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DIY Frozen Bubble Necklace Birthday Party Favor #FunCraftsWithMom

Kenzie loves bubble gum. Isn't it ironic that I wasn't even the first one to introduce it to her? Let's just say that she is influenced by her preschool pals and grandma. At least I held her off this long and her teeth are just fine. So I thought it would be fun to share in her love of bubble gum with a fun craft that can also double as a birthday party favor!


Materials:

1.  Shimmer Gumballs
2.  Metal Skewer
3.  Tapestry Needle
4.  Twine or Ribbon
5.  Scissors 


Directions:

1.  Use a metal skewer to poke holes through each gumball. I found the cheapest shimmer gumballs at Oriental Trading. Please make the holes for your child (if they are young) as it does take a bit of force. I received the metal skewers from a friend who said she would give me a chicken kabob recipe. After 7 yrs, no recipe so good thing I still had these in package for this craft! 

2.  Measure the twine (or ribbon) around your child's neck to get the final length you desire and cut. Remember to keep an allowance for the knots that you will be making.  

3.  Thread the twine through the tapestry needle and start stringing the gumballs, knotting in between each gumball. The tapestry needle is pretty safe for Kenzie since the end is rounded and the size is large. But again, use your discretion.


4.  I decided that 6 gumballs for each necklace would be perfect for the birthday favor. The birthday girl to be had additional.

5.  Repeat the steps until you have the number of necklaces you need for your awesome party!


Check out the fun craft from MomSpotted this week. I hope you enjoy and link up if you have a fabulous craft you want to share!

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6 comments:

  1. Very cute. Love all the Frozen themed craft ideas.

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  2. Another Frozen craft to try... love it. I had never heard of Shimmer gumballs before I read this post! My daughter is really into necklaces lately so this will be a perfect craft for Christmas break. :)

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  3. What a cute necklace! This would be fun for girls to make at a Frozen themed birthday party!

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  4. i love the necklace idea. its so easy and elegant looking. i love the way it can be made in no time and i can make such things for daughters.

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  5. This is a very cute craft idea to make a necklace! I would love to make this with my niece and she would love to have a Frozen Necklace. It is so pretty!!

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  6. How fun are these!! Too cool as a party favor or project!! Love that they could eat them lol :) Makes it even better!!

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