Thursday, July 4, 2013

Miss Victory! A Molly Craft

For Molly, life in 1944 was full of challenges. The world was at war, which kept her father far away caring for wounded soldiers and made her friend Emily leave her home in England to escape the war. These were serious and difficult times for everyone, but Molly and her friends still had fun together playing, roller-skating, and going to the movies. While soldiers were fighting in World War Two, Americans at home were cheering them toward victory. Try two of Molly’s patriotic crafts that are all about supporting the U.S.A.!
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors
  • White poster board
  • Stapler
  • Pencil
  • Printer paper
  • Tape
  • Red, blue, and silver glitter glue
  • White glue
  • Sequins
  1. Measure around your head with a tape measure.
  2. Cut a strip of poster board 1 inch wide and 1 inch longer than your head measurement.
  3. Staple the ends of the poster-board strip together.
  4. Print out this star pattern.
  5. Tape the printed star pattern to the poster-board and cut out the star.
  6. Use the poster-board star as a pattern to draw 2 more stars and cut them out.
  7. Decorate the stars with glitter, and glue them to the crown.
  8. Decorate the band of your crown with glitter, glue, and sequins.

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