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My daughter was telling me about some bad dreams she has been having, so I thought it would be fun to have her make a dream catcher. When I looked up ideas on Google, I found this Dream Catcher craft made by 4 Crazy Kings that looked simple enough.
- Paper Plate
- Markers, Crayons, Paints
- Hole Puncher
- Stickers (optional)
I first cut out a hole from the middle of the plate (which was super easy since our plates has lines in the middle that guided me where to cut). I decided that paint would take too long to dry, so we opted for markers to decorate our dream catcher.
I then punched several holes with the hole puncher. With the hole puncher on the outside of the plate, I punched three holes at one end for the feathers and then one hole directly across from the middle hole…this is to hang the dream catcher. From the inside of the plate, I punched 9 holes around the plate. Please note that I did not measure the distance between each hole so it’s not perfect.
I cut out a long piece of yarn and took one end and tied a bead to hold it in place. (on the back of the dream catcher). I then put a piece of tape on the other end of the yarn to make it easier to string beads through it.
My daughter then weaved the yarn in and out of the holes, occasional stringing a couple beads.
Don’t they look pretty?