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Gift Coat Pins | Christmas Gifts for Teachers

Gift Coat Pins

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

These pretty packages add a merry touch to a coat lapel, stocking hat, or backpack - and with a bit of luck, they just might be enough to tide your kids over until it's time to open the real presents.

Materials

  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Tacky glue
  • Gift wrap and tape
  • Thin curling ribbon
  • Mini bows
  • Adhesive pinbacks

Instructions

  1. For each pin, cut out three small rectangular or square pieces of corrugated cardboard and glue them together in a stack (the smaller ones shown here are about 1 1/2 inches square).
  2. Gift-wrap the stack, then decorate it with ribbon and a bow.
  3. Stick the pinback to the underside of the package, and the pin is ready to wear.