Good Luck Beads

Good Luck Beads craft

Don’t Worry, Bead Happy! Get in the fashion swing with worry beads to bring good luck. They’re really popular in Greece!

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    Men and women in Greece carry worry beads as a fashion accessory. Their beads may be made from stone, wood, metal, horn, nut, and even coral. People swing, twist, flip, and click their beads. They’re also good luck symbols and represent Greek culture. Why not pick up on the trend?

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    Shape your beads. Blend white Crayola Model Magic® with color from Crayola Gel Markers. Knead until you get the color(s) you like. For a marbleized effect, knead in the color just a little. Roll into a snake. Cut the snake into about 20 beads with Crayola Scissors.

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    Ask an adult to help you thread a yarn needle. Push yarn through the beads at least once. Air-dry your beads.

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    Add shine if you want. Cover your craft area with newspaper. Mix half water and half Crayola School Glue. Use the mixture to glaze the beads with a Crayola Paint Brush. Air-dry the beads.

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    Tape the ends of the yarn to wear your beads.