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Colorful pasta creations


Material

  • Assorted Dry pasta - bow ties, circles, shapes, ect
  • 1 roll string or twine
  • 1 pack zip lock bags
  • 2 pieces paper towel
  • assorted food coloring

Method

  1. Place small amount of different colored food coloring into zip lock bags, making sure one colour is put into each individual bag.
  2. Then proceed to add a cup or two of your favorite shaped pasta to each bag. Seal properly. Then shake. The pasta will then take on the color of the food coloring.
  3. Open each zip lock bag and place colored pasta on to paper towel to sit and dry a little. So its safe for little fingers :)
  4. Cut twine or string to your desire length. To make bracelets, necklace, etc.
  5. Let the kids have fun threading pasta onto their string to create creative and colorful jewelery. Don't forget to tie at the end to make sure you don't lose any pasta.
  6. After the kids have had fun making their jewelery and playing dress ups with their new colorful creations. You can even use the pasta for a colorful lunch time treat. Simply cut the thread/string and boil the pasta as usual. A quick colorful lunch...Done!




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  • mediaobsessedmama
    • 20 Mar 2014
      11:51 am

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  • I remember my kids making pasta necklaces at school, amongst other pasta creations. Such a great way to create

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  • I like this shaped pasta – will have to have a look for it when I’m in the shops next!

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  • This is a super creative idea

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  • Just be careful you don’t hurt your teeth

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  • I think it would be fun to eat afterwards. Lots of colour in the bowl. My kids had lots of fun making pasta jewellery


    • Just make sure you don’t chip a tooth with being hard.

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  • I don’t know about eating them but they sure look nice!


    • Best kept in a container for just play.



      • playing seems to be a lot better than eating them

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  • Looks great! The kids would love this.

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  • Thanks for sharing; great!.

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  • My daughter and I make pasta necklaces and paint them. Honestly, hadn’t even thought about using food dye.

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  • Great idea! I’ll try this with my toddler!

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  • fantastic idea….perfect for school holidays!

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  • A really cool face! Thanks for sharing!

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  • this shape can be used for canvas craft as well…wowww

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  • this is a wonderful idea. The grandy’s would love this. Lots of fun coming up at nan’s house!

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  • Colourful pasta is always so much fun.

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