1. Carefully tear or pintch
off the top bit of tissue paper from
one end of the straw.
2. Whilst holding on end of
the straw and paper, slowly push the
tissue wrapper down the straw
so that is forms crinkles (wrinkles).
Try to keep the crinkles nice and
3. Carefully remove the crinkled
paper wrapper from the straw and lay
it on the table (see photo below).
Note: It may take you a couple of times to master this so have a few spare straws on hand.
4. Dip your straw in the glass
of water and place your thumb on the top hole of the straw to trap a bit of
the water in the straw.
5. Remove the straw from the glass and release a drop of water from
the straw onto the straw wrapper by moving your thumb away and
watch what happens.
Here is an example of what happens: