Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Crafts to Make with Pasta

Pasta is not only great for making your favorite Italian cuisine, it's a very easy, inexpensive craft that is fun to do with children of all ages! No matter the shape, size, or type , stimulate your kid's creativity with pasta crafts.

Originally published in the September 2008 issue of Parents magazine.
Photos :Heather Weston


All Aboard !
Gather your leftover pasta bits to build this awesome train. Make a few trees to complete the scene.


Tools of the
Trade
Kid-friendly tools:

* Craft glue
* Tempera paint
* Paintbrushes
* Pasta
* Rhinestones
* Glue gun
* Spray paint




Try a Tiara
Dress up a plastic headband with brightly painted wagon wheels.

Try a Tiara
Dress up a plastic headband with brightly painted wagon wheels.

Pencil Cup
Make this pretty desk accessory from a quart-size milk carton. Glue on pasta, then paint when it's dry.

2 comments:

Craftzilla said...

So cute and great ideas! Thanks for sharing all these.

Julianne said...

These are awesome - love the Tiara!