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.

By Jocelyn Worrall
June 14, 2017

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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