Cheers & Jeers Stick

Materials

  • 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)

Directions

STEP 1

  • On covered work surface, paint paper plates Primary Yellow and craft stick (handle) Lamp Black. Let dry.

STEP 2

  • Trace hand two times on green craft foam. Cut out hand shapes. Cut 10 1/2” half-circles (fingernails) from orange craft foam.

STEP 3

  • Use black marker to outline hands and fingernails.

STEP 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.

STEP 5

  • Glue handle between paper plates. Glue plates together. Let dry.

STEP 6

  • Press alphabet stickers spelling “cheers” and “jeers” on sides of plate.
by Melony Bradley
Cheers Stick
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