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Paper beads

Paper beads
I made these paper beads a while ago and dug them out the other day for my eldest son to play with. At three and a half he’s grown out of playing with his chunky threading beads – so these were the perfect replacement. They are so easy to make and surprisingly sturdy. I used some sheets of origami paper to make mine but you can use any kind of paper. For example magazine scraps are particularly good for making beads with a more ethnic feel. To make them simply cut out some very long isosceles triangles. You can experiment with paper length/width and make beads of different shapes and sizes. The beads are perfect for little kids to thread.

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