Make Patriotic Straw and Bead Jewelry (vis

Whether you’re looking for an activity to entertain the kids at this years 4th of July BBQ or you just need a quick craft to fill a summer afternoon, this easy patriotic jewelry by Chelsey at Buggy and Buddy is a great project!  The resulting pieces are fashionable enough that tweens will actually wear them, and easy enough that even little finger can help.  Her post also includes some great suggestions for making this project even more kid-friendly, so make sure you head over there and check it out!  [how to make patriotic straw and bead jewelry]

Project estimate:

  • Straws, $1 and up
  • Beads, on hand or $1
  • String or pipe cleaners, on hand or $1

Total:  $1 and up!