Friday, October 24, 2014

Fall Favorites Blog Hop




Hello sweet friends! Thank you for stopping by to enjoy the FALL FAVORITES blog hop! I have a fun an easy craft for you to try - GLOW IN THE DARK NECKLACES!!! Ooohhh ahhh. I also have a freebie for you, a sale on all my fall themed products and a chance to win a product of your choice from my store! Wowza!




First, here are the directions to make the necklaces which are perfect for this time of year.

You will need: rigatoni pasta, gallon ziploc bags, acrylic paint in desired colors, GLOW IN THE DARK PAINT

Step 1 - Put pasta in bag, add drops of paint, seal and shake, shake, shake

Step 2 - Spread on a wax paper lined cookie tray (see pic)

Step 3 - Repeat for as many colors as you wish

Step 4 - Let dry (about 1 hour)

Step 5 - Put dried, colored pasta back into a ziploc bag. Add the GLOW IN THE DARK paint to the bag and shake! Let dry again.


Here is a close up of the glow in the dark paint. I got it at Michaels. It was $1.99 (without the coupon and teacher discount wink wink). This small bottle colored all the pasta you see in the pictures. Here is a link to paint GLOW IN THE DARK PAINT.

Ok, the macaroni does not come out glowing in the dark! You have to charge it up! We held a flashlight up to the necklace. Once we did that for several minutes - we got it to glow nicely! It was a lot of fun!






Would you like the activity to go with the necklace? Just click on the link above! Enjoy your treat :)

Here is another treat! All of my Fall/Halloween themed items will be 20% off for the next 3 days (October 25 - 27)!
Check them out below by clicking on the picture and heading over to TpT!




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Hop on over to the K T Teacher Tiff for more fall fun! Thank you for stopping by!
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11 comments :

  1. I love this idea! I'm going to do this with my granddaughter. Thanks so much!

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  2. What a fun idea, Michele! I think I might try that glow-in-the-dark paint on a pumpkin. Thanks for sharing!
    Linda

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    1. Great idea Linda! I didn’t think of all the possibilities for using the glow in the dark paint on other things! I have a bottle left and a pumpkin! My girls are going to be very excited!

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  3. So fun! The glow in the dark is a great idea and I love the pattern portion too! Thanks for sharing.

    Krista
    Teaching Momster

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    1. Thank you for reading and commenting Krista! It was amazing how almost all the children started building patterns! I had to make the additional sheet to accommodate for that! It is awesome when your students give you ideas!

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  4. I bet the kids love these and love the idea of including math in the activity.
    Sebrina
    Burke's Special Kids

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    1. Yes Sebrina! My class was very excited! They loved coloring the page to match the actual necklace they made!

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  5. Love this! I can see many ways to use this patterning necklace in my music classroom too!

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    1. That is awesome Mrs. King! So great that you can use in your music class! I hope it turns out wonderful!

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  6. I love the glow in the dark necklaces! I know my firsties will enjoy them!
    Jen
    An Adventure in Literacy

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