Thursday, August 26, 2010

Noodle Necklace

Noodle Necklace

I like to do crafts with the little kids I watch. It gives us something to do and really helps pass the time. It also helps develop those "fine motor skills" everyone is always talking about.

Necklace Making

I didn't really know how to get the noodles all colorful.... so I did some Googling. You can paint them and even spray paint them, but I wanted a nicer look. I decided to go with the dying method. You can find good instructions here.

They turned out really nice!

Oodles of Noodles

I used the same neon food coloring I did on my Easter eggs.


  1., 12:04 AM

    Noodle necklace! My daughter makes them the blog

  2. GREAT!! unfortunately i never got to do that with my kids...2 boys, and they weren't into making noodle necklaces...believe me, i tried to do all kinds of crafts with go. ball play or nothing! BUT as they got older...crafts became a little cooler... :) FUN post!!

  3. I remember doing that when I was a (younger) kid. I brought mine home from school for my mom. She was a good sport and wore it the rest of the afternoon and evening.

  4. This post NEVER showed up on my reader!!! I like how you show her picture without showing her!

    Next, you should show her the fine art of gluing macaroni's to a piece of construction paper, lol.