Terri Bose of MakingFriends.comhttp://makingfriends.com
Native Americans made dance fans from natural materials to use in their ceremonies. Our dance fan resembles one made from birch bark by tribes in North America.
Tan Craft Foam
Foamie Shapes and/or Craft Foam Scraps
Two Jumbo Craft Sticks
One Yard #20 Hemp
1/8" Hand Hole Punch
Click on printables and cut two fans from pattern out of tan craft foam.
Place one on your work surface and arrange feathers to stick out of the top. Glue in place. Glue second fan piece on top.
Glue a jumbo craft stick to each side to make a handle, lining them up and gluing the bottoms together. Let dry.
Punch holes along both side of the handle and lace with a piece of hemp.
Decorate fan with foamie shapes or scraps.
This craft reprinted courtesy of Terri of MakingFriends.com.