NAIDOC Paint Rolled Bead Necklace


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A simple and effective activity that can be enjoyed by all age groups. Once complete you will have your very own unique necklace as well as a work of art!

Search Terms: Aboriginal, NAIDOC week, jewellery, beading.


Suitable for…

Ages
  • 3-5 years
  • 5-12 years
  • 12+ years
Group Size
  • Individual (1 child)
  • Small Group (4 children)
  • Large Group (20 children)

Idea Features
Idea Features

  • Step 1

    Place a piece of paper into the bottom of your tray.

  • Clever Tip

    We suggest using a cooking or plastic tray with sides at least 5cm high.

  • Step 2

    Place small dabs of paint onto your paper inside your tray.

  • Step 3

    Place your beads into the tray on top of the paint.

  • Step 4

    Start rolling your beads around the tray by moving the tray from side to side and back and forth.

  • Step 5

    Continue rolling your beads until you are happy with beads paint coverage.

  • Step 6

    Thread your beads onto a wooden skewer to dry.

  • Clever Tip

    We balanced the ends of the skewer on a book so that the beads were held off the ground while they dried.

  • Step 7

    Thread your beads onto your twine, tie the ends together and your necklace is ready to wear!

Materials


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Cost of all materials
$68.18 (inc GST)
$61.98 (ex GST)
I need enough for…
Cost of all materials
$68.18 (inc GST)
$61.98 (ex GST)
I need enough for…
Cost of all materials
$68.18 (inc GST)
$61.98 (ex GST)
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