Pasta Lei

Ages: 3 & Up

Bring a touch of Hawaii to your craft projects with a bunch of lovely leis. Aloha!

Pasta LeiMaterials
  • Uncooked ziti
  • Acrylic paint and brushes
  • Crepe paper
  • String 

  1. Color 16 pieces of uncooked ziti using paints. Let dry.
  2. Next, cut out bunches of three-petaled flower shapes from colored crepe paper sheets.
  3. Loosely tie a knot in one end of a three-foot piece of string. Thread the other end through the eye of a large sewing needle. Sew through the centers of a dozen or so flowers. Then string on a piece of painted ziti.
  4. Continue sewing on flowers and pasta, stopping three inches from the end of the string. Undo the knot and tie together the string ends with an overhand knot.

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