By Julie McGuffee
Peacock™ construction paper – pink, purple, green,
- Black marker
- Plastic knife to
score, or paper trimmer with scoring blade
When you see the “helping hand” symbol on a project,
it means you may need adult supervision to do the project. Always
use care when using tools or a heat source. Be careful and safe!
1. Cut the following
||Two, 4” x
4” squares of black paper
12” x 2” strip of white paper
10” x 2” strip of white paper
Five 3” x 1-1/2” strips each of green and
2” x 10” strip of green paper
1-1/2” x 10” strip of purple paper using paper
2. Mark and score a
line across each strip of white paper every 2”. Accordion
fold both strips. Overlap then glue the ends of the strips
together to make one 20” x 2” folded strip. Cover
the top square of the folded strip with glue then place on
the center of one of the black squares. With the strip still
folded cover the square at the opposite end with glue then
center on the second black square. Press firmly together making
sure the edges of the black squares are aligned.
3. Unfold the card then glue the green and purple strips to
each white square, alternating the colors.
4. Use the alphabet stencil to write the letters for the words
“Thank You” onto pink paper. Leave a space around
each letter. Cut around each letter with paper edgers. Starting
with the second square, glue the letters onto the green and
5. To make the band, glue the purple strip to the center of
the green strip. Wrap around the card. Overlap then glue the
ends together. Do not glue to the card. Decorate the center
of the strip with three, punch circles.
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