DIY Pineapple pom-pom craft activity: Easy to follow step-by-step photo tutorial

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Pineapple pom-pom craft with instructions

Make a pineapple pom-pom: family craft activity including step-by-step photo instructions!

This adorable pineapple pom-pom is super easy to make and has lots of fun uses. Attach a ribbon to use as a bag charm, or make a hairband, key ring, or fun DIY pineapple jewellery!

To make your pineapple pom-pom, you will need:

Wool
Scissors
Glue gun or strong liquid glue
Sparkly foam paper or metallic card
Ribbon

Time to make: 30 minutes, tops!


How to make a pineapple pom-pom:

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Step One
Wrap the wool around your hands, approximately 80 times

Step Two
Carefully slide the coil of wool off your hand

Step Three
Tie a length of wool yarn around the centre of the coil of wool,
securing with a second knot.

Step Four
Now take your scissors and cut through the two loops of wool as shown, being careful not to cut through the centre.

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Step Five
Now to give your pompom a haircut! Carefully trim
until you have an even ball.
You can roll the pom-pom in your hands to make it more compact and oval shaped.

Step Six
Draw the top of your pineapple onto a sheet of paper and cut it out.

Step Seven
Next, trace the shape onto the reverse of your foam or metallic card. Cut it out two of the larger leaf shapes and one of the smaller.

Step Eight
Stick the two pineapple tops together as shown.
Place the third piece on the reverse.

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Step Nine
Finally, attach the top to the pineapple using a hot glue gun or liquid glue.
Push the pineapple top into the center of the pom-pom and hold in place until dry. If you want to add a ribbon loop it between the leaves, securing with your glue gun.

Other fun ideas for this pom-pom craft activity

To create a headpiece, simply hot glue your pineapple onto the top of a wide hairband.
To use as a key ring attach the ribbon to a metal key hoop.

Have fun and let us know how you get on and what you make with your pineapple pom-pom.

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