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DIY Tassel Garland (Graduation for Ryaan)
Recycled CDs - Possible Make & Take SRP prize? Have teen volunteers paint (Monticello volunteer time project? Give painted CD with skewer in ziplock bag as prize.
DIY Paper Roll Jewelry Display - this would be great and easy to reinforce with paper mache and could even be covered in fabric.