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Twig Vase

Your kids can give a bouquet of flowers the natural look, with this vase made from twigs.

Materials Needed:

  • Twigs
  • Rubber bands
  • An empty jar
  • Twine or ribbon
  • Glue

    What to do:

    Step One:  While on a nature hike or playing in your backyard, gather a bunch of long, straight twigs.

    Step Two: Break your twigs so that they are an inch longer than the height of the jar.

    Step Three: Wrap a rubber band around the neck of jar, about an inch from the top.

    Step Four: Wrap another band around the jar, an inch from the bottom.

    Step Five: Place the twigs around the jar, tucking the ends under both rubber bands. Space them as closely as possible.

    Step Six: When the jar is covered with twigs, slide the rubber bands toward each other, so that they meet in the middle of the jar.

    Step Seven: Take a few pieces of twine or ribbon and wrap them around the rubberbands.

    Step Eight: To finish the vase off, you can either make a bow with the ribbon, or simply glue the ends in place.