How to Make an End of School Award Using Ribbons?

Ribbons are one of the top and most popular craft materials that can be used in a wide range of craft projects. Apart from making ribbon flowers, embroidery, bows, and sashes, you can also make an end of school awards for kids. This is one of the best ends of the school year actions that the kiddos are going to love.

Make a fun award using ribbons that doubles as a fun memento for the school year. It is ideal to find an online wedding and craft product supplier for buying burlap ribbon, tulle fabric, deco mesh, lace fabric, chair cover, tablecloth, and many others. Below, I’m going to share step by step guide for making your own award.

Materials That You Will Need:

  • Ribbons
  • White cardstock
  • Scoreboard
  • Paper punches
  • Dry adhesive
  • Hot glue gun
  • Pinbacks
  • Marker


Step 1:

Take your favorite ribbons for making this project. You can also take 2 sheets of dissimilar patterns and the sheets are double sides offering even more choices for the award ribbons.

Step 2:

After that, you will need to choose 2 sheets of matching paper and cut them into four 2-inches wide strips. Fold every ½-inch along the length of the strips and then fold into an accordion.

Step 3:

Now, start to attach the accordion pieces and end using dry adhesive. After connecting all four pieces, you should bring the beginning and end together with the adhesive for making an accordion circle.

Step 4:

In this step, pull the top off the accordion circle down to the work surface for creating a pinwheel.

Step 5:

With the excess ribbons from cutting the strips for the pinwheel, cut out (or punch out if you have the suitable punches) two 3 ½-inches circles. Grasp the pinwheel flat and sensibly add hot glue around the midpoint.

Although glue is still hot, you can center one of the circles on the pinwheel. You should hold them in place for a few seconds though glue cools. Flip over and reappearance on the back of the pinwheel.

Step 6:

You will need to cut out a 2-inch circle in the white cardstock. Use dry glue for attaching the circle to the front of the prize ribbon.

Step 7:

Now, cut out a 1×1/2-inches rectangle using the leftovers from making the pinwheel. You can use dry adhesive for attaching the pin back to the back of the pinwheel. You should cover the pin with the rectangle you just cut out, once more using dry gum.

Step 8:

For making the ribbons for the award, cut two 1 ½-inches strips from a new portion of the ribbon. And then trim the ends to aspects like ribbons (tip: use a punch for the perfect shaped ends! this is a 1-inch square punch.) You can attach the ribbons to the back of the pinwheel using dry gum.

Step 9:

At last, write the name of each award on the ribbons and, when the kids select the winners, add their names to the white cardstock sphere.

By following the above-mentioned steps, you can make end-of-school award ribbons. You can find one of the prominent wedding and craft product suppliers for buying tulle fabrics, cheap deco mesh rolls, lace fabrics, favor bags, and many others at economical prices.