Did you know that the world’s most amazing gum wrapper chain is 11 miles long? Yeah, it’s true. It would actually take you several hours to walk the length of that thing. That’s just nuts!
Do you remember making gum wrapper chains as a kid? Dang they were cool. Kids used them for bookmarks or wall hangings or even belts, bracelets and rings.
We’ve made them out of regular gum wrappers, Starburst, Life Saver and Mamba wrappers. Obviously, a lot of different things work. If you don’t already know how to make them–I’ll show you step by step.
Everyone needs “mad skills” like this.
Cut the wrapper in half, long ways.
Fold up each edge about half way…
then fold in half again to form a long, skinny strip.
Now fold the long strip in half.
Now fold each end in half, to meet in the middle.
It should look about like this.
Now fold a million little “prongs” just like this.
Fit the two prongs of one piece into the slots of the other piece.
Push it all the way through until it can’t go any more. It should look about like this.
Now take another “V” and slide it through the one you just fit in place…
and on and on…
Now try one yourself.
If you have any trouble–email me.
I’ll help you.