Graduation Crafts and Recipes
Print templet from here.
Make a pompon by wrapping yarn around the CD case at least 100 times. Mix the yarn colors if you like.
Cut a 6" piece of yarn and slide it under wrapped yarn. Tie tightly into a double knot.
Turn over and cut completely through yarn as shown in picture. Turn pompom sideways and smooth down strands.
Trim Styrofoam ball so it sits upside down. Use tacky glue to glue upside down on the feet.
Cover the top and some of the sides with tacky glue. Separate the strands of the pompon to fit the ball. Press pompon into place. Arrange yarn.
To make cap, form long rectangle into a circle overlapping 1/2" and glue. Hold with clothes pin until dry. Run a bead a glue along one edge and attach it to square. To make a tassel, wrap yarn several times around two fingers. Leave about 6" of yarn on one end. Remove from fingers and pinch together at that end. Use another piece of yarn to wrap pinched strands together. Tie off. Cut open loops on other side. Push long piece of yarn through a hole punched in the top. Tie a knot to hold it into place and trim.
Use tacky glue to attach eyes, hands, and cap.
Cut a piece of paper to make a diploma. Roll and glue to hand.