Host your own American adventure by building and decorating your very own teepee!

How to make a teepee

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What you’ll need:

Old double bed sheet

Pencil

Fabric paint

Brushes

Bamboo canes

String

Strong rubber bands

Scissors

Ribbon

Feathers

Step 1

How to make a teepee step 1

Stretch out a section of the sheet at a time and sketch a design on it using your pencil.

Step 2

How to make a teepee step 2

Put newspaper underneath the sheet and then colour in your design using paints.

Step 3

How to make a teepee step 3

Hold the bamboo canes together and wrap a rubber band around the top of them, making sure it’s nice and tight!

Step 4

How to make a teepee step 4 and 5

Spread the bamboo canes apart at the bottom, leaving a bigger gap for the door. Now, drape the fabric around the sticks.

Step 5

How to make a teepee step 6

Secure the top of the fabric with string and then decorate with ribbons and feathers. Get inside your new adventure base!

DID YOU KNOW?

Traditionally made from animal skins, teepees were used by Native Americans as shelters that could easily be moved if the tribe needed to relocate.

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