We’re making the most of the very last day of the summer holiday today, so I’m just popping in with a very quick idea: how to make easy friendship bracelets. I remember there being a friendship bracelet craze when I was a teenager and spending lots of time knotting and knotting and knotting to make some. The traditional way to make a friendship bracelet is too fiddly and time consuming for most under-tens, so here are three easy techniques for younger children to make a bracelet to share with friends.
How to make a friendship bracelet from drinking straws
First up is an idea (from B) to make a friendship bracelet from drinking straws. This design is great even for preschoolers – perfect for fine motor practise. Start by making your Bead Station: B customised an old tissue box, creating small compartments for each type of bead. [Read more…]