Quarters come in handy at the newsstand, campus laundries, and video arcades. Cover their utilitarian wrappers with candy cane hues.
- Roll of coins
- Striped wrapping paper
- Doublesided tape
Cut a rectangle of striped wrapping paper on the bias, making it large enough to enclose the roll. Wrap roll, secure overlap with double-sided tape, and fold in ends. Or add decorative stripes with quilling paper (available at crafts or stationery stores): Wrap roll first in plain paper, attach quilling strip with doublesided tape, wind tightly around roll in a spiral motion, and tape end.
Wrap decorated rolls in cellophane, twist ends, and attach tags with yarn.