Canada Day Flag Hanging Plaque

Canada Day Flag Hanging Plaque

Skill Level: 1 of 5

What you need:

•    Tempera Paint – red & white

•    16 Jumbo Classic Craft Sticks, 15cm x 1.9cm (5.9” x 0.75” x 0.06”)

•    2 Elmer’s Foam Sheets – 1 red, 1 white

•    2 Chenille Stems – 1 red, 1 white

•    Paper, Pencil, Eraser

•    Elmer’s Tacky Glue or Glue Gun (adult supervision required with glue gun)


TIP: Refer to the photo as a guide.


Instructions:

1. Paint 8 Craft Sticks red and the other 8 white, and set aside to dry.

2. For a base, use a large white Foam Sheet cut to 14 cm x 28 cm (5.5” x 11”) rectangle.

3. Using paper, draw and cut out a Maple Leaf approximately 12 cm x 10 cm (4.75” x 4.25”). Trace the leaf shape onto the red Foam Sheet and cut out.

4. Glue the painted Craft Sticks to the white foam rectangle to create the base of the flag. Glue down 4 red, 8 white and then 4 red. Let dry.

5. Glue the Maple Leaf to the centre of the flag and let dry.

6. To make the hanger, twist the red and white Chenille Stems together and glue to the back of the flag.


Hang on your door or anywhere else to display.
Happy Canada Day!