Craft ideas for kids: Paper beads

Craft ideas for kids: Paper beads

Kids' craft: pretty paper beads Make one-of-a-kind jewellery by rolling trianglesof paper into pretty beads.

Ready, set.

roll! Here's a list of things you'll need.

Use a ruler to draw triangles about 1 and1/4in (or 3cm) wide and 12in (30cm) in length onto paper.

Carefully cut out each triangle.

Place the needle on the widest end of thetriangle and roll the paper around the needle twice.

Spread glue along the rest of the triangle.

Continue rolling the needle to the end ofthe triangle, pressing down firmly as you roll.

Slide the bead off the needle and letit dry.

Before beginning your next bead, wipe the needle (and your hands) clean of glue.

Once your beads are dry, squirt a dollop ofglitter glue onto scrap paper.

Roll each bead in it to create a fabulous sparkly effect.

You can coat your finished beads with varnish or craft glue to make them shiny and strong.

Thread your finished beads onto string orelastic to make beautiful necklaces and bracelets.

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