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Shake things up with your very own Fourth of July Shaker.
you need: paper towel tube or Pringles© can, two 1 1/2 inch-wide
cardboard circles, small rocks or pebbles, ribbon (red,
white or blue),
crayons, markers, tape, scissors
What to do:
- Fill the paper towel tube
with your rocks. (If you are using a Pringles can just put the lid on and cover
the tube with a clean piece of paper and you are ready to go.)
- Then seal the tube by
taping the cardboard circles to the ends.
- Decorate the tube with
markers or crayons (remember it is the 4th of July so make it patriotic).
- Attach ribbons to each
side of the tube with tape.
To make a MINI July
4th shaker, use an empty film canister
instead of a Pringles can.
you need: pipe cleaners (red, white, and blue, of course), glue, glitter,
What to do:
- Cut two of the pipe cleaners
into four pieces.
- Roll the eight pipe cleaner
pieces in glue and cover them with glitter. When the glue is dry, glue the glitter-covered
pieces onto the third, whole pipe cleaner.
- Let the sparkling sparkler
- Make a bang at all your
Fourth of July activities with your great, and safe, Sparky Sparkling Sparkler.