So you have the world’s best dad in you home and he deserves some recognition? Why not have the kids make this award ribbon craft that’s just perfect for Father’s day.
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We all love recognition, some more than others, but there is no arguing that it’s great. What cooler way to show that than to award a person a award ribbon.
So for this Father’s day we though the dads around the world should be getting an award ribbon way of their own.
This one is fairly easy to make – we made sure to make it very kid friendly so this makes a super fun project to make at home or in the classroom.
Want to make things even cooler? Add a safety pin on the back so the dads will be able to proudly wear this award ribbon.
Time to make one!
How to make and DIY Award Ribbon for Father’s day
What you need
- 2 sheets of red paper (or any other color)
- yellow paper
- black marker
Ready? Let’s craft!
Watch the DIY Paper Award Ribbon Craft Video Tutorial
Step by Step Instructions for Making a DIY Award Ribbon
Start by folding a sheet of paper in half (along the longer side).
This way the center will be marked. Now cut along the middle to get two long strips of paper.
Start folding the sheet of paper (the strip) making accordion folds all the way till the end.
Not sure how to make this? You can watch the video tutorial as this step is shown more clearly.
This is what you should be getting once the whole paper is folded.
Do the same with the other strip of paper.
Push the “accordion” together (close it). Fold it in half.
Glue together on one side.
This will make the paper look like a fan.
At the bottom of the fan, the last two or three accordion folds will still be able to be stretched out. We don’t want that, so apply a small amount of glue at the centre to glue them together.
Repeat these steps with the other strip of paper.
Now you have two fans and you need to glue them together.
Hold them together for a while for the glue to set.
Cut a circle out of yellow paper. It needs to be smaller than the award ribbon rosette.
Write what the award is for. We went with the “Best Dad Award”.
Add glue at the back of the yellow circle and press it on to the rosette. Allow the glue to set.
Cut two ribbons out of red paper.
Glue them on the back of the award ribbon rosette.
All done and ready to be given to the best dad in the world.