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Key Chain Pennants

Key Chain Pennants

Total Time Needed: 2-3 Hours

Kids can show their team spirit with these wearable keepsakes -- perfect for belt loops, backpacks, or gym bags.


  • Pencil and ruler
  • 4- by 12-inch strip of stiff felt (one strip makes 11 pennants)
  • Scissors and pinking shears
  • 9- by 12-inch sheet of self-stick felt
  • Hole punch
  • Stretch cording (we used Stretch Magic,1.5 mm)
  • 4 mm beads (20 per key chain)
  • Key clips (1 per key chain)
  • Puffy paint for decorating


1. Use a pencil and ruler to divide the stiff felt into 11 triangles, as shown (A). Cut two 1- by 12-inch strips of self-stick felt and trim one long edge of each with pinking shears.

Key Chain Pennants - Step 2

2. Stick one strip along each edge of the stiff felt as shown (B). Cut out the triangles, remove the bits of felt from each pointed end, and punch a hole in the center of each wide end.

Key Chain Pennants - Step 3

3. For each pennant, knot a 10-inch piece of cord into a circle. Thread it through the pennant hole and back through itself to secure it, as shown (C).