Activ-Clay Friendship Beads
Skill level: 1
Time: About an hour depending on the size of the beads
ACTIVA White Activ-Clay (The number of children in the class will determine the amount of clay
you will need, a 1 pound package cut in 24 pieces (cut down the center lengthwise, then 12 cuts
width wise approx ½” apart, this will allow each child to make 5-6 beads depending on the size of the bead.
Acrylic paint- note to teacher, any colors are fine, spread the colors around the table.
1. Pinch of ½” pieces of clay and shape them into squares, circles, ovals, hearts or
whatever shape you like.
the toothpick around on the inside so that the hole is big enough for the lacing.
necessary) paint with the acrylic paint. Dots are made with the round end of a
bracelet or necklace.
Project Designer: Carolyn Stearns