Cheers & Jeers Stick

By  Melony Bradley 

size: 12"

  • Cheers Stick
  • Jeers Stick


  • Paper plates, two 9”
  • Wooden paint stick or jumbo craft stick
  • Craft foam: green, orange (or colors of choice)
  • Black alphabet stickers
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paints: Primary Yellow, Lamp Black (or colors of choice)
  • Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler, paintbrush, black marker, newspaper (to cover work surface)
  • 1. On covered work surface, paint paper plates Primary Yellow and craft stick (handle) Lamp Black. Let dry.
  • 2. Trace hand two times on green craft foam. Cut out hand shapes. Cut 10 1/2" half-circles (fingernails) from orange craft foam.
  • 3. Use black marker to outline hands and fingernails.
  • 4. Glue each hand on center of each plate, one facing upward (cheers) and one facing downward (jeers). Bend fingers and glue. Glue fingernails on bent fingers. Let dry. See photo.
  • 5. Glue handle between paper plates. Glue plates together. Let dry.
  • 6. Press alphabet stickers spelling "cheers" and "jeers" on sides of plate.