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Pasta Art & Craft Activities For Kids

Pasta Art & Craft Activities For Kids

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Pasta Art & Craft Activities For Kids

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The best and most creative way to use summer vacations or holidays is to make them creative and fun. Below mentioned some fun activities are some good ideas for pasta crafts. Kids will surely enjoy all of them. Pasta is something that is directly connected to kids they enjoy eating it and thinking of doing some interesting craft would be so much fun for them.

Pasta Art & Craft Activities For Kids

3d Pasta House

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This is a fun dye pasta craft. Kids above three years will enjoy doing this craft. For this craft, you will need pasta of different sizes and colors. If you don’t have colored pasta available then you can dye your pasta at home using food coloring and hand sanitizer. In this activity, you will be making a 3d model using pasta. Collect all the colored pasta and let’s start. You can choose any 3d model, we are going to make a pasta house, take long shape pasta and place four of them and form a square and stick them and stick four more for the pillars, now make the roof using more pasta and stick a bow tie to make it look more attractive. Your 3d model is ready. you can make more pasta models like this and enjoy crafting.

Lasagna Recipe Fun

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This fun activity will be an interesting one for kids because they will learn how to make pasta and also enhance their creativity. In this craft, the kids will be making lasagna pasta. And this is the best activity for them as it is playful and kids will also learn how to make lasagna pasta. We will be making a play set, this will include four wavy lasagna noodles, red sauce, chunks of meat, and shredded cheese.

All these are made up of felt, it’s a type of cloth. To recreate the waves in lasagna noodles, you can stretch the felt. This play set includes a recipe book which will be made using cardstock. Write down the steps to make lasagna pasta, so that it becomes easy for the kids to play well and enjoy.

For the lasagna pan, you can use any wooden box to give it a real look. After creating all the materials, ask the kids to arrange all the materials and kids will enjoy making their tasty pasta. This activity is best for kids above five years.

Tin Pasta Craft

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This is another fun activity for kids, kids will really enjoy making this craft felt pasta craft. Take yellow craft felt and cut it into small squares. Now take cotton and make small balls out of it according to the size of your square, make sure you make oval shape cotton balls. Now take glue and put a dot at one corner and match one pair of the corner, you will get a triangular shape, to close the triangle put hot glue on both sides and set it using your fingers. Now fold the triangle and put hot glue to match the second pair, your pasta is ready now take a tin and decorate it using acrylic colors and some stickers and place your pasta in it, your pasta is ready.

Butterfly Pasta Craft

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For this other activity, the kids will be required some colorful sheets and butterfly pasta. The kids have to make beautiful scenery using the butterfly-shaped pasta. Take a brown color sheet and cut slim and long pieces out of it, don’t use rulers, this will be the trunks of the tree.

Take a blue color sheet to show the background and paste the cutting on it. Now cut some leaves out of a green color sheet. It’s time to use the pasta, color the pasta using different colors, this will be your butterfly. Now your scenery is ready, kids will enjoy making this beautiful pasta scenery.

Mold It In Your Way

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For this activity, you will need some uncooked spaghetti, pony beads, and some play dough. Playing with playdough is always a favorite activity for kids, they enjoy making shapes or using the playdough as a base in any of their activities. Playing with dough also helps to improve their motor skills. This activity is best for kids above three years. Now roll the dough, and make a ball you can even cut out the shapes using a shape mold. Stick some spaghetti onto the rolled dough, it works like a base, ask your kid to thread the beads into it, this will enhance their grip holding capacity and also handling.

Colorful Pasta Craft

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For this another cool activity, you will be needing some colorful pasta, now how you will make colorful pasta? You just need some food coloring and hand gel, and you will get your colorful pasta. You can try to make it into rainbow colors or any color shades. Now take Chinese container lids and some craft glue.

Ask your kids to use the craft glue and stick the colorful pasta on the lids, kids can create different patterns and can also stick more materials to make it look more attractive. This activity will enhance the holding and coloring skills of the kids and they will really enjoy the activity.

Easy Pasta Frames

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What about some cool pasta frame? In this activity, the kids have to use pasta to make some creative photo frames. For this creative activity, kids will be needing pasta, color paints, and ice cream sticks. First, color the pasta using color paints, you can use different colors.

