Fuzzy Stick Sombrero

Craft a festive sombrero to celebrate Mexican culture!


Materials

Instructions

Step 1. Gather your materials.

Step 1


Step 2

Step 2

Draw a 5" circle, then draw a 2" circle in the middle.

Step 3

Step 3

Cut out both the inside and outside circles.

Step 4

Step 4

Glue a light brown fuzzy stick around the outside edge of the circle.

Step 5

Step 5

Cover the entire circle in fuzzy sticks.

Step 6

Step 6

Continue gluing fuzzy sticks around the inner circumference to create the top of the sombrero.

Step 7

Step 7

As you continue to build the top of the sombrero, thread green, white and red pony beads onto the fuzzy sticks to represent the Mexican flag.

Step 8

Step 8

Cover the smaller circle from Steps 2 and 3 with light brown fuzzy sticks.

Step 9

Step 9

Once you've created about 6 layers of fuzzy sticks, glue the small circle on top.

Step 10

Step 10

Glue yellow pony beads around the outside edge of the brim.

Step 11

Step 11

Cut 2" pieces of white friendship thread. Tie white, green and red pony beads to the end of each thread.

Step 12

Step 12

Glue the threads to the bottom of the sombrero brim.