Things You Need
- Dry Pasta
- Zip lock bags
- Gel Food Color
- Rubbing Alcohol
- Paper Towels
- Baker's twine/ Cotton String
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.