Easy Threading

Easy Threading

Posted 2013-09-23 by Jane Streetfollow
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



  • 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.





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

  • Great way to practise fine motor skills


    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.

  • Bracelet


    Pony bling



    Categories
    #under_5s
    #easy
    #fine_motor_skills
    #threading
    #beads
    #drinking_straws
    #pipe_cleaners
    #jewellery
    #bracelet

    %mykidcraft
    238123 - 2023-07-18 03:45:59

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    Under_5s
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    Over_10s
    Cheap
    Medium
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