Blunt darning needle for threading
This is a very simple craft, though not all countries are familiar with this type of decoration.
This is a great simple craft for elderly or the disabled and are ideal for decorating large tree's.
Using a needle, thread the fishing line through each piece of popcorn. Continue until you have a garland long enough to decorate a tree or room then tie a knot to secure.
Try using Colored pop corn for a festive look.
There are a couple of ways to successfully color popcorn.
1: Add food color to the oil prior to popping, this gives a very faint color finish.
2: Add powdered food coloring (found at cake supply stores) to popped corn for a more intense color.
3: Add a little water to some food coloring and pour into a bag. Add the popped corn and toss till it is well coated.
4: If the popcorn is NOT going to be eaten use a Powdered Poster Paint which can be bought from a toy store or the school may already have some.
Then toss the powder over your popped corn. This gives off a very very vibrant color but it is NOT Edible.
Generally these powder paints are actually non toxic so no harm would actually be done, but still not really edible.
By Shellie Wilson. Shellie is the chief creative editor for Craftbits.