Back-to-School Craft: Feather-Topped Pencils

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Back-to-school means it’s time for fresh, new school supplies! Let your kids amp up the personality on the same old, same old with this fun, easy, back-to-school craft.

Supplies needed:

  • Feathers
  • Colored pencils
  • Florist’s tape
  • Assorted ribbon

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STEP 1: Select a your feathers.

Select a nice array of colors, shapes and sizes to make a truly unique creation.

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STEP 2: Secure the feathers.

Using the florist’s tape, secure the feathers around the top of a colored pencil. Wrap the tape around several times for a more secure hold.

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STEP 3: Add a ribbon.

Find a ribbon that compliments the feather colors, and tie a small bow around the florist’s tape. You can secure the ribbon on the tape by using standard school glue.

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Voila! Some personality in the pencil pouch? Yes please! And for some added points, these make great back-to-school  gifts for friends old and new!

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