Now take the ice cream sticks and paste them together in a square shape and stick pasta on the sticks. Now you can place any photo in your hand-crafted photo frames and use this idea for any occasion and make others feel loved.

Dye Pasta Necklace

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Thinking about some hand-crafted pasta jewelry? Hand-crafted things always are so cool and customized you can make them according to you, just like this amazing hand-crafted pasta jewelry. For this activity you just need basic materials like pasta, it will be good if you use u- shaped pasta, some color paints, and a strong thread. Now let’s start with our activity, you first need to color the pasta using paint colors or food colors and hand gel.

After your colorful pasta is ready, take a piece of thread and cut it into the size of your neck or hand. Now place the colored pasta into the thread, and make sure the pasta doesn’t fall from the other end. After completely filling the thread with pasta tie a knot and wear it as jewelry, kids can create more like this for their hands, head, legs, etc. It will be so much fun to wear this jewelry and show your friends.

Shake Pasta Craft

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For this other fun activity, the kids will be needing empty plastic bottles for tin and some uncooked pasta. When kids will do this activity they will be able to compare different sounds and their motor skills will be improved. Now take a plastic bottle and ask kids to fill uncooked pasta into it, you can put as much pasta as you can and tightly close the cap.

Now kids will enjoy this pasta shaker, you can make more like this using different containers and ask kids to identify the sounds. Kids will really enjoy doing this activity and this activity is best for enhancing their skills and using their time in a productive way. This activity is best for kids above four years.

Curly Hair Pasta Craft

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For this fun and cool pasta craft, kids will be needing some spiral shape pasta, a sheet of paper, and some markers. Now take a sheet of paper and make the face of a girl or boy. Now to make the hairs use the spiral pasta. You can add eyes and ears to the face and you can even color the pasta to make colorful hairs.

This activity is best for kids of three years or above. Kids will learn arranging while doing this activity. Kids can make different faces or different shapes and sizes.

Pipe Cleaner Pasta Activity

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This is another cool and fun activity for kids. For this activity kids will need pipe cleaners and some colored pasta, you can also dye your pasta at home using food coloring and hand sanitizer. Now take an empty jar and start placing your pasta into the pipe cleaner, fill the pipe with pasta and now keep the cleaners in the empty jars and bend the pipes a little. This activity is best to keep your kids busy in a creative way. Kids will also enhance their creativity and will enjoy doing this. This activity is best for kids above three years.

Dye Pasta Rainbow Craft

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This fun activity is best to brighten up the day for your kids. In this fun activity, you will be making a pasta rainbow. For this interesting activity, you will be needing pasta and some more pasta. Take pasta of different shapes and colors. Colorful pasta is available in the market, if don’t get it from the market you can simply make it at home using food colors. While doing this activity the kids will learn about the rainbow and the significance of its different colors. Now take a big sheet of construction paper and draw a big curve using glue. Ask kids to paste red color pasta, this will be our first layer of the rainbow.

We will follow the sequence of the colors of the rainbow, like this the kids will learn the color sequence of the rainbow. Now make another curve using glue and stick another color of pasta and continue the process until you complete all seven curve lines. While pasting pasta some of them will be required more glue to stick, this will be great in enhancing skills like fine motor skills.

The last step is to stick cotton at the end of the curves to represent the clouds, of course, rainbows are incomplete without white bright clouds. This will look so cute and bright, this craft is the best idea to gift someone or decorate your walls.

Penne Dye Pasta Necklace

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This creative and gorgeous pasta art would be so much fun. For this craft you will be needing some colorful pasta, you can choose a theme of rainbow colors or shades of different colors. So let’s start with our pasta craft, a pasta necklace is always a great idea to make childhood more memorable. I think all of us had once made it in our childhood days, and cherish those memories today.

First dye the pasta, you can do this by using food colors. Now take a piece of thread or ribbon and start placing the pasta into it, you can arrange it in any order or put it randomly. Make sure that the thread is the size of your neck. After completely filling the thread tie a knot at the end and wear this gorgeous pasta necklace.

It would be fun to make many more like this, matching your dresses. This activity is best for kids above 4 years. It will improve their fine motor skills.

