- Bubble wrap: try to find the largest bubbles you can because no only are those really a delight to pop...more satisfying, but you'll also be able to have larger numbers. And try to find some that isn't likely 3 years old and mostly pre-popped or deflated like mine. ;)
- Frame/backing: I've used cheapo dollar store frames before and just blued the bubble wrap right on to that, so that's an option. This year, I used a wooden tray from the dollar store.
- Scissors: sharp and small
- Glue stick or double stick tape
- Sharpie or number stickers or computer printer
I don't do any spiffy measuring to get my numbers all aligned. I just eyeballed it and stuck my stickers down (stickers were from a scrapbooking calendar kit). Alternatively, you could write the numbers on the bubbles with Sharpie or print out a sheet all perfectly spaced. Pick your method, as for me this is my new motto.
I glued the bubble wrap to the paper with glue stick, but I wish I had double stick tape as it was a pain to get the bubbles and paper all happily stuck together and suppress the urge to mash them all. popppity pop pop pop.
advent calendar) from last year I made.
NPR about stress and bubble wrap. It includes a link to pop bubble wrap online.
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