SAILOR ROUTINE: Mops (toy), buckets (plastic from McDonalds), Sailor hats
CUBE/BOX ROUTINE: Wooden cubes (built by Dads/some have hinged lid to store
other props) or plastic milk crates borrowed from your local grocery.
HOOPLAS: Use PVC pipe to make a 10”, 16”, 24”, or 36” hoop. Trim with
mylar ribbon, metallic fringe or fluorescent surveyors tape/ even white or
yellow shredded trash bags!
CANES: The most visual and effective are made from old mop or broom handles
and painted your desired color.
STREAMERS: Are probably the least expensive, but most effective prop. Make
from four 36” strips of mylar or surveyors tape; double in half, tie off with
rubber band on doubled end.
DISCS: Wooden (10”, 16”) painted or glittered; cardboard pizza rounds,
painted or glittered. Can also use frisbees. Shapes: hearts, stars, square,
round, lolli pop,guns, etc.
CHAIRS: Metal folding, plastic molded, or wooden chairs. Can be painted,
glittered or add motifs of stars, hearts, etc. to fit theme of routine.
SCHOOL DESKS: Borrow from school; design theme of routine; “hide” other
props in bottom storage
TRICYCLE, WAGON, CARS: These are found in most homes or back yards!
TAMBOURINES/MARACAS: Buy plain and decorate with streamers or glitter.
FLAGS: Can use one or two; different colors or same; metallic streamers
added; American or state flags.
UMBRELLAS: All one color, alternating colors, parasols; trim with sequins
on edge; or thematic animals.
SCARF: Make from variety of colors of chiffon including fluorescent; one
to four colors.
SPORTING EQUIPMENT: Plastic baseball bat (w/ costume), tennis racket,
basketball (“Sweet Georgia Brown”).
FANS: Metallic colors, bright colors, feather fans, wooden fans.