Make Ice Skate Swap Pins

Make Ice Skate Swap Pin Swaps for the Olympics

Get ready for the Winter Olympics and make Ice Skate Swap Pins to swap in honor of your team. Get together with your friends and think of different kinds of swaps you can make and swap with each other and friends you meet.  These Ice Skate Pins also make a great gift for a skating friend or a stocking stuffer for a skater.

Troop Leaders: These Ice Skate Pins would make a great swap project for your troop.

Trivia: The Dutch were arguably the earliest pioneers of skating. They began using canals to maintain communication by skating from village to village as far back as the 13th century. Skating eventually spread across the channel to England, and soon the first clubs and artificial rinks began to form. Passionate skaters included several kings of England, Marie Antoinette, Napoleon III and German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Source: www.olympic.org – Figure Skating

Supplies
  • Craft Foam
  • 1/8″ Hand Hole Punch
  • Yarn
  • Scissors
  • Paper Clips
  • Tacky Glue
  • Jewelry Craft Pin
Instructions
  1. To make these Ice Skate Swap pins first print the skate pattern.
  2. Staple all around the outside of the skate pattern to craft foam. It will make it easier to cut out.
  3. Punch out lacing holes.
  4. Cut out skates.
  5. Cut an 18″ piece of yarn. Stiffen ends with tacky glue.
  6. Beginning at the toe, “lace up” skates. Make a bow. Trim ends.
  7. Glue on a paper clip.
  8. Glue a pair of completed skates together.
  9. Glue on a pin.
Patterns, Templates and Printables

Click on a pattern to open it in a new window to print

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These projects are created by Terri, Betty, Jamie or one of the talented staff members at MakingFriends.com. They have been created exclusively for publication on FreeKidsCrafts.com with supplies you’ll be able to find around your house.

 

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