How to Make Patriotic Pinwheels

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How to Make Patriotic Pinwheels. The kid's will love making this easy craft project, the perfect 4th of July decorations.
red, white and blue construction paper
scissors
glue stick
1/4 inch dowel
brass tack

4th pinwheelCut one 6-inch square from the red paper and one 6-inch square from the blue paper. Cut 4 1/4 x 3-inch strips of white paper and a 1-inch white star.

On the red square draw diagonal lines from corner to corner intersecting at center. Layer red and blue squares together. Cut along the lines through both squares, 3 inches from each corner. Glue white strips onto blue square as shown in fig. 1.

With red and blue paper layered together and red paper on top, bend every other corner to center overlapping the tips. Push a brass tack through center of star and then through overlapping tips. Press end of tack onto the side of the dowel.



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The kid's will love making these patriotic pinwheels, the perfect 4th of July decorations.

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