Pasta Crafts

Pasta Lace Ornaments

Make great balls of pasta with pasta lace ornaments.

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.

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