Foam Name Tags

Perfect to help your child keep track of his/her school bag, lunch bag or even suitcase, these foam tags are easy and fun to make. They would make a great back to school project or camp activity.

Foam Name Tags

Project Info

Difficulty Easy
Duration Under 15 minutes
Age 3+
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Materials

  • Adhesive Foam Sheets (size: 6x9")
  • Adhesive Foam Stickers (Optional)
  • Hole Punch
  • Plastic Lacing cord
  • Sharpies
  • Split Rings

Instructions

    1. Using a pencil, draw a line 2.5 inches below the top of the long side of the foam sheet.
    2. Cut along the line. You should now have a rectangle that is 2.5x9".
    3. Cut the rectangle in half. You should now have 2 rectangles that are 2.5x4.5".
    4. Using the hole punch, punch a hole through the end of each rectangle (the position of the hole should be in the middle of the short edge of the rectangle about 0.5" in from the edge.
    5. Peel the backing off the two foam rectangles and stick them together being careful to line up the edges and the punched hole.
    6. Use a sharpie to write your name on the tag.
    7. Decorate! You can use pre-cut foam stickers, or you can cut shapes from the remaining adhesive foam to form patterns or pictures.
    8. Attach the name tag to a split ring using the plastic lacing cord.

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    Useful supplies

    - our picks from Amazon for this project:
    Darice DariceFoamiesStickyBack6x940pc, 6" x 9" Sheets (Pack of 40), Assorted, 40 Count
    Darice DariceFoamiesStickyBack6x940pc
    ArtSkills Peel and Stick Adhesive Foam Poster Letters & Sparkle Stickers, Acid-Free School Projects, Posters & Educational Learning, Multi
    ArtSkills Peel and Stick Adhesive Foam Poster Letters & Sparkle Stickers
    Pepperell Braiding Rexlace Plastic Lacing 200 Feet-Assorted Colors
    Pepperell Braiding Rexlace Plastic Lacing 200 Feet-Assorted Colors
    Fiskars 23517097J Circle Hand Punch, 1/8 Inch, Purple
    Fiskars 23517097J Circle Hand Punch
    Sharpie Fine Electro Pop Marker, Fine Point, Assorted, 24/Pack (1927350), Package May Vary
    Sharpie Fine Electro Pop Marker
    Tandy Leather Key Ring 1" (2.5 cm) Nickel Plated 10/pk 1175-02
    Tandy Leather Key Ring 1"

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