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Stained Glass Pasta Art and Craft for Kids

Looking for a fun, engaging pasta craft? This pretty stained glass pasta project has so many different possibilities to let your children explore their creativity, create something unique and beautiful, and strengthen coordination with those little hands. In this pasta art you will use dyed pasta to creat a beautiful stained glass craft. This stained glass art for kids is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders.

Looking for a fun, engaging pasta craft? This pretty stained glass pasta project has so many different possibilities to let your children explore their creativity, create something unique and beautiful, and strengthen coordination with those little hands. In this pasta art you will use dyed pasta to creat a beautiful stained glass craft. This stained glass art for kids is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders.

Stained Glass Pasta

Although we don’t have a lot of stained glass where I live now, I grew up in Europe surrounded by beautiful old buildings, churches, and so much history to explore. This fun stained glass pasta allows kids to create their own stained glass craft to display at home. Use this pasta craft along with a medieval history lesson, talk about famous artists and different types of art, or just to create something pretty with leftover colored pasta you have laing around. No matter why these pasta crafts for kids are sure to perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartnare, grade 1, and grade 2 students.

pasta craft for kids

Pasta Art

You only need a few smiple materials to make your pasta art project.

  • Colored Lasagna Pasta (you can see how to dye pasta here)
  • construction paper (any color you like, it will be the border)
  • sticky contact paper

Pasta Craft Ideas

Pasta Crafts

Break apart your colored pasta noodles into various sizes. This is fun for little hands and helps create the really cool look of the project.

Open up your contact paper pouch and start adding different pieces of dyed lasagna noodle to the sticky paper. You want them to fit close together so break them more if you have to to fill in the different spaces. Mix up the colors and make a fun random color.

stained glass craft for kids

Stained glass art for kids

When you have the size and look you are looking for in this beautiful modern art project for kids – close the contact paper pouch and carefully slide your finger along the edges to seal the pouch. We don’t want your pretty stained glass to get out. We did some projects without a border like the one above. I just love the bold colors we got and how gorgeous it looks when the sun shines through them!

Pasta Crafts for Kids

Now cut a hole in your chosen color of colored cardstock and tape the contact pouch onto the border.

butterfly craft

Pasta Craft Ideas

Older students will have fun creating truly unique and stunning words of art by combining colors in patterns to form pictures. You can see we made a pretty butterfly above out of shades of green with a brown body and orange background. How beautiful is that?

Super EASY and BEAUTIFUL pasta craft! Make a pretty stained glass art for kids with dyed pasta to create pasta art for your window!

Pasta Crafts for Kids

Now hang them on the window to let the light shine through your stained glass craft to add even more dimmention to your project! The possibilities for this project ar truly endless! This summer craft for kids is a MUST to add to your summer bucket list ideas! Or make it with a butterfly theme, spring theme, or art projects for kids!

 Butterfly Addition Game Chromatography Butterflies Spring is here and that means that the butterflies have returned to delight both young and old with their graceful flight and beautiful wings. Celebrate these beautiful animlas with a fun butterfly craft for kids. This simple butterfly art project uses bowtie pasta to make the butterflies. This pasta craft for preschoolers, toddlers, and kindergartners is sure to be a hit!  butterfly printable to work on number sense

Butterfly Activities for Kids

Looking for more fun butterfly activities, butterfly crafts, and butterfly printables to add to your day or butterfly theme? Try these:

DIY Lava Lamp - super easy way to make your own lava lamp with simple things you have around your house. This homemade lava lamp is such a fun science project for kids of all ages to sneak in some summer learning. This science experiment is for toddlers, preschoolers, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and kids of all ages at home, homeschool, summer camps, classroom, etc. Looking for a really fun and memorable science experiment for kids? You will love these EPIC pop rocks experiment. Try this pop rocks science experiment with preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students to try a simple chemical reaction. This Whether you try this pop rocks science experiments for homeschool science, at a science birthday party, or as part of a summer science project - this is a MUST try,  really cool science experimentkids will LOVE. Looking for fun pasta crafts to make with leftover dyed pasta? This super pretty mosaic pasta project allows kids to create beautiful pasta pictures by pressing different colored noodles into clay.  This pasta art is such a fun, engaging craft for kids of all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders too. These super EASY to make marshmallow shooters are a must for your summer bucket list. This summer activity for kids is not only fun, but it is actually a STEM activity for kids too! Students assemble, tweak, and design this simple marshmallow cannon to try to get the most distance they can. THis is such a simple, but fun summer activities your preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and elementary age students in first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grdae, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students will want to try over summer break!

Summer Fun

Looking for more outdoor activities for kids and things to do in the summer? Your toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, and elementary age kids will love these fun ideas to keep them busy all summer long:

If you are looking for a fun unique activity using eggs, you will love this silly egg head craft. This egg shell diy chia pet is cute, simple and silly spring activities for kids. This egg shell craft is fun for toddler, prsechool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders too! delphinium flower egg carton craft Spring is the time for field trips to the local zoo. In an attempt to make our homeschool field trips extra fun (and educational) I created these super cute, zoo scavenger hunt templates. We have lots of choices with these zoo scavenger hunt printable pack to accomidate kids of all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten to elementary age students in first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. Whether you use the simple animal scavenger hunt or learn about endagered animals or animal habitats in one of these zoo scavenger hunt ideas - kids will have fun learning about zoology in science. Simply download free printable scavenger hunt pdf file and you are ready to learn about animals with this printable scavenger hunt at your local zoo. This vinegar and baking soda rocket is an out-of-this-world fun AND educational summer activity for kids! Preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students will enjoy making the baking soda rocket. This how to make a bottle rocket project is one of those really cool science projects your kids will remember forever!

Summer Activities for Kids

kadinsky for kids fall leaf project paul klee for kids art project Super cute and clever Picasso for kids activities and art project Teaching kids about famous artist Monet with this fun Monet art projects. This  easy-to-make tissue paper craft makes a beautiful Monet Art Project for Kids that will brighten up any room while helping to explore a famous artists for kids while having fun creating beautiful art, slowing down to appreciate the pretty things around us, and learning to express themselves too. This art projects for kids is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students.

Famous artists for kids

Ready to learn about more famous artists with children? Check out these projects:

Looking for a fun, engaging pasta craft? This pretty stained glass pasta project has so many different possibilities to let your children explore their creativity, create something unique and beautiful, and strengthen coordination with those little hands. In this pasta art you will use dyed pasta to creat a beautiful stained glass craft. This stained glass art for kids is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders.

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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