Shrink Film Gift Tags

Lesson #21944

Use Shrink Film to create one-of-a-kind gift tags.
Adult supervision recommended.

Grade Level:

Create gift tags using Shrink Film for any holiday or celebration.

12160-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Balloons #1 - Large 15017-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Tag - Large

Supplies Used: Colored Pens, Clear Shrink Film, Colored Pencils, Hand Punch, Nail Buffer, Oven, Permanent Markers, Ribbon, Scissors, Toaster Oven

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut a Large Tag, Balloons or other shape from Clear Shrink Film for each student (Figure A).
  2. Use permanent markers or colored pencils to color and decorate the design. If colored pencils are used, use a nail buffer to slightly rough up the Shrink Film surface before coloring to help the pencil color adhere better. (Figure B)
  3. Punch a hole in the plastic design where a chain will come through.
  4. The teacher will preheat oven or toaster oven to 250 degrees and place the die-cuts inside when ready.
  5. Watch die-cuts shrink and remove to cool (see Main Photo).

  • Figure A

  • Figure B

  • Figure C

  • Figure D

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