Saturday, September 5, 2009

Popsicle Stick Barrel

This is a quick, cheap and easy decoration for a garden or imaginative play with a Barbie or G.I. Joe doll. Items used:
  • Tin can
  • Popsicle or craft sticks
  • Hot Glue Gun and glue sticks
  • 2 thick rubber bands

If you are going to use the barrel outside, cut out the bottom of the can also.

Use a dab of glue on the popsicle stick to hold it to the can.

After you have a few sticks glued down, put the rubber band around bottom but a bit towards the center of the can and slide the remaining sticks around the can until all are in place.

Add a dab of glue to the underside of each stick (you will have to lift it up a bit) to secure it to the can. Slide the other rubber band on the can and adjust both so one is more towards the top and the other more towards the bottom.

3 comments:

  1. What a great idea! Super creative :)

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  2. Great project and something you could definitely do with the little ones while they are out of school this summer

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  3. How clever! Thanks so much for joining us at P K Glitz!

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