DIY

5 Minute Craft: Sponge Ballz

I’d like to post more projects here, and I suppose after graduation I will have a lot more time to do so.

I originally ran into the sponge ball idea here.Image

This clever lady made a bunch of these as party favors/toys at a water themed party.

source: onecharmingparty.com

So when I saw them, I wanted them. Even though I knew I wasn’t going to be able to use them as outdoor water toys for many months.

I did think though, that a couple of these would make great bath toys. A great non-sugary addition to an Easter basket, too.

They never made it into the Easter basket due to time constraints, but the other day I was looking at some of the junk collecting on my dining room table and found my pack of O-Cello sponges I had purchased for just this.

So I made some. And I took step by step pics. For you.

You’re welcome.

 

Sponge Ballz

All you need are basic dish sponges, without the rough scrubby side. I like O-Cello, they come in fun colors.

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A four pack like this was $1.89 at Menard’s.

So get some sponges, a pair of sharp scissors, and some dental floss.

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Cut the sponges into strips, longways. Each sponge will yield 4 strips.

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Then cut off a piece of dental floss. Grab a bunch of sponge strips. Squeeze and twist together.

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Now, tie the floss around the bunch. Make it tight, and knot it. This is probably the hardest part.

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Especially with distractions this cute just hangin’ around.

Anyway, so you tie the knot.

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And then you have these.

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