Dye Pasta Thread Craft

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Every kid wants a holiday full of fun and interesting activities, so here is an amazing activity for kids to make their holiday more fun. For this activity, you will be needing pasta, food coloring, hand sanitizer, and some thread. If you want to make it attractive you can use pasta of different shapes and sizes. Put the pasta in a ziplock bag and add food coloring and some hand sanitizer to make sure it is fully into the pasta. This is the process to color the pasta, now take it off and keep it aside to dry. After the paste dries, you can choose a different color to dye your pasta. Now take a piece of thread, its measurement should be the size of your neck, now start putting the colored pasta into the thread according to you and tie a knot at the end, your pasta necklace is ready. You can pair it with your favorite dress. This activity is best for kids above four years.

Foil Pasta Activity

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For this pasta craft activity, you need some penne pasta and a tin foil roll. First cut down small pieces of tin foil, to cover the penne pasta, make sure you cover it completely and roll up an individual piece of penne pasta. This activity would be fun for preschool kids. As they can roll the pasta and improve their fine motor skills, which will help them in the future. We will use a combination of rolled-up penne pasta and some plain penne pasta.

Now take pipe cleaners and thread both the rolled pasta and the plain ones. You can set a sequence for your kids, one plain and then rolled up pasta or two rolled up and then one, you can choose a simple sequence or a tricky one. The best part of this activity is no dyeing of pasta is required, and still, your combinations will look so great and different, this activity will be really enjoyed by the kid and is the best idea for their free time or craft time.

Sea Pasta Craft

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Do you want to make summers memorable and fun for your preschool kids? So here is a fun activity for preschool kids. It is a fun kid food activity. We will be using food items o do this activity like ketchup, we will make mini corn dogs first, by adding hot dog pieces to mini corn muffins. Add sauce to the bottom to represent the sea.

And some more at the top to show waves. You can make it more attractive by using different color sauces. This is a fun activity and will make eating for kids. We know how kids don’t eat all food items but with some craft skills, we can make it look more fun and interesting.

Colorful Butterfly Pasta Craft

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In this fun, activity will be using bow tie noddles and you know what, we will be representing them as butterflies. Flies have always been a source of attraction for every kid, even though I use to adore them in my childhood. For this fun activity, you will be needing bo-tie noodles and some neon markers. First, color the noddles using different color neon markers, neon color markers are so good to look at and make everything so attractive.

Draw details of the butterflies using different markers, kids can use their creativity to color them. To make the scenery, cut the noodles into half carefully and color them green, this will represent grass.

Now take a sheet of construction paper and start placing your butterfly noodles. Stick the half noodles at the bottom and stick butterflies at the top and add details using black markers. Your beautiful art is ready.

Cool Pasta Activity

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Pasta craft has always been fun, using pasta in art&craft activities is always amazing not just because pasta is inexpensive but because it comes in various shapes and sizes, you can even dye them and use them in any kind of craft. For this fun activity, you will be needing contact paper, lasagna noodles, scissors, and a black sharpie. First, you need to dye the pasta using food colors and hand sanitizer.

You can choose your color theme, and make it as colorful as you can. Now break your noodles into pieces, do as many pieces as you can, there should be a variety of them. Cut down two matching sizes of clear contact paper, you can choose the measurement according to your paper size.

Now stick the contact paper on the working surface, and make sure the sticky side is upwards. Now start placing your lasagna noodles on it, leaving gaps between them so at last, you can fill it using black markers to show the glass paint effect. After placing all the noodles start coloring the empty space using a black sharpie and enjoy your stained glass pasta art. Kids of five years and above will really enjoy doing this art.

Dye Pasta Flower

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For this another fun activity, you will be needing food colors, pasta of any shape, and glue. Now first take a plastic storage bag, fill it with pasta, and with the help of a roller crush the pasta, and make it into tiny pieces. With the help of food colors and vinegar color the crushed pasta.

Keep it aside for drying for a few minutes and after it is fully dried you can use it to make beautiful drawings or decorate cards for various occasions. This activity will be fun for kids of four years and above. Kids can use their imagination and make beautiful dye pasta artwork.

Needle The Pasta Activity

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Every kid wants a holiday full of fun and interesting activities, so here is an amazing activity for kids to make their holiday more fun. For this activity, you will be needing pasta, food coloring, hand sanitizer, and some thread. If you want to make it attractive you can use pasta of different shapes and sizes. Put the pasta in a ziplock bag and add food coloring and some hand sanitizer to make sure it is fully into the pasta.

