Red, White & Blue Clothespin Wreath

Decorate for the 4th of July with a red, white and blue clothespin wreath! A great fine motor craft for little kids, with a beautiful decoration as the result!


Materials

Instructions

Step 1. Gather your materials.


Step 2

Step 2

Cut out the middle of a paper plate, leaving a 1" border.

Step 3

Step 3

Paint 11 clothespins blue.

Step 4

Step 4

Clip the clothespins onto the paper plate border, as shown.

Step 5

Step 5

Paint 15 clothespins white.

Step 6

Step 6

Paint 18 clothespins red.

Step 7

Step 7

Clip the red and white clothespins onto the paper plate border, alternating 3 red clothespins and 3 white clothespins until they're all clipped on.

Step 8

Step 8

Place white glitter foam star stickers randomly on the blue clothespins.

Step 9

Step 9

Cut a long piece of natural braiding cord and fold it in half. Lay it under the wreath.

Step 10

Step 10

Pull both ends of the cording through the loop.

Step 11

Step 11

Tie the ends into a bow.

Step 12

Step 12

Stabilize and reinforce the wreath by gluing mini clothespins to the back.