Wednesday, March 4, 2009

For the Kids: Colored pasta!

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Pasta Dye
1/2 cup rubbing alcohol
Food coloring

1- Mix alcohol and food coloring in bowl.
2- Add small amounts of any type of pasta to liquid and gently stir.
3- Dry on newspapers covered with wax paper.



Colored pasta is a toddler favorite in the K house.
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Spoons and bowls- they love it!


*I also dyed some ziti for St. Patrick's Day necklaces we'll be making.

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My next set of noodles to color: Wagon wheels!!

Happy Wednesday!

14 comments:

  1. Those look like fun! I'm sure my kids would love to make them--of course, at the rate we're going, they'll probably end up in Pickle's nose!

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  2. That looks like such a good time. Thanks for sharing!

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  3. I love the idea for St. Patty's day necklaces...mind if I *borrow* it? :)

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  4. Looks easy enough and I'm sure lasts for a long time. Thanks for sharing.

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  5. Visiting from SITS, I used to make colored pasta when I taught preschool. The kids love it.

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  6. Sweet!!! I never knew how to do it without swelling the pasta. Or coloring it by hand with markers, which is difficult when they're teeny. Awesome!!!

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  7. What a great idea! I always give my kids beans to scoop and play with, but I like the idea of colored noodles so much better. How fun. Thanks!

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  8. Oh how cute!! Great ideas!! I've never heard of Ziti, what is it and where would you find it?

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  9. Now that is right up my boy's alley! THanks for the tip

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  10. Isn't colored pasta just the best!

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  11. You sound like a fun mama making good memories! thanks for stopping by my blog today! Love yours!

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