Making your very own paper umbrellas is easy and inexpensive..your kids will think you are a crafty super hero.
Homemade Paper Umbrellas
What You'll Need
- Pretty patterned paper
- A soup can
- Pen or pencil
- White Glue
1. Trace a circle onto the patterned paper using a soup can and pen or pencil.
2. Cut out the circle using either a regular pair of scissors or a pair with a decorative edge. Cut a small triangle from the circle like the one shown below.
3. Wrap the umbrella into a cone shape and using double sided tape or a glue stick secure the ends together. Put a dab of white glue on the inside the tip of the umbrella and poke a toothpick through the center.
There...how simple was that?!
Go get your craft on!!