Kids will love making this fun Memorial Day craft project.

If you plan on grilling this weekend with family and friends, hang these outside and let them blow in the wind.

What you need:

  1. Florists wire (and a pair of pliers)
  2. Plastic tablecloths
  3. Fishing line
  4. Scissors

These are very simple to make but kids will need a little adult help (but isn’t that what crafting WITH kids is all about).

Begin by using the pliers to secure each piece of wire into a circle.

Before you go on any further take a quick photo of the kids who are upset that they weren’t in the first photograph.

Next cut the plastic tablecloths into strips.

Fold each strip in half and place with a loop underneath the wire circle.  Thread the long ends through the loop and pull gently until tightened.

This is a great exercise in teaching the kids about patterns.  We did alternate colors, but try out a few different options such as 1/3 red, 1/3 white, 1/3 blue, or making three of these hoops using one color per hoop.

Attach some fishing line to the top and hang.

One of the great things about this project is you can save it for the 4th of July too.

I hope you all have a safe and wonderful Memorial Day weekend.

Happy crafting!