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Pasta Crafts


Pasta Lace Ornaments
Make great balls of pasta with pasta lace ornaments.
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These pasta lace ornaments not only make exquisite Christmas tree decorations, but they also look very pretty hanging in a window. Teach your child how to make this pasta craft.

What You'll Need:

  • Waxed paper
  • Water
  • Food coloring
  • Small bowls
  • Mixing spoon
  • Pasta wheels
  • Elbow macaroni
  • Craft glue
  • Ribbon

Step 1: Cover the work surface with waxed paper. Mix some water and food coloring together in a small bowl. Repeat for other colors.

Step 2: Dip 7 pasta wheels and 6 elbow macaroni pieces in the bowls, alternating colors. Let all pasta pieces dry.

Step 3: Arrange 6 pasta wheels in a circular pattern with 1 pasta wheel in the center. Apply glue to the sides of the pasta wheels and glue them together.

Step 4: Glue the 6 elbow macaroni pieces around the circle of pasta wheels. To make the ornament hanger, bring the ends of a small piece of ribbon together to form a loop. Glue the ends to the back of the ornament.

Spell out your child's masterpiece with alphabet art. On the next page, we'll show you how to create alphabet art.

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