Grow a tree in your home with foil and markers!
I found the idea for this project method when searching the web. We used a print out of the shape of a tree that I modified from a google search. Using the Shivat HaMinim for this project would be very cool as well, if you have patience to glue all the string! We didn’t bother mounting our page to cardboard as the original idea suggested. We also used some cotton twine rather than yarn and hot glue so we didn’t have to wait for the glue to dry. I tried to find a path that would allow for a minimum amount of string cutting, which was around the full perimeter and then a few smaller pieces for the branches. We fed the string directly off the roll, rather than guess at how long of piece we would need.
Looking for more Tu B’Shavt projects?
Toilet Paper Roll Trees for Tu B’Shvat
Mixed Media Trees for Tu B’Shvat
Lift-the-Flap Fruit Bowl for Tu B’Shvat
Foil Embossed Tree for Tu B’Shvat
Active: 15-20 minutes
Drying: 15 minutes+ if using regular glue
Tree template (download here)
Glue gun or regular glue
Yarn or twine
Heavy duty aluminum foil
I am handing this one off to the blog where I found the project originally. Find the directions here and my modifications above.
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