How to Make Button Covers for Kids

United Button Covers

United Button Covers
United Button Covers

Make your own international fashion statement with united button covers by adding miniature flags to your favorite button-down shirt.

What You'll Need:

  • Reference books
  • Strong craft foam squares
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Permanent markers
  • Craft knife

How to Make United Button Covers:

Step 1: Look in reference books to find pictures of flags from different countries. Trace and cut out 2x1-inch rectangles from strong craft foam. Make a rectangle for each button you want to cover.

Step 2: Use permanent markers to color each button cover like a different flag. Take a pencil and mark the width of the button holes from your shirt in the middle of each button cover (on the unpainted side).

Step 3: Have an adult cut slits for the buttons on the lines you just drew. Put on your shirt, and button it. Slip the button covers over the buttons, and unite all the nations.

Keep reading to learn how to make button covers that look like your favorite people or animals.

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