Aloha! Hawaiian Lei

Aloha! Hawaiian Lei craft

Longing for some warm-weather fun, even in the middle of the winter? Create a tropical feeling with a colorful Crayola® Color Explosion™ lei!

  • 1.

    Think Hawaiian sunshine! Cut Crayola Color Explosion paper into several pairs of flower shapes.

  • 2.

    Add some floral flair! Decorate your flowers with Color Explosion color-reveal markers and Crayola Glitter Glue. Air-dry your sparkly flowers.

  • 3.

    With Crayola School Glue, glue each pair of flowers together, back-to-back. Air-dry the glue.

  • 4.

    Punch a hole in the center of each flower. Cut ribbon or yarn about 24 inches (61 cm) long. Cut colorful drinking straws into 2-inch (5 cm) pieces.

  • 5.

    You are ready to assemble your lei! Alternate stringing flowers and straw pieces on the ribbon. Use a bit of clear adhesive tape to hold the ends of the lei together. Put on your lei and do the hula! Aloha!