Buying party decorations can be pricey, so why not make your own? This is a great kids’ party idea that you can do together, and your child will love the curly ribbon.

What you need

Coloured paper

Safety scissors

Sticky tape

Benefits

Coordination

Flexibility

Balance

Problem-solving

Decision making

Finding out about the world

How long will it take?

1 hr

What to do

  1. Cut the coloured paper into long thin strips, then open the scissors and place the coloured paper inside.

    scissors curling ribbon
  2. Pull the coloured paper against the scissors to make it curl – your child will think it's magic! Then with your child’s help, decide where to stick the ribbon around the house for pretty decorations.

    curled paper on mirror