Make your kid's ride stand out with these easy-to-do bicycle decorations, whether you're planning to ride in a parade or just cruising around town.


1. Twist pipe cleaners around the spokes. Bend each one at the middle and wrap it over adjacent spokes.

Spokes Decor Pipe Cleaners
Credit: Paul Thorburn

2. Gather up ribbons in Fourth of July hues and tie them to the spokes.

Spokes Decor Fourth of July Ribbons
Credit: Paul Thorburn

3. Purchase premade metallic stars or cut your own from cardboard, and tuck them into place.

Spokes Decor Metallic Stars
Credit: Paul Thorburn

4. Cut slits down the length of plastic straws and slip them onto the spokes.

Spokes Decor Plastic Straws
Credit: Paul Thorburn

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