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Pasta Art

Things You Need

  • Dry Pasta
  • Zip lock bags
  • Gel Food Color
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Paper Towels
  • Baker's twine/ Cotton String

Steps/ Instruction


Gather all your uncolored dry pasta and get ready to transform them into something fun. You may use all kinds: bow-tie, wagon wheel, penne, rotini

Grab 7 little zippered baggies.

Divide your dry pasta into the zippered bags.

Add 2 squirts of our favorite Color Gel Food Color

How to dye pasta?

1 capful of rubbing alcholol and start shaking!! Make sure the bags are tightly sealed.
Once the colors are evenly mixed, spread on a paper towel lined cookie sheet.

The kids can first explore the pasta first. May be a sensory activity can come before a kids art project or a craft.
Well as you can see, coloring pasta is very simple and once colored, they can be used in a variety of ways.
After coloring the pasta, we used a baker’s twine to thread the pasta. Good time to practice counting, skip counting or patterning with your kids.

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