Mardi Gras Kids Bead Necklace

  • Difficulty Rating: Beginner
Mardi Gras Kids Bead Necklace

Mardi Gras bead necklaces are a favorite item to have during this annual celebration.

2 2010 Mardi Gras KIDS Bead Project

And this simple paper beaded necklace is a great way for the kids join in with the festive preparations and an opportunity to use up any paper scraps you might have.

Instructions:

1. Cut varying width strips of pattern paper – ½”, ¾” and 1” wide by 6” long.
2. Use a skewer to begin rolling the paper strip around (tightly) the skewer.
3. Slip the paper bead off the skewer before the last 2 inches are rolled; apply liquid glue to the inside of the end and continue rolling until the bead is complete.
4. Let beads dry; touching up any loose ends with liquid glue.
5. Apply glitter or paint as desired and let dry.

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6. Cut 24” or more of beading string and thread beads on the string; tie a knot at the end and the necklace is ready to wear!

Supply List

Fiskars : 94307097 No. 5 Pointed Tip Scissors (Kid)
Fiskars : 12-99027097 Desktop Rotary Trimmer