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Family Fun ~ Christmas Craft with Kids Takes 1 Hour

If you're a parent and you're looking for something fun to do with your kids, try this. It's from Disney's Family Fun website.


Bead Wreath
Family Fun with Beads and Wreath

Total Time Needed:
1 Hour

The wreath can symbolize the circle of friendship, which makes this decorative sun catcher just the gift for almost anyone on your family's list.

  • 16- to 20-gauge silver-colored craft wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Translucent plastic beads (with center holes large enough to thread the wire through)
  • Ribbon
  • Fishing line or monofilament
  1. Cut the wire to a length that will form a loop the size of the wreath you plan to make plus 6 inches (16-gauge wire works best for larger wreaths).
  2. Curl one end to keep the beads from sliding off, then thread on the beads from the opposite end.
  3. Twist the wire ends together to close the circle and wrap the loose ends around the wire between the beads.
  4. Tie on a ribbon and a loop of fishing line or monofilament for a hanger.

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With warm wishes,

Jean Tracy, MSS

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