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Monday, July 9, 2012

Monday Made it #2 and Last day for my Giveaway!

I am so excited for my second week doing Monday Made it with 4th Grade Frolics! AND 100 Followers! I think I need to come up with another giveaway...


One of the things I made was these wonderful animal print pom poms that I referenced in an earlier post! Tissue paper pom poms are not my original idea. There are tons of tutorials online!

I got the tissue paper from Amazon and couldn't be happier! It will go perfect with my jungle/safari themed classroom!


First you need 8 pieces of tissue paper! Because this tissue paper is a print there is more of the print on one side then the other so I put four pieces facing down and four facing up!


Then I started to accordion fold and fold and fold!


Then I found the center and took a small piece of wire and wrapped it around the center! Because I wasn't currently in my class I attacher two paper clips, one to the top and one to the bottom so that I can hang them from the ceiling and then below hang a picture and name of the animal tissue!


Don't forgot to cut the edges if you would like! I did a pointy tip to make them look fierce! I have seen some people just leave them without cutting and some do a rounded edge!


Then I began to fluff! I took one sheet at a time and pulled it up! 


Then when I had done the top, four sheets, (or bottom depending on how you look at it!) I flipped the ball and started again!


Wallah! Now just fluff up those awkward spots and you are done! I cannot wait to use these for my class table groups!


Here are all of the prints completed! I just need one more for elephants, but they don't have a print so time to go to Target and find some grey tissue paper!


I am almost done with my never ending teacher chair and I hope to post a full tutorial/picture display of what I did tomorrow when I announce the winner of my giveaway! If you haven't entered it isn't too late! There are only a few hours left so click here NOW to enter!

17 comments:

  1. That is so adorable!! Thank you so much for the tutorial!! I definitely want to find some polka dotted tissue paper to do that with! :)
    Lisa
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

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    2. There are also lots of tutorials on youtube that may help!

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  2. Your Monday Made It turned out great! I have my fingers crossed for your giveaway! :)

    Delighted in Second

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  3. Looks adorable! I can't wait to do these with my new classroom colors!

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  4. These just turned out amazing! Animal print tissue!!! Who knew??? So cute! Love it! Thanks for linking up:)

    4th Grade Frolics

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    1. I know! The only place I found it was Amazon though! I tried Target, Party City and so on!

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  5. Ooooohhhhh... Those are really cute, especially the zebra ones :). Great job! Can't wait to see how you will display them in your classroom.

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  6. Very cute idea! Do you hang them from the ceiling?
    ~April
    The Idea Backpack
    ideabackpack@gmail.com

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    1. Ya I am going to use them for the table groups! When I hang them up in my class I will definitely post pictures!

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  7. So glad I discovered your blog! Can't wait to follow along during your first year. :)

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  8. Those Pom poms are darling, the paper is so fun. Thanks for showing how to make them.

    Jill
    Bubbalulu.blogspot.com

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  9. Soooo cute! I need to make some of these!

    Marissa
    WILD About First Grade!

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  10. Those are so adorable! I think I might need to try making them. =)


    Heather
    Heather's Heart

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