Jumbo Prize Ribbon Craft

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Jumbo Prize Ribbon Craft

All of us have a reason to celebrate someone super special in our family or community, don’t we? Perhaps you have a special event, class activity or party game that requires a winning ribbon. Maybe you’re searching for the perfect message to share that doesn’t come in a card.  How about making our Jumbo Prize Ribbon and customizing it however you like? A ribbon for any occasion: birthday, special day, or holiday! 

Jumbo Prize Ribbon Craft

Things you’ll need

  • 3 sheets of cardstock – same color
  • 2 sheets of cardstock – alternate colors
  • Letter stickers or markers
  • Hole punch 
  • Hot glue 
  • Large safety pin  
  • Pencil 
  • Small bowl 
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Optional: fun shape scissors
Jumbo Prize Ribbon Craft

You can start by making the rosette center. Fold two sheets of paper into accordions, ensuring each fold is about ½ inch. (Folding tips: You can use the edge of your table to help make straight folds and use the side of a pen to go over the folds and sharpen them.)

Jumbo Prize Ribbon Craft

Once both sheets are folded, cut the ends on a diagonal. Make sure both pieces of folded paper are the same length.

Jumbo Prize Ribbon Craft

Next, fan out your accordions. Using a glue stick, adhere the edges together to make two semicircles.

Jumbo Prize Ribbon Craft

Glue these two semicircles together to make your rosette!

Jumbo Prize Ribbon Craft

Cut out two long strips from the third sheet of paper about 2 ½ inches wide. Use your fun scissors to trim the ends if you like! Layer and glue them together.

Jumbo Prize Ribbon Craft

To make the center of your ribbon, choose two new shades of paper and trace two circles, one a little bigger than the other. Use fun shape scissors if you like! Stick these two layers together with your glue stick.

Jumbo Prize Ribbon Craft

Now you can have fun making your message! Use markers or stickers to spell out your special prize message in the inner circle.

Jumbo Prize Ribbon Craft

World’s Greatest Sister! Best Mom Ever! Best Dad In The Universe! Best Grandma In The World!

Jumbo Prize Ribbon Craft

Now you’re ready to make the back of the ribbon. Cut out one more paper circle. Use your hole punch to punch one or two holes near the top of the circle. If you want to hang the ribbon with some string or a hook, punch one hole. If you’d like to attach a safety pin so it’s wearable, punch two holes.

Jumbo Prize Ribbon Craft

Now you can assemble your ribbon! These are the pieces you should have ready to go.

Jumbo Prize Ribbon Craft

First, glue your long ribbon tails to the back of the rosette. Next, add a bit of hot glue to adhere the ribbon backing.

Jumbo Prize Ribbon Craft

Finally, glue your front crest to the rosette.

Jumbo Prize Ribbon Craft

Whatever it is you’re celebrating, JOB WELL DONE!


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