Make a drinking straw necklace: Easy on the wallet geometric drinking straw necklace class art project!

Drinking straw necklace: Necklace diy craft kids activities fun project!
DIY kids craft activities: Necklaces!

Ideas With Straws: DIY craft drinking straw necklace!

This drinking straw necklace craft is an oldie but a goodie – homemade necklaces with a modern geometric twist! Don’t they look great?

Easy to make and very easy on the wallet, this is a fun activity for family time, from toddlers to teens, or as a classroom or home school activity.

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First we made a basic triangle and a square necklace. Next we had fun combining shapes and adding feathers. Even the family dog Puchi got involved in this fun craft actvity- see below! Be see our craft video below or our step-by-step photo tutorial below.

Video tutorial: How to make 2 DIY necklaces using drinking straws: triangle and square designs!

Here’s what you will need:

Drinking straws ( brightly colored or ‘neon’)

Thread, ribbon or yarn

Feathers (optional)

How to make a geometric drinking straw necklace

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Step-by-step triangle drinking straw necklace

Step 1

Trim down your drinking straws to various sizes, approx. 3cm, 2cm and some smaller ‘connectors’.

Step 2 – triangle necklace

Select three 3 cm beads and three connector beads in bright contrasting colors.

Cut a length of yarn or thread to the length you want your necklace to be.

Step 3

Thread the 3cm straw beads onto the length of yarn, with three connector beads intersecting as shown.

Step 4

Take one end of your yarn and thread it through the 3cm bead at the other end of the yarn.

Step 5

Pull both ends to make a triangle in the centre of your yarn…

Step 6

…and knot the ends together to make a necklace.

How to make a square drinking straw geometric necklace

For a square drinking straw necklace repeat the above process but with four of each size of bead.

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We had lots of fun making these colorful necklaces. To attach feathers to the beads we used a little glue. Now you know the basics, have fun experimenting. We’d love to see what you come up with!

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Hi, my name is Puchi – Woof woof! I know I look good. What are you waiting for? Get busy!!!!

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2 Responses to Drinking straw necklace video

  1. These are so pretty! I recently made “necklaces” out of the same straws for my light table in the classroom. Your necklaces are really pretty! i love a good re-purpose! Thank you for sharing!

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