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!
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Place a piece of paper into the bottom of your tray.
We suggest using a cooking or plastic tray with sides at least 5cm high.
Place small dabs of paint onto your paper inside your tray.
Place your beads into the tray on top of the paint.
Start rolling your beads around the tray by moving the tray from side to side and back and forth.
Continue rolling your beads until you are happy with beads paint coverage.
Thread your beads onto a wooden skewer to dry.
We balanced the ends of the skewer on a book so that the beads were held off the ground while they dried.
Thread your beads onto your twine, tie the ends together and your necklace is ready to wear!