Popsicle Stick Bracelets
Popsicle sticks!Popsicle sticks!
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Fill a pot with waterFill a pot with water
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Heat the water to boilHeat the water to boil
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Boiling water!Boiling water!
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Using tongs have an adult add the popsicle sticks to the waterUsing tongs have an adult add the popsicle sticks to the water
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Cover the waterCover the water
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Turn off the heatTurn off the heat
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Set the pot asideSet the pot aside
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Leave the popsicle sticks soaking for 4-6 hoursLeave the popsicle sticks soaking for 4-6 hours
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Once 4-6 hours has passed you can remove the lidOnce 4-6 hours has passed you can remove the lid
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Use tongs to remove the popsicle sticksUse tongs to remove the popsicle sticks
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Bend them carefully into a “C” shapeBend them carefully into a “C” shape
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Put them in a cup or mug to dryPut them in a cup or mug to dry
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If they don’t bend well put them back in the water to soakIf they don’t bend well put them back in the water to soak
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Be careful when your bending, they can break if they haven’t soaked enoughBe careful when your bending, they can break if they haven’t soaked enough
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Leave them in a cup or mug to dry for 24-48 hoursLeave them in a cup or mug to dry for 24-48 hours
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Beware sometimes a popsicle stick pops out of the cupBeware sometimes a popsicle stick pops out of the cup
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Once they are dry remove them from the cupOnce they are dry remove them from the cup
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Here are the bracelet designs I will be showing you how to makeHere are the bracelet designs I will be showing you how to make
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Put two popsicle sticks together and tape with Washi tapePut two popsicle sticks together and tape with Washi tape
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Tape the other side with washi tape and add more tape for decoration or cover the whole thingTape the other side with washi tape and add more tape for decoration or cover the whole thing
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Try wrapping the whole bracelet with washi tapeTry wrapping the whole bracelet with washi tape
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For this next design you will need string, sharpies and hot glue gunFor this next design you will need string, sharpies and hot glue gun
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Decorate the outside and inside of the braceletDecorate the outside and inside of the bracelet
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Measure out about 3 to 4 lengths or string around your handMeasure out about 3 to 4 lengths or string around your hand
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Add a dot of hot glue on the end and wrap the string around it, hold till it driesAdd a dot of hot glue on the end and wrap the string around it, hold till it dries
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Add a dot of glue on the inside or outside to glue the end down in the correct directionAdd a dot of glue on the inside or outside to glue the end down in the correct direction
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Repeat the previous steps on the other sideRepeat the previous steps on the other side
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Trim the ends if they are very longTrim the ends if they are very long
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Tie it into a knot or bow and trim the endsTie it into a knot or bow and trim the ends
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Finished!Finished!
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Wrap the string around your hand 3-4 times and cut the end. Do this only once for this design.Wrap the string around your hand 3-4 times and cut the end. Do this only once for this design.
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Add a dot of hot glue to the top end of the popsicle stick and attach the stringAdd a dot of hot glue to the top end of the popsicle stick and attach the string
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Add a dot of hot glue to the top and secure the stringAdd a dot of hot glue to the top and secure the string
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Add a dot of hot glue to the end and secure the stringAdd a dot of hot glue to the end and secure the string
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Tie a knot and trim the ends. Finished!Tie a knot and trim the ends. Finished!
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Add hot glue to the ends of two popsicle sticks and squeeze the ends till they dryAdd hot glue to the ends of two popsicle sticks and squeeze the ends till they dry
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Use sharpies to add a design or patternUse sharpies to add a design or pattern
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Finished!Finished!
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Thanks!!