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Having bad dreams? Need to keep the kids busy? Make a dream catcher! When hung in your bedroom, dream catchers are said to protect you from bad dreams while you sleep. While intricate dream catchers can be expensive and hard to find, here is how to make one with only household products, leaving your wallet full and your dreams happy!
 
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Step 1: Gather the Following Materials

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-1 Paper plate
- Scissors
- Feathers
- Yarn
- Hole puncher
- Sticks and Leaves 
- Markers
- Hot glue gun and glue sticks 
- Beads (optional)
*Note: For children under the age of 10 be sure to ask an adult for help when using the scissors or use child-safe scissors.

Step 2: Plug in Hot Glue Gun

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- Plug the hot glue gun into a wall socket now, give it about 5 minutes to heat for later use.
* Note: if you are under 12 years of age be sure to ask an adult for help when using the hot glue gun

Step 3: Fold & Cut

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- Fold the Plate in half
- Cut out the middle of the plate leaving space to decorate and punch out holes
- At this point you should have a plate with the center cut out and hole punches.

Step 4: Hole Punching

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- Punch 10 evenly spaced holes in the plate on the remaining outer circle
- Make the holes directly across from one another.
* Note: You can add more holes for a more intricate design

Step 5: Weaving the Yarn

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- Measure out and cut a  wingspan’s length of yarn
- Designate a front and back side for your  dream catcher
- Thread one end of the yarn through a hole from the back side that you designated. We will refer to this end of the yarn as the “weaving end”.

drwebster11 months ago
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Being of the blood and having made many of these over the years I had to go to wiki to see where you got the idea from for this. They do a pretty good job of showing the proper way of making the web for a dreamcatcher. It is the represenation of a spider's web and should be made in a certain way. If you could follow the way this was done in your source material then you would be following the way. These are a Sacred item to many and to see them used and made in some of the ways they are being made and used now brings pain to ones who follow the Red Road in our hearts and our lives. You have a good heart but need to learn this the proper way.