. Some of the guys in my class want to build a tank but we have no idea how to relate that to our school and our class. Any ideas?

 

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Hawks Float IdeasI need a theme for my float. Our team mascot is the Hawks and we are black and gold. The team we are playing is the Cougars and they are blue and silver. The school says nothing that could be considered animal cruelty in our theme. Any ideas?

 

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Fairy Tale Parade Float?I need ideas for a float. The theme is fairy tale (example three little pigs). The float is like a parade float. It can't be more than 13 feet tall. This for my school's homecoming. We have won first place the last two years and we want to win another.

 

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Whiskey Rebellion Float Ideas?We have a parade and need to make a float for a Whiskey Rebellion (America freedom thing) we have a lot of room but don't have much money.

 

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Parade Floats Ideas For a Scrapbooking Store?I am looking for ideas for a parade float for a scrapbooking store. It has a theme of dragonflies and the parade theme is 100 years of history. Any ideas? I want a really original float.

 

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Ideas For a Pig Themed Float?I work at a Nursing Home in canada... We are making a float for our town's parade. The theme is PIGS does anyone have any ideas for what to put on it, or what to use to make things? PLEASE HELP!

 

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"A night at the Ranch" Parade Float Ideas ASAP!My daughters homecoming parade theme is "A night at the Ranch" Does anyone know of patterns to cut out a cardboard fence or cardboard horse, wagon wheel, etc? Any other ideas? The person doing this got sick and we have 2 days to pull it off.

 

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Christmas Parade Float Ideas?We have started a towing company this year, so we are still new. My husband wants to use our rollback wrecker as a float in the parade. I need decoration/theme ideas.

 

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Parade Float Ideas?I have to use a theme 1989 for a float we are entering in a parade. I am looking for help.

 

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Parade Float Idea?I would like some ideas for a parade float for a medical cannabis shop entry.

 

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Homecoming Float Ideas?What float can we do if we are the Bulldogs and we play against the Bulldogs?

 

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Securing a Faux Christmas Tree to a Parade Float?We're creating a float for our Christmas parade this year and were unsure the best way to secure a plastic Christmas tree :)

 

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Insurance Company Christmas Parade Float Ideas?I have an insurance office and would like to be in our first year Christmas parade. Any ideas on what to do or theme to use that connects with insurance?

 

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