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Easy Threading

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This is a quick and easy threading activity, perfect for little hands. Toddlers can have fun simply threading pre-cut drinking straw pieces onto the pipe cleaners whilst preschoolers can will also enjoy cutting up the straws and making bracelets.

Time: 15 minutes
Age: Under 5's
Level: Easy

Materials
Pipe cleaners
Drinking straws
Scissors



cutting up straws with scissors


Method
For toddlers, cut a few drinking straws into sections and put into a bowl. Preschoolers will enjoy cutting up the straws using safety scissors.



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Set out the drinking straw 'beads' and pipe cleaners.
The children can thread the pieces onto the pipe cleaners.



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Great way to practise fine motor skills




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The bendy bits of the straw make interesting beads


Twist the creation around a wrist to make a bracelet - or you could make a necklace for a toy.



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Bracelet




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Categories
#Under 5s
#Easy
#Fine Motor Skills
#Threading
#Beads
#Drinking Straws
#Pipe Cleaners
#Jewellery
#Bracelet
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