Wacky Bookmark Craft

Kids will think that reading is even more fun when they have something like a Wacky Bookmark to keep their place. Even better it is a bookmark that they can make themselves with simple materials.

Trivia:

The Norwegian Johan Vaaler is usually called the inventor of the paper clip. Norway had no patent office, so he filed an American patent for a set of square and triangular clips. That was in 1901. Source: Engines of Our Ingenuity – No. 769 THE PAPER CLIP

Supplies
  • Large Colored Paper Clips
  • Fuzzy Sticks
  • 7mm Wiggle Eyes
  • Thin Stick Such a Skewer or a Thin Paint Brush
  • Craft Glue
  • Scissors
Instructions
  1. Cut fuzzy sticks into lengths of your choice. Use the picture as a reference or make your own designs.
  2. Bend three pieces around the end of a large paper clips gluing in place.
  3. Coil the pieces around a skewer and slide the skewer out or trim and/or bend the pieces for another look.
  4. Glue on wiggle eyes.

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  1. jo-ann bertram says:

    they are really cute

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