How to Make a Baton

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Make a Baton
Make a Baton

Strike up the band and start the parade. Everyone can join in the fun with their own baton. This craft is perfect for a little girls' sleep over or a fun birthday party. Read on to learn how to make a baton.

Things You'll Need

  • Long paper tube from gift wrap
  • Red, white and blue colored tape
  • Red and white curling ribbon
  • Star stickers
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Wrap red tape around the tube at one end.

Wrap a stripe of white tape next to it. Then a stripe of red.

Continue alternating colors until you have about ten stripes. Repeat for other end.

Wrap the remaining area in the middle with blue tape.

Cut 10 pieces red and white curling ribbon about 2 inches long. Curl using the end of a scissor.

Tape or glue inside one end. Repeat for the other end.

Stick on stars in the blue section.

Tips & Warnings

  • Make sure to have an adult help while using the scissors.
  • You can also mix up the colors and stickers to your own preference.
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