Time Required :
About 30 minutes
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

hot air balloon

Watch your little one get carried away with this fun craft!
Step 1
Quantities Needed for Project:
2 – Paper Plates
 
Paint the bottom side of both paper plates, using red and blue paint. Use the image as a guide or paint your own design. Let dry.  
Step 2
Cut two 12" lengths of white yarn. Attach one end of the yarn to the front side (the opposite of the painted side) of one of the paper plates, about halfway up the plate, one on each outer edge. 
Step 3
Staple (or use double-stick tape) the paper plates together so that the painted sides face out.  
Step 4
Punch two holes on the top of the paper cup opposite each other. Thread the yarn through the holes and knot, making sure to keep the lengths even so the cup hangs level. 
Step 5
Punch a hole at the top center of the balloon, then thread a small piece of yarn through and tie to make a loop hanger.  
Step 6
Share your project photos with #MadeWithMichaels 
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  • 926203319
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10402445 
    $0.70
    ea.
    • Color: Red
    • Size: 2 oz
    • Color: Red
    • Size: 2 oz
    • Color: Red
    • Size: 2 oz
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  • 926203319
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10402480 
    $0.70
    ea.
    • Color: Bright Blue
    • Size: 2 oz
    • Color: Bright Blue
    • Size: 2 oz
    • Color: Bright Blue
    • Size: 2 oz
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  • 809187840
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10196945 
    $3.49
    • Color: White
    • Size: 7 oz
    • Color: White
    • Size: 7 oz
    • Color: White
    • Size: 7 oz
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You’ll Also Need
  • Hole Punch
  • Scissors
  • Paper Cup
  • Stapler (or Double-stick Tape)
  • Paper Plates (2)
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