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How to Craft Apple Balloons

Make this fun and easy apple balloon craft on your next rainy day. It makes a great gift or conversation piece.


  • Step 1: Blow up balloons Blow up and tie your balloons.
  • TIP: Blow up a variety of different balloons.
  • Step 2: Tie yarn around knot Tie green yarn around the knots in the balloons.
  • Step 3: Make paper mache mix Make a paper mache mixture by combining 1 cup flour with 1 cup water.
  • Step 4: Tear up newspaper Tear the newspaper into thin strips.
  • Step 5: Dip Dip the newspaper strips into the paper mache mix and then wrap the strips around the balloons.
  • Step 6: Dry Tie the balloons to a hanger with yarn and let them dry.
  • Step 7: Paint Paint the balloons with red tempera paint. Once dry, glue on a green leaf cut out of construction paper.
  • FACT: Apples are fat, sodium, and cholesterol free and have approximately 5 grams of fiber.

You Will Need

  • Balloons
  • Green yarn
  • 1c. flour
  • 1c. water
  • Newspaper
  • Hangers
  • Red tempera paint
  • Craft glue
  • Green construction paper
  • Scissors

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