Patriotic Baton Crafts for Kids

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From Better Homes & Garden
What You’ll Need

Eight to ten sheets of newspaper (for each baton)
Transparent tape
Red ribbon
Crafts glue
Shredded crinkle paper
5-inch silver cardboard star
Star-shape foam stickers

How to Make It
1. Tightly roll a stack eight to ten sheets of newspaper (roll from one corner on a diagonal) and secure with tape. Trim to about 20 inches long.
2. Tape the red ribbon at one end of the stick and wrap it in a spiral to the other end; secure with tape.
3. Glue crinkle paper and a silver cardboard star onto one end of the baton; let dry flat.
4. Adhere star-shape foam stickers to the cardboard star.