Beads and bangles
Liquorice laces, cereal loops, pasta, food colouring, glitter, pony beads, pipe cleaners, shiny items, sand, buttons.
What to do
Encourage children to thread cereal loops onto liquorice laces to make necklaces, bracelets and rings.
Thread metallic pony beads onto pipe cleaners
Make a button necklace by threading old buttons with large holes onto lace.
Thread pasta tubes onto laces and colour the pasta with glitter and food colouring for more effect.
Hide ‘diamonds’ (anything that is shiny) in sand. Then, hunt for them.
Make a bracelet or necklace by twisting two different coloured pipe cleaners together.
Collect old broken necklace/bracelet bead and make a gift of ‘jewellery’ for someone special or for a special event.