Use Your Noodle: 6 Crafts to Make with Pasta

Tools of the Trade
Heather Weston
Looking for a creative craft idea? Show your good taste with painted pasta.
Heather Weston
Heather Weston

Try a Tiara

Dress up a plastic headband with brightly painted wagon wheels.

Heather Weston
Heather Weston

Noodle Necklace

Jazz up the jewels by adding a bow-tie pendant. Penne and rigatoni work best as the beads.

Heather Weston
Heather Weston

All Aboard

Gather your leftover pasta bits to build this awesome train. Make a few trees to complete the scene.

Heather Weston
Heather Weston

Sign Here

Kids can make plaques, oversize cards, or team posters with cute pasta shapes, paint, and glue.

Heather Weston
Heather Weston

Hip Clips

Get dolled up with fancy farfalle-and-rhinestone barrettes. Hot glue on a plain clip keeps the pasta in place.

Heather Weston
Heather Weston

Pencil Cup

Make this pretty desk accessory from a quart-size milk carton. Glue on pasta, then paint when it's dry.

Heather Weston
Heather Weston

Tools of the Trade

Kid-friendly tools:

* Craft glue

* Tempera paint

* Paintbrushes

* Pasta

* Rhinestones

* Glue gun

* Spray paint

 

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