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Pony Bead Apples

30 Minutes: 4 and up: Fall
Fall Pony Bead Apples

Pony Bead Apples

Fall Pony Bead Apples
An Activity for School age:

Create fun, autumnal keychains and décor with this fun activity!

Before You Begin:

Fill spray bottles with Colorations® Liquid Watercolor. Gather other supplies needed.

Activity Goals:

Expose children to a seasonal lacing activity
Promote fine motor skills

Furthermore:

String a variety of different types of beads together to make bracelets and necklaces.


Let's Get Started

STEP 1

String about 4 inches of red pony beads onto a pipe cleaner. Repeat 9 more times.

STEP 2

Twist pipe cleaner to close off the tops and the bottoms and manipulate to form an apple shape.

STEP 3

String about 5 inches of green pony beads on to a pipe cleaner to create a stem.

STEP 4

Fold a 10 inch piece of Rexlace in half.

STEP 5

After you cut the Rexlace, fold in half, put both ends through the ring.

STEP 6

Pull the cording until the middle of the string is near the ring.

STEP 7

Next, put the ends of the cording through the loop, pull through and tighten it.

STEP 8

Thread both ends of the cording through beads. Be sure that the beads have holes that are big enough for two strands of cording.

STEP 9

Tie a double knot at the end to secure the beads. Then trim the extra string off.

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