Mermaid Party- Make Your Own Mermaid Tails

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I recently featured the creative party invites we made for Leah’s mermaid party, but now I want to show you something else we created that was a hit with the little swimmers- mermaid tails made from beach towels.

Materials Needed:

  • Beach towel
  • Ribbon (long enough to tie in a bow around each girl’s waist
  • Rubber band

Directions:

  1. Place a beach towel around her waist with the long part hanging down like a train of a dress.
  2. Tie your ribbon in a bow around her waist and then fold the top of the towel over to cover the ribbon and better secure the towel from slipping down.
  3. Wrap a rubber band around the end of the towel, leaving about a foot at the end. The last time you wrap it around, don’t pull the entire towel through- leave the rubber band in the center to split the towel and make your mermaid tail.

And that’s it!

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Comments

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    Wynn Harle says:

    My girls are going to love doing this. Thank you for such a simply fun idea.

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