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kids + making paper beads

July 20, 2010, 17:05 pm  Posted by Lark
 

beads in handHere’s a fun, green craft to do with kids. Create paper beads from catalogs, magazine or junk mail you’ve got laying around the house. Check out Make-Paper-Beads for a good tutorial to get started. Next turn those beads into jewelry. Kids can make necklaces, bracelets, earrings, or keychains. Put them on a ponytail. Create a friendship necklace. It’s very simple to do.

Here’s a beautiful paper bead bangle. For really bored kids, start a contest. I love the Great Wall of Beads from ukscrappers. I wonder what else could be created with too many beads.wall of beadsbeaded bracelet

 
 
 
 

2 Responses

    Gabsbags says:

    You know, I used to make these paper beads as a kid, but for some stupid reason never even thought of it as a craft for my kids. Thanks for sharing, I think I will definitely try this one! My kids love crafts!

    justval says:

    Junk mail turned into jewelry, recycling at its best and kids love it!

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