Buying a present for a one-year-old always seems a tad impersonal since the tot hardly acknowledges the gift. Give him something made with love that he can save throughout the years. It will keep mama from having to make a tough choice at the toy shop while keeping a few dollars in her pocket.
To see how to make this simple sign to hang in the nursery or play room,
Supplies for the project:
- Old cereal boxes or manila folders
- Hole puncher
- Pencil or pen
- Ruler or straight edge
- A traceable circular object like a can
- Bright construction paper
- Use a ruler to draw a few flags on the back of the cereal boxes.
- Cut some newspaper in the same shape but about an inch bigger all the way around.
- Glue the newspaper to one side of the flag. Fold the edges over and glue them to the back for the triangle.
- Trace circles on the bright colored construction paper and cut them out.
- Glue the circle onto the newspaper side of the flag.
- Draw a letter on the circle and fill it with glue.
- Sprinkle the glitter on the glue, shake it off and allow it to dry.
- Once dry, punch two holes in the top of the flags.
- Run the ribbon through the tops of the flags.
- Put it in a cute package and give it to the birthday boy!