We came across this craft in a craft book we always look through at Emma’s favorite place…the bookshop!
What you’ll need:
Colorful plastic beads (we bought a bunch at Jumbo)
Ribbon or even better yarn (7 pieces of 60cm each)
Plastic top (we used the plastic lid from Baking Powder)
Thread one bead; grab the edges of the ribbon so that the bead hangs in the middle. The remaining beads should be beaded onto both edges of the thread. That way, each hanging beaded thread is about 30cm long. This prevents you from needing to make a knot at the bottom of each string of beads. Bead only 6 of the threads and save one.
Once you’ve done that, punch 6 holes around the edge of the plastic top you will use, and make one hole in the middle.
Pull a beaded ribbon through each of the holes on the plastic top and tie knots to keep in place. Take the free ribbon and pull it through the hole in the middle but from the opposite side, so that it can be used for hanging. Tie a knot at the bottom and you’re done!
Emma’s sister Lia loves this craft. She is mesmerized by the colorful beads and already tries to reach up to catch them. Emma of course is proud of her work and so happy that she created a toy for her baby sister.