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You will need: Lots of small rubber bands, strings, ribbon, red colour paper, punch machine, glue, scissors and pencil.

Tip:Instead of rubber bands, use colourful strings to make flowers.


How to make

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1. Thread some rubber bands (about 60) through a piece of string that is 5cms long.

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2. Tie the ends of the string into a knot. You will now have a rubber band flower.

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3. Make three more rubber band flowers.

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4. Thread a long string through the four rubber band flowers.

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5. Cut two strips of ribbon, each about 10cms long

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6. Using the punch machine, make a hole on one end of each ribbon.

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7. Thread a ribbon through one end of the string that runs through the rubber band flowers.

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8. Tie a knot as shown. Similarly, thread the second ribbon to the other end of the string.

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9. Draw a heart on the red colour paper and cut it out.

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10. Using the punch machine, make a hole on the top of the cutout.

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11. Write a message for your valentine on the heart.

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12. Tie a string to the heart as shown.

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13. Tie the other end of the string between the rubber band flowers.

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14. To wear the necklace, tie the ends of the ribbon around your neck.

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Your valentine necklace is ready!