After I wrote this other card about how to make animal pushpins, I found out there is a DIY jackpot in the things you can make with plastic animals. This DIY project is incredibly cute for a kid's party or just a fun dinner with friends. This DIY tutorial comes from the creative people at Dollar Store Crafts.
For this project, you will need:
-- Plastic party cups
-- Plastic animals (you can find these at a toy store or online)
-- Hot-glue gun and hot-glue sticks
-- Black paint (make sure that it works on plastic)
-- Painter's tape
You can find most of these items at a craft store.
Glue on the plastic animals
Use the hot-glue gun to glue the animals to the plastic cups. Use caution when using the hot-glue gun!
Wrap painter's tape around the cup
Take the painter's tape and wrap it around the top of the plastic cup. Make sure that the tape is in a straight line.
Paint the cups and animals
Use the paintbrush to paint the animals and the cups with the black paint. You may have to paint on two coats to make the color completely opaque. Let the paint completely dry before removing the the painter's tape.
Enjoy using your incredibly cute party cups with animal holders!
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