strands of colourful ribbon hand from a bracelet


Twirl and Swirl with Rainbow Ribbon Dancers

May 4, 2015

Rainbow ribbon dancers are a cheap and quick craft for springtime fun! We made six of these for $4 — they'd make a great party craft. 

What You'll Need:

  • ribbon (in a rainbow of colours)
  • bracelets (the dollar store is a great place for these)
  • scissors

Bracelets, scissors and different colours of ribbon.


1. Cut the ribbon into pieces about twice the length of your arm.

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2. Fold the ribbon in half. Put the bracelet on top and loop the ribbon over the top of the folded ribbon, then pull the ribbon through the loop and pull it tight. You could add a dab of glue for extra durability, if you desire.

Three steps to attach ribbon to a bracelet.

3. Repeat with other colours of ribbon. Add as many ribbons as you'd like. 

A bracelet with six rainbow ribbons.

4. Repeat with other bracelets, then head outside to DANCE in the wind and spread RAINBOW joy all around!

A child holding two rainbow ribbon dancers.

Article Author Maureen Macmillan
Maureen Macmillan

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Maureen Macmillan is one half of the blog Twig and Toadstool. The blog is primarily a natural based craft blog that she created with the help of her friend Shanti. They create beautiful crafts made out of natural and beautiful materials, things that are inspired by Mother Nature, embellished with glitter, whimsy and imagination! Maureen is a mother of two beautiful girls, ages five and 10, and she feels fortunate enough to live in a part of Eastern Ontario where she is surrounded by the beauty of the natural world and part of a community of parents who encourage creativity and JOY!

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