AUTOPLAY
Popsicle Stick Bracelets
39 steps
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Popsicle sticks!
1. Popsicle sticks!
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Fill a pot with water
2. Fill a pot with water
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Heat the water to boil
3. Heat the water to boil
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Boiling water!
4. Boiling water!
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Using tongs have an adult add the popsicle sticks to the water
5. Using tongs have an adult add the popsicle sticks to the water
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Cover the water
6. Cover the water
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Turn off the heat
7. Turn off the heat
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Set the pot aside
8. Set the pot aside
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Leave the popsicle sticks soaking for 4-6 hours
9. Leave the popsicle sticks soaking for 4-6 hours
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Once 4-6 hours has passed you can remove the lid
10. Once 4-6 hours has passed you can remove the lid
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Use tongs to remove the popsicle sticks
11. Use tongs to remove the popsicle sticks
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Bend them carefully into a “C” shape
12. Bend them carefully into a “C” shape
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Put them in a cup or mug to dry
13. Put 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 soak
14. If 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 enough
15. Be 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 hours
16. Leave 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 cup
17. Beware sometimes a popsicle stick pops out of the cup
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Once they are dry remove them from the cup
18. Once they are dry remove them from the cup
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Here are the bracelet designs I will be showing you how to make
19. Here 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 tape
20. Put 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 thing
21. Tape 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 tape
22. Try wrapping the whole bracelet with washi tape
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For this next design you will need string, sharpies and hot glue gun
23. For this next design you will need string, sharpies and hot glue gun
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Decorate the outside and inside of the bracelet
24. Decorate the outside and inside of the bracelet
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Measure out about 3 to 4 lengths or string around your hand
25. Measure 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 dries
26. Add 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 direction
27. Add 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 side
28. Repeat the previous steps on the other side
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Trim the ends if they are very long
29. Trim the ends if they are very long
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Tie it into a knot or bow and trim the ends
30. Tie it into a knot or bow and trim the ends
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Finished!
31. 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.
32. 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 string
33. Add 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 string
34. Add 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 string
35. Add a dot of hot glue to the end and secure the string
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Tie a knot and trim the ends. Finished!
36. 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 dry
37. Add 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 pattern
38. Use sharpies to add a design or pattern
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Finished!
39. Finished!
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Thanks!