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Thanksgiving Crafts


Pumpkin Balloon Fun
Pumpkin Balloon Fun
Pumpkin Balloon Fun

These bright and "airy" pumpkins will brighten up your house this holiday season.

What You'll Need:

  • Two long balloons, one orange and one green

Begin by inflating a balloon, leaving a three-inch tail. Inflate another balloon only one inch.On the longer balloon, pinch and twist a round bubble and two five-inch bubbles.

Twist two five-inch bubbles.
Twist two five-inch bubbles.

­ Bring the two five-inch bubbles together. Pinch and twist-lock.

Pinch and twist a five-inch bubble.

Pinch and twist a five-inch bubble.
Pinch and twist a five-inch bubble.

Bring that bubble together with the other two. Gently push that bubble between the other two that have been twist-locked.

Push the bubble between the first two bubbles.
Push the bubble between the first two bubbles.

Repeat the last two steps three more times.

Push the first round bubble inside, as shown.

Slide the tail of the second balloon through the pumpkin twice.
Slide the tail of the second balloon through the pumpkin twice.

Slide the tail of the second balloon through the pumpkin twice to secure the bubble into the twist-locked end, as shown.

Continue reading to learn how to make a silly bird that will entertain everybody at Thanksgiving dinner.

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