This is the process to color the pasta, now take it off and keep it aside to dry. After the paste dries, you can choose a different color to dye your pasta. Now take a piece of thread, its measurement should be the size of your neck, now start putting the colored pasta into the thread according to you and tie a knot at the end, your pasta necklace is ready. You can pair it with your favorite dress. This activity is best for kids above four years.

Pasta Prints Frames

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We always find kids preparing a frame or cards for any occasion or to gift them to their loved ones. This fun activity will give them more creative ideas to decorate their frames. For this craft activity, kids will be needing pasta, and spray.

First, dye your pasta into white color using spray paint, you can do this on a newspaper in your backyard. While it dries, take your frames and paint them according to your, you can choose themes like a rainbow, or draw any pattern or print. Now use glue to paste your wheel pasta. And add photographs. Your pasta craft frames are ready, gift them to your loved ones and make them happy.

Pasta Autumn Tree

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This is a pasta shell autumn tree craft. For this pasta craft, you will be needing some colorful shell pasta. You can even dye the pasta at home using food coloring and hand sanitizer. You can use a printout of a tree trunk or make it on your own using construction paper. Now start sticking the colorful shell pasta near the tree trunk. paste some near the floor, to give it the look of autumn. Your pasta shell autumn tree is ready. This activity is best for kids above four kids.

Birdhouse Pasta Craft

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This is a fun activity and it will also help to decorate your backyard. In this activity, the kids will decorate the birdhouse. So bring out your birdhouse and let’s start decorating it. Do you know what the exciting part about this activity is? we will be using only pasta to decorate the tree house. Take pasta of different shapes, colors, and, sizes. Kids can use their creativity to decorate the birdhouse, they can use acrylic colors to paint the base. This activity will enhance their creative skills and improve their color combination skills. This activity is best for creative pass time. And kids above four years will enjoy doing this activity.

Stylish Pasta Handband

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Looking for some cool pasta craft? This pasta craft idea is best for you to pass your time in a creative way. For this activity, you will need some colorful pasta and some thread. You can dye the pasta by using food coloring and draw some patterns on it using acrylic colors. Now cut the thread according to the measurement of your hand and start placing pasta into the thread, you use a pattern or put it randomly. Tie a knot at the end and your pasta hand band is ready. This activity is best for kids above four years.

Butterfly Flower Pot 

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Looking for some spring fun? This idea is best for you, for this activity you will need paint colors and brushes and some bow tie pasta. Color the front side of bow tie pasta using acrylic paint, and choose spring theme paints. Now take some spaghetti pasta and break it into three by four and color these pieces, this will be the body of your pasta. Add details to your bow tie pasta. Now make an antenna for your butterfly using thin wire, bend it round at one end and glue it to one side of the bow tie pasta. Now take a small flower pot and a wooden stick, glue your butterfly on the stick, and adjust the stick into the flower pot. That’s it you are done, enjoy this as a display and decorate your favorite play by these. This activity is best for kids above four years.

Air Dye Clay Pasta Craft

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For this another fun pasta activity you will be needing some colorful pasta and air-dry clay. This activity is going to be so much fun. If you don’t have colorful pasta then you can dye it by yourself. Now take the air-dye clay and make a dough out of it and now take a pipe cleaner and put it at the bottom now take your colorful pasta and start putting it on the dough, you can put it in a sequence or randomly. Now take off the pipe cleaner, you would see a hole in the middle, and this will give your dough the shape of a donut. This activity is best for kids above four years.

Pasta Pen Stand

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Are you looking for a fantastic pen stand? This craft activity would be fun for kids, you can take any cardboard box and reuse it by making a pen stand, when you are done with the base, now it’s time for the exciting part, use pasta of different shapes and sizes to decorate your pen stand, you can use spring pasta for the corners. And ring ones for the bottom. Now take out your favorite colors, and use acrylic colors for the same, it will be long-lasting. You can choose one color or a different color scheme. This activity is best for kids above four years.

The above mention pasta craft activities are so much fun for kids. These activities are best for kids above three to four years. Visit our site for more interesting crafts like this. Every kid is crazy for pasta and when they will do crafts with it they will enjoy it a lot.

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