Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Pasta Necklaces

Who says you need a lot of expensive materials to create fun crafts?  Last week we did potato stamping, here's another great craft you can easily do by raiding your pantry.  

pasta necklace

What you'll need?
Pasta shapes with hole (we used penne and shells)
Ribbon or thread

Give your children a handful of pasta pieces of different shapes. Let them paint the various pasta shapes whatever color they like.

pasta necklace

Allow the pasta to dry completely and have the kids thread the pieces to create a necklace or bracelet.

pasta necklace

This is such a simple craft and it leaves a great memento.  What you're left with is a wonderful pasta necklace. 

The great thing about it is that every time you make it you'll have something new and different.  Its great practice for fine motor skills and it will be your child's pride and joy.

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  1. Love the necklace idea and love the blog!! Following from the blog hop

  2. Those necklaces are fab! I love the idea of the two different shapes! :)

    The kids seem really engrossed in their task too. Great job!

  3. Great idea, what a proud face Emma has, it says it ALL! :)


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