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Stringing Straws & Buttons

Sweet Pea is 43 months old.

From: I am sure I’m not the first one to do this, but I don’t remember where I have seen it before. It is an oldie, but goodie.


4-5 Drinking straws. (We used clear ones because we had them on hand, but I think colored ones would […]

Make Your Own Lacing Cards

Sweet Pea is 40 months old.

From: I was inspired by these homemade lacing cards on Sorta Crunchy.


Craft Foam. (We bought ours at Micheal’s.) Scissors. Plastic tipped beading laces. (We found these at Micheal’s, but you might be able to use an old shoelace.) Double stick tape or loops of regular […]

Stringing Penne Pasta

Sweet Pea is 24 months old.

From: I think I have seen this in several places, but the most recent was an article at That article even described how you could dye the pasta first, but we didn’t mess with that this time.


A […]