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DIY Jane Goodall Safari Vest and Hat

 DIY Jane Goodall Safari Vest and HatIn this Jane Goodall-inspired DIY from issue 1, kids will make their own safari vest and hat with a few simple steps and a whole lot of imagination.

DIY Explorer Vest 

Bravery DIY Safari Vest

Gather these supplies:

Paper grocery bag

Scissors

Glue

Pencil

Brads or buttons

DIY Safari Vest supplies

Follow these steps:

Step 1: Cut the handles off your paper bag, then lay it down with the opening facing you.

DIY Safari Vest

Step 2: Trace a simple template for the top of your vest. This includes a small V and small curved arm holes.

DIY Safari Vest

Step 3: Cut out arm holes and V (cut through the whole bag), then cut straight up the middle of the bag (just the front part).

DIY Safari Vest

Step 4: Open up and trim the arm holes so they are free of any leftover bag trimmings. Turn the bag inside out so any colors or logos aren’t visible on the outside.

Safari Vest DIY

Step 5: Use the scraps from cutting arm holes to create faux pockets. We were able to make 4 pockets with flaps out of the scraps.

DIY Safari Vest

Step 6: Glue on pockets and add buttons, a name tag, or anything else you can imagine.

Paper Plate Safari Hat

Bravery DIY Safari Hat

Gather these supplies:

Paper plate

Paper bowl

Spray paint*

Pencil

X-Acto knife*

Scissors

Hole punch

Hot glue gun*

Twine

*Ask an adult for help!

DIY Safari Hat

Follow these steps: 

Step 1: Spray paint your plate and bowl (we used tan), then trace bowl onto the middle of the plate

DIY Safari Hat

Step 2: Ask an adult to use an X-Acto knife to cut just inside the traced line.

DIY Safari Hat

Step 3: Punch holes around your bowl.

DIY Safari Hat

Step 4: Pop the bowl through the hole you made in the plate. The lip of the bowl should catch on the plate. Ask an adult to help you hot glue it in place.

DIY Safari hat

Step 5: Measure and thread twine through opposite sides of the plate and tie in place.

Safari Hat DIY

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