How to make a Christmas pomander

Christmas crafts for kids: How to make a pomander

Get Christmassy with this super-scented orange and clove pomander. It's easy to make with our quick instructions and they make cool pressies for friends and family!


 

How to make a pomander


What you'll need:

 

- One orange

- Cloves

- Ribbon

- Scissors


Christmas crafts for kids: How to make a pomander

Step 1


Christmas crafts for kids: How to make a pomander

Criss-cross a ribbon round your orange and tie in a bow.


 

Step 2


Christmas crafts for kids: How to make a pomander

Use an old biro or a toothpick to make a hole in your orange, then push in a clove. Then stud cloves all the way round.


 

Step 3


Christmas crafts for kids: How to make a pomander

Carry on pushing in cloves until your whole orange is covered. This may take a while, so if you're short on time (or cloves!) try lines or star-shapes instead - see the picture at the top of this page!


Christmas crafts for kids: How to make a pomander

Top tip: Hang your pomander from a Christmas tree branch, your front door, or over a fireplace and let the festive fragrance waft through the house!


 

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