How to make a giant sports foam finger and hand

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If you’ve got a sports team that you love to cheer on, then a giant foam finger is perfect for you. Decorate it in your team colours and give them a big hand when they’re playing.

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Step by Step Instructions

1 Print and cut out the finger template
2 Trace the template onto foam squares
3 Cut the foam fingers out
4 Put glue on one of the hands
5 Glue the fingers together
6 Decorate your hands in team colours
  • Step 1. Print and cut out the finger template

    Print out the finger template and then carefully cut it out with scissors.

  • Step 2. Trace the template onto foam squares

    With your pencil, trace the finger onto the coloured foam squares of your team colours.

  • Step 3. Cut the foam fingers out

    Now you can cut out your foam fingers with scissors.

  • Step 4. Put glue on one of the hands

    With the hot glue gun, run a bead of glue around the edge of one foam finger, but make sure you leave the bottom free. Also run some glue across the middle of the hand.

  • Step 5. Glue the fingers together

    Press the foam hands firmly together and let them dry.

  • Step 6. Decorate your hands in team colours

    Now it’s time to decorate the fingers in your team colours. You can write on it, use foam, paint, whatever you like.

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