Africa: Sandals
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Africa: Sandals

Design your own African sandals and embellish them with a tribal design.
Age Range: 6-8
Craft Time: 30 minutes
Messy Rating:
1 2 3 4 5
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Creatology™ Flip Flops
  • Jerzees® T-Shirt - White
  • Sharpie® Markers - Blue and Gold
  • Scissors
  • Elmer's® Glue

Project Instructions

Step 1 Remove the plastic band from flip flops. Discard.

Step 2 Cut hem from T-shirt.

Step 3 Cut 1" strip of fabric from bottom of shirt. Cut apart to make one long strand. Repeat 3 times for a totally of 4 strands.

Step 4 Use markers to embellish straps with stripes and dots.

Step 5 Use hole from straps to push fabric through flip flops.

Step 6 Push two strips through toe part, then tie in a knot and secure with glue.

Step 7 Continue fabric piece to each side hole, tie a knot, and come back up through hole to create your